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 Nouveaux Business and our support system for startups who are inventing the future of energy.
Discover EDF Nouveaux Business
Imagine if your innovative ideas were to become a reality! Our EDF Nouveaux Business 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
Smart cities, electric mobility, augmented reality, smart building, smart health, etc. Are you innovating to help advance society and to foster the energy transition? Have you heard of the EDF Pulse Awards? Since 2013, we have been organising a competition to showcase and support French and European startups as they invent the world of tomorrow.
involved and supported by EDF in just four years!
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