To promote innovation and to the future, EDF launched the EDF Pulse Awards to showcase and provide tangible support to European startups that are joining forces, creating and inventing tomorrow’s future.  

This 2018 edition will reward 5 winners who will  receive a media campaign and 70,000 euros to get projects off the ground.

The categories that can be applied for are:

  • Smart Home
  • Smart  Business
  • Smart Heath & Self
  • Smart City

Eligibility Criteria: Who can apply?

The competition is eligible for those who are a Europe-based start-up or small company with an innovative project following one of the categories.

Before you apply your project should meet the following criteria:

  • your start-up is domiciled in a European country before March 21st 2018
  • your start-up hires less than 30 employees
  • your start-up is independent of a corporate group of over 500 people
  • your innovation participates in “inventing  our electric future” and qualifies for at least one of the four categories
  • by September 2018, your project will be at the stage of prototype or at least mocked up before the Grand Jury, ready to be presentable to  the general public
  • your innovation will be launched  by the end of 2018 or is already on the market for less than a year

To find out more about this competition please follow the link provided on the right hand side.