Give an impulse to new possibilities

Since 2014, the EDF Pulse Start-up Awards have been rewarding those who invent the world of tomorrow by proposing innovative solutions to move towards carbon neutrality.

What are the EDF Pulse awards?

Since 2014:

  • 2,200


  • 80

    start-ups supported

  • 31


4 categories relating to the EDF Group's raison d'être

  • Low-carbon production

  • Low-carbon consumption

  • Decarbonising through digital technology

  • Making business simpler and safer

The awards

For each category, the EDF Pulse Start-up Awards reward a winner with: 

  • A financial endowment

    Each winner will receive a financial award of €30,000

  • Made-to-measure support

    Testing of technology in our laboratories, enhancement of the business model, financing of a PoC, contact with end users: all possible synergies with the EDF Group will be studied.

  • An investment study by EDF Pulse Ventures

    Your application will be studied by EDF Pulse Ventures for a possible investment by the EDF Group in your start-up.

  • Access to the Alumni network

    The winners will join the EDF Group start-up network.