On 30 April 2014, the EDF Pulse awards were handed out to the project leaders. Each one of them contributed, in their own way, to solving challenges related to electricity all over the world through innovation.
Discover the members of the juries from previous editions
Standing and from left to right: Pierre Viriot, EDF Brand Internal Communications and Image Manager ; Carlo Ratti, MIT Senseable City Lab Director ; Cécile Monteil, Medical Director at Sorbonne Paris Cité's iLumens ; Philippe Van de Maele, CEO of the Paris-Saclay Public Development Agency ; Laure Reinhart, Director of innovative partnerships and ecosystems at BPI France ; Bernard Salha, EDF Group Research and Development Manager; Louis Dreyfus, Manager of the Le Monde Group and Huffington Post (France) ; Michel Vanhaesbroucke, Manager of EDF Nouveaux Business ; Anicet Mbida, Journalist on Europe 1 radio. | Sitting and from left to right: François Bracq, Manager of the StartUp and ScaleUp programmes at Google France ; Olivier Mathiot, CEO of PriceMinister Rakuten ; Patrick Mazeau, Manager of Business Relations at NAVER LABS Europe ; Eric Carreel, Co-founder of Withings. | Missing on the picture: Gilles Babinet, co-founder of Africa4Tech.
From left to right: Christian Vanizette, Co-founder of MakeSense ; Anne Le Gall, journalist at Europe 1 ; Philippe Van de Maele, CEO of the Public Establishment of Paris-Saclay ; Jean-Christophe Tortora, President of the economic daily La Tribune; Julien Villeret, Director of Communication of EDF Group ; Laure Reinhart, Director of partnerships and innovative ecosystems at BPI France ; Philippe Torrion, Senior Executive Vice President of Innovation, Strategy and Planning ; Catherine Lescure, Director of Internal Communications, Brand and Image ; Bertin Nahum, CEO of MEDTECH S.A. ; Bernard Salha,Director of Research and Development of EDF Group ; Nick Leeder, Managing Director of Google France ;Cédric Villani, director of the Henri-Poincaré Institute; Hervé Biausser, Director of CentraleSupélec.
From left to right: Thomas Guillochon, Director of Development of Hello Asso ; Catherine Lescure, Director of Internal Communications, Brand and Image ; Dominique Marrec, Architect at the ECDM Combarel-Marrec firm ; Bruno Bonnell, Director of Robopolis ; Bernard Salha, Director of Research and Development of EDF Group ; Pascale Santi, Journalist at the French newspaper “Le Monde” ; Bertin Nahum, CEO of MEDTECH S.A. ; Claudie Haigneré, Scientist and astronaut, Chairwoman of Universcience ; Francesca Gulminelli, Scientist, member of the French Universitary Institute ; Laure Reinhart, Director of partnerships and innovative ecosystems at BPI France ;Nick Leeder, Managing Director of Google France ; Pr. Robert C. Amstrong, Director of MIT Energy Initiative, USA.
From left to right: Bertrand Meheut, Chief Executive of Groupe Canal+ ; Philippe Kourilsky, Managing Director of the Institut Pasteur; Arturo Dell’acqua Bellavitis, Dean of the Faculty of Design of Politecnico di Milano ; Dominique Marrec, Architect at the ECDM Combarel-Marrec firm ; Claudie Haigneré, Scientist and astronaut, Chairwoman of Universcience ; Bernard Salha, Director of Research and Development of EDF Group ; Laurent Solly, CEO of Facebook France ; Henri Proglio, CEO of EDF Group ; Pr. Robert C. Armstrong, Director du MIT Energy Initiative ; Sébastien Candel, Professor at Ecole Centrale Paris ; Michel Chevalet, Scientific journalist ; John Loughhead, Executive Director of the UK Energy Research Centre ; Marie-Pierre Comets, Director of Innovation and Business Relations at CNRS ; Giovanni Federigo De Santi, Director of the Institute for Energy and Transport.