Embodying the EDF Group's commitment to Africa, the EDF Pulse Africa Awards support African companies in the development of products, solutions and services aimed at supporting the continent's energy development.
With its EDF Pulse Africa awards, EDF is seeking to support entrepreneurship in Africa by pursuing three goals:
Identifying potential partners by unearthing the continent’s technological talents.
Supporting innovation by involving local entrepreneurs in the development of more innovative offerings
Helping companies develop their solutions with the EDF Pulse Africa Accelerator
5th edition of EDF Pulse Africa
EDF Pulse Africa Tour, the regional tour within the entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem in Africa, end with its last stage on the continent in Abidjan, on November 9, 2023. The Grand Final will take place in Paris on March 7, 2024.
Since the creation of the EDF Pulse Africa Awards in 2017, 17 young African start-ups have been able to benefit from EDF's support. Together, the 4 editions represent more than 1,500 applications from more than half of the 54 countries on the African continent.
EDF Pulse Africa Tour
By highlighting sustainable energy solutions, facilitating meetings between key players and celebrating local innovations, the EDF Pulse Africa Tour reinforces the EDF Group's commitment to supporting low-carbon energy growth in Africa.