Improving our customers' lives through innovation

The EDF Energy Pulse Awards promotes innovation and contributes to the developments of the future. Our goal is to showcase and provide tangible support to start-ups that are helping to shape that future.

EDF Energy has a strong history of promoting innovation in our business and the industry.  The EDF Energy Pulse Awards will help us to collaborate with an even wider range of experts and get a fresh perspective on how to tackle a number of challenges facing our industry today.The innovative solutions chosen as part of this challenge will be developed alongside the existing work of our R&D teams and innovation accelerator Blue Lab, putting innovation firmly at the heart of our business. - Xavier Mamo, Director of Research & Development EDF Energy

Take part in the EDF Energy Pulse Awards and help shape the world we live in.


We have 4 innovation challenges - each designed to make significant improvements to the way we live and work.

Smart home control on tablet.

Connected home and business challenge

Share your ideas to change the way our customers use energy and win the opportunity to develop it with Blue Lab, EDF Energy's innovation accelerator.

STEM - Getting children interested in science, technology, engineering and maths

Inspiring young people into STEM

We're looking for innovative products or services that will spark young people's interests in STEM subjects. 

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Data solutions for health and safety at work

We're looking for a team of data experts who can work with us on developing an analytic model to prevent incidents more effectively – bringing us closer to our Zero Harm ambition.

Monitoring and inspection solutions for energy generation assets

A challenge in partnerhsip with Innovate UK. Can you identify new and innovative ways to inspect and monitor our power generation assets. These solutions must be safe, accurate, fast and cost effective.