Repsol Philanthropic Acceleration Program

Source: Repsol, Jan 22, 2020

Non-repayable grants

  • Between 60,000 and 120,000 euros along the acceleration year.
  • Acceleration extendable for a second year, same funding.
  • We do not ask for any equity or intellectual property.

Multidisciplinary mentoring team

  • Two senior mentors, ex Repsol leaders volunteering to help you with your project.
  • Three other mentors, Repsol active professionals, providing technology support and market insights.

Possibility of pilot trials with Repsol

  • We try to facilitate pilot trials with Repsol, but please be aware that that is not always possible.
  • Startups admitted in our program have no restrictions to do pilot trials with any other company.


Our program supports industrial technological solutions in the following scopes:

  • Scope 1: Circular economy. Recycling and reuse of waste and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the energy and chemical industry. Technologies for plastic-to-fuel/plastic conversions and to produce biofuels, green hydrogen and biodegradable plastics.
  • Scope 2: Technologies to obtain or use materials of greater added value or higher performance in the chemical industry, such as light-weighting materials for transport or packaging innovations.
  • Scope 3: Technologies disrupting the current energy market and mobility space, such as energy storage innovations, electric charge solutions, bidirectional vehicle to grid charging technologies or new technologies or business models related to the connected car and the autonomous car.
  • Scope 4: Efficiency in operations in the oil and gas industry (exploration, production, refining, petrochemicals) aimed at improving safety, reliability and availability of industrial sites.