Electricite De France (EDF) Pulse Africa Awards for African Energy Start-ups

Electricite De France (EDF) is welcoming applications for its Pulse Africa Awards for African Energy Start-ups. 


Pulse Africa Awards for African Energy Start-ups are a fellowship and award program by Electricite De France that offers financial aid to African Energy Start-ups to enable them develop their energy start-ups and possibly take it to the next level. 

Deadline: 26th July 2021

Fellowship starts: 2021-2022 

Number of Awards: Up to three awards 

Type: Fellowship, Awards, Entrepreneurship 

Host: Electricité De France 

Country of Fellowship: Paris, France 

Target demographic: African countries 


To be eligible to apply for this fellowship and entrepreneurship program, applicants must; 

° Have a prototype by November, 2021, allowing the demonstration of the proposed solution to the general public, at the time of the Grand Jury

° Be domiciled in Africa

° Be a structure (start-up, micro-enterprise …) of less than 30 people

° Be the bearer of a project with an advanced stage of development

° Be established by July 26, 2021

° Introduce an innovation that uses or produces electricity, and falls within the scope of one of the 3 categories mentioned above

° Be in the pre-commercialization phase (or be marketed for less than one year).

Fellowship Worth/Inclusions 

The Fellowship award covers the following costs; 

¶ transport 

¶ accommodation in France of each finalist representative will be borne by the Organizer

How to Apply

In your best interest, you are advised to visit the Fellowship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best. 

Website: https://africa-pulse.edf.com/en/meta-home/edf-pulse-africa


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