The winners

From exoskeletons that help paraplegics walk again and folding electric scooters to the battery of the future, augmented wood and even natural lighting via fibre-optic cable, the winners of the EDF Pulse Start-up Awards have been submitting the most cutting-edge technology of the future ever since 2014. Who are they? Why are these startups revolutionising tomorrow’s world? And where are they now?

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Helper Drone

A sea rescue drone assists rescue professionals in securing the victims of accidents in record time.

  • 2018
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Hyperlex

A intelligent “control tower” analyses and helps manage all the contracts of a company.

  • 2018
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HySiLabs

This disruptive technology makes it possible to carry and to store hydrogen more simply thanks to... a liquid vector.

  • 2018
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Lancey

A smart radiator which stores electricity during off-peak hours and redistributes it during peak consumption.

  • 2018
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Vitirover

A autonomous robot operating on solar energy maintains all large grassed areas (vineyards, railways, etc.).

  • 2018
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GEPS Techno

Using the sea’s energy to bring power to offshore wind turbines.

  • 2017
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Echy

The innovative lighting system that brings natural light into windowless buildings.

  • 2014
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AutonHome

The smart and personalised home-based physiotherapy programme for people suffering from cognitive disorders.

  • 2017
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Damae

The medical imaging device that detects skin cancers at an early stage without taking a tissue sample.

  • 2015