Innovation and energy

We are applying new technologies and ways of working to help build a brighter energy future for the UK. Our programmes focus on coupling advances in science and engineering with new digital innovations.

EDF Pulse Innovation Challenge

The Pulse Innovation Challenge gives start-ups a gateway into the energy industry. 

Blue Lab

Blue Lab is EDF's innovation accelerator. We take great ideas and shape them to become the customer technologies and services of the future.

Research and Development UK

R&D UK is a centre of technical excellence whose main purpose is helping to build a brighter energy future for the UK. 

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EDF’s Waste & Decommissioning Programme
EDF’s Waste & Decommissioning R&D programme aims to further our understanding of the challenges and to deliver tools and technologies that add value to the UK’s Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor (AGR) decommissioning programme.

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EDF Pulse Awards

Our parent company EDF Group have launched the 7th edition of their Pan-European competition, EDF Pulse Start-up Awards. 


Energy guides, advice, innovation and news that works for you. 


Winner of our first start-up challenge, this smart home monitoring system connects families and helps people stay in their own homes longer.