What is the challenge

What's the challenge?

We’re in the process of selecting start-ups to collaborate with as part of our 2019 Pulse Innovation Challenge.

Watch this space in the coming weeks as we reveal the exciting young companies EDF Energy's innovation accelerator, Blue Lab, will be working with.  



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The categories

Electric Vehicles

Solutions for businesses and consumers transitioning to electric vehicles

Improving Customers’ Lives

Solutions to make life better for our customers

Electric Future Through Artificial Intelligence

Solutions to accelerate the electric future and make EDF Energy the supplier of choice through emerging AI

Benefits on offer

Access to EDF Energy scale and network to develop business opportunities
Mentorship from senior leadership at EDF Energy and access to subject matter experts


Free office space at IDEALondon, an innovation centre in the heart of London’s Tech City, run by EDF Energy, Cisco and UCL Engineering
Opportunity to validate products, trial and test in live environments, along with customer feedback and consumer insights
£10k cash prize for overall winner
Potential for EDF Energy to invest in your business

We want to work with fantastic start-ups and can help you develop and grow your ideas with our knowledge and expertise in the energy sector and innovation.

This challenge can give you a unique gateway into the world of energy and help us, jointly, deliver a powerful future for the benefit of energy users.

Jean-Benoit Ritz, Director of Innovation and Blue Lab

Competition Terms and Conditions

Applications for this programme closed on 21 May 2019.

Application Terms & Conditions 
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