School awards to promote STEM vocations

The Naturgy Foundation launches the sixth edition of the Efigy Technology Competition for the 2023-2024 school year. The initiative is designed for 14-16-year-old secondary school students across Spain and aims to promote the values of energy efficiency and technological professions from a young age.

It is free to take part in the competition, which asks students to propose a solution that will contribute to improving the planet through energy efficiency. This educational activity aims to motivate and raise awareness and interest in energy, strengthen the research ability of young people and inspire curiosity and creativity, while developing teamwork and communication skills.

Educational objectives

  • Encourage research in schools by identifying problems and finding solutions.
  • Highlight the importance of good communication in research, developing communication skills.
  • Provide resources for teachers to work with technology and natural sciences in the classroom.
  • Place value on the scientific work carried out in secondary school classrooms.

Subjects and issues

  • Air quality in cities.
  • Energy efficiency.
  • Energy innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Sustainable mobility.
  • Energy advice in vulnerable environments.


  • Most innovative project
  • Most feasible project
  • Best presented project


Participants in the competition will receive a participation certificate and the winners will have money towards technological school materials.

Endorsed by…

The Competition is endorsed by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).

The Efigy Technology Competition, step by step

Take a look at previous editions

Summary of the 5th Efigy Technology Competition

Summary of the 4th Efigy Technology Competition

Summary of the 3rd Efigy Technology Competition

Summary of the 2nd Efigy Technology Competition

Summary of the 1st Efigy Technology Competition

More information and requests

If you are interested in our Efigy Technology Competition, contact us by:

Telephone: 607748193