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The winter holidays are almost upon us, but it is not the time to rest and eat more than we can just yet. Let’s see what PGNiG, Poland’s biggest oil and gas company and ARP, Industrial Development Agency, are cooking up for you.

It is the 15th edition of ARP Innovation Pitch and you are invited! PGNiG S.A. are organising it in cooperation with ARP S.A. You just cannot afford to miss it. There is a lot at stake: you can win 10.000 PLN! The applications are closing on Thursday, December 14, so time is of the essence.

PGNiG is constantly striving to develop, which is why they stay up-to-date with new technologies and business models. ARP, on the other hand, helps companies in the SME sector commercialise their products, by introducing them to bigger players on the market. These two believe that the the rapidly-developing blockchain technology can be used in energetics, and they need your help. So if that is your passion and your head is bursting with ideas, ARP Innovation Pitch might be the big chance you have been waiting for.

The event itself will take place on December 19 and is open for everyone: startups, SME, and large companies, regardless of whether you are from Poland or abroad. The only requirement is that your product or service is at 5 TRL, which means that it has been tested in similar conditions and is fully operational.

You can send your application to Once your attendance is confirmed, you will be invited to ARP Innovation Pitch and sent the agenda.

The main event will take place in PGNiG’s headquarters (Kasprzaka Street 25, Warsaw). There, you will have an opportunity to present your idea to PGNiG representatives during a 5-minute long presentation (the template can be downloaded here). The highest-rated project will get the money prize.

Hurry up, the applications are closing very soon! See you there!