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From June 25 to July 26 2021, EDF is launching the 4th edition of the EDF Pulse Africa Awards: a call for projects for African SMEs and start-ups.

Do you have an innovative project in the field of energy and want to develop your business?

Apply for a chance to win up to €15,000 and access to the new EDF Pulse Africa Factory program.

Click here to register and apply. 

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EDF Pulse Africa Awards is open to young and talented Africans that innovate to come out with frugal and disruptive solutions in giving people access to electricity in Africa.

EDF Pulse Prizes in Africa will reward innovative projects applicable in the following areas:

  • Off-grid electric production: produce and/or store electricity in off-grid areas
  • Electric usages and services: invent usages or provide services with low-power consumption
  • Access to water: give people access to water through electricity (agriculture and domestic use)

3 prizes  (15 000 €, 10 000 €, 5 000 €) will be awarded by the Grand Jury in Paris, in December 2021. Winners will also have the opportunity to integrate EDF Pulse Factory, a programme aiming at accelerating the development of those start-ups, thanks to direct access to EDF knowledge.

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