Welcome to EDF R&D

EDF R&D, an innovation accelerator for your projects

R&D is at the heart of EDF Group's major challenges. It covers all trades and activities of the energy sector. It provides day-to-day support to the business lines and subsidiaries in line with the EDF Group's Cap 2030 project. Researchers are driven by two missions: improving performance in all today's activities and preparing for the future by working on breakthrough technologies. Browse through the projects and research work that make EDF R&D a benchmark player, whether it is developing new energy and electricity services, supporting competitive and decarbonated production mixes or supporting the digital and societal transition.

R&D: dare to look towards the future and innovate at present

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Chercheurs d'ici et d'ailleurs

There are 1,800 researchers at EDF R&D in France and 223 abroad. But what do they do? Who are they? Discover the day-to-day life of a researcher working in one of EDF's 7 international R&D centres with the "Researchers from here and abroad" portrait series, a series of unusual video interviews.

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R&D Experience

Explore our virtual showcase and let you be guided through the EDF R&D world.

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R&D laboratories

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Our activities

R&D in brief: key figures, international presence, strategy, examples of projects.

Our offers

Our R&D is also yours. Let's build tomorrow's energies together.

Our scientific community

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