EDF and startups: let's innovate together!
Are you a startup? Do you need funding, expertise or help in developing a network? At EDF, open innovation is in our DNA! Discover EDF Pulse Croissance and our support system for startups who are inventing the future of energy.
Discover EDF Pulse Croissance
Imagine if your innovative ideas were to become a reality! Our EDF Pulse Croissance will help you put your plans into action by making a team available to you as well as providing you with dedicated resources. Our goal is to create ten startups within two years and to develop tomorrow’s business lines within the Group.
Startup support mechanisms to provide funding and generate innovations
Do you need funding? Launched in 2012 by EDF in partnership with Idinvest Partners, the investment fund Electranova Capital supports startups in the fields of energy, smart cities and mobility to boost digitalisation in these sectors. Find out more about the Electranova Capital fund
Welcome to EDF's R&D department! Our Innovation Hub teams open their doors to you and work in close collaboration with startups to identify and implement new methods or technologies to revolutionise the energy sector... and well as much more! Learn more about Innovation Hub
EDF Pulse, the recognition accelerator for talented entrepreneurs
Setting the pace for tomorrow’s innovations!
Since 2014, the EDF Pulse Awards have given a helping hand to French and European startups that use new technological solutions to build tomorrow’s world - an electric world that’s smarter, more eco-friendly and better connected. All about the EDF Pulse startup Awards
Co-innovation to connect startups with the needs of customers
A true laboratory for participatory innovation, EDF Pulse&You is an online community platform accessible to all. Its purpose is to test services or objects designed by startups with internet users to help improve their products. Go to EDF Pulse & You