The Limahana Efigy Girls team, supported and mentored by the Naturgy Foundation, has won the Innovation Project Prize at the First Lego League tournament held on Saturday, 8 February, at the School of Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.
The schools relying on the collaboration of the Naturgy Foundation are the ones in the provinces of A Coruña, Alicante, Pontevedra, Tarragona, Barcelona and Madrid.
The entity will collaborate with the Scientia Foundation, which endorses this international programme to promote the science and technology professions among young children, and this year, for the first time, it is promoting the participation of teams consisting solely of girls.
Today, the mayor of Castelldefels, Maria Miranda, visited Energy Challenge, which has just started its route around Catalonia after launching as part of COP 25 held in Madrid.
Renewable gas, responsible energy consumption habits and air quality are just some of the issues visitors are invited to reflect on in an interactive and immersive space journey on board an efficient, 70 m2 vehicle guided by a latest generation robot.
The new Energy Challenge travelling learning project is making its second stop in Catalonia, immediately after its launch as part of COP 25 held in Madrid.
Jordi Fortuny, Councillor for Economic Services, Central and Personal Services visited today and, throughout the week, visits from the city's educational centres are also planned.
The Efigy Education initiative is a new, innovative programme which will run throughout the entire school year, and also aims to promote technological professions among students.
The Naturgy Foundation will introduce the youngest generations to the key aspects of the energy transition and new technology such as renewable gas and its role in the circular economy in the almost 300 activities it has planned this year in the four Catalonian provinces.
The new travelling awareness-raising project, Energy Challenge, was presented last week under the framework of the COP 25, and starts its tour around Spain in Valdemoro.
The Energy Challenge will travel some 4,800 kilometres, visiting around forty Spanish municipalities during next year, where it hopes to attract 100,000 visitors.
The new dissemination project Energy Challenge can be visited from today until Sunday as part of the ‘Green Castellana Axis’, taking place in Madrid for COP25.
Renewable gas, responsible energy consumption habits and air quality are some of the issues that the Energy Challenge invites you to reflect on, in an interactive and interesting space journey aboard an efficient 70m2 vehicle, guided by a state-of-the-art robot.
The Energy Challenge will visit around forty Spanish municipalities during next year, where it hopes to attract 100,000 visitors.
On 20 November, John Hoffman, Managing Director of GSMA, organiser of the Mobile World Congress, led a meeting in Barcelona with executives from Spanish companies to exchange ideas and opinions on one of the central topics for the coming years: how upcoming generations can contribute to real change for society and the economy through STEAM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & design and Mathematics).