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EDF PULSE AWARDS

October 2013
ABOUT
• 

EDF Pulse is a worldwide programme designed to foster
innovation.

• 

It is about EDF inspiring progress with i...
CATEGORIES FOR
The ‘EDF Pulse Electricity & Smart Living Awards’ represent EDF’s
engagement for progress in three areas: h...
BENEFITS FROM
All projects will benefit from EDF’s media power, particularly on

PULSE.EDF.COM
Each of the three winning p...
COMPANY
PROFILE
EDF is the world's biggest electricity producer and has 160,000
employees and almost 40 million customers in some thirty c...
AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP
SCHEDULE
KEY STEPS
SOURCING
OCT 2 – DEC 31
2013

20-30
PROJECTS
SOURCED BY
EACH SENSOR

SELECTION
JAN 16 and 17,
2014

12 PROJECTS
...
DIGITAL PLATFORM
The
pulse.edf.com
platform will
centralize and
aggregate all
contents and
social activities.
It will be
r...
ENTRY CRITERIA
•  Companies with fewer than 50 employees or individuals,
•  Innovations due to be launched within 24 month...
SELECTION CRITERIA
•  The need 'tackled' and the size of the market
•  The solution proposed (object or service)
•  The te...
WHAT WE REQUIRE FROM THE PROJECT TEAMS
•  A name and a visual of the project concept, as well as a

licence to use for EDF...
8 SENSORS IMMERSED IN INNOVATION
  Italy : Emil Abirascid
Chief Editor of Innov'azione, bi-monthly magazine fully dedicat...
SOME
ILLUSTRATIVE
PROJECTS
GLOWING PLANTS
Using synthetic biology and Genome Compiler's
software – the first step in creating sustainable
natural lig...
ICARE PROJECT
Help the elderly to
stay at home
longer

ALERT ME
A single platform for a connected home

DARMUS
PROJECT
Adv...
This is just the beginning

Please contact Bernard Moon at bernard@sparklabsglobal.com
for any questions or submissions.
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Worldwide contest to promote innovation focusing on Home, Mobility & Health. Each of the three winning projects will receive €50,000 prize money and will benefit from a major advertising campaign across Europe. Go to PULSE.EDF.COM

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EDF Pulse innovation Contest

  1. 1. EDF PULSE AWARDS October 2013
  2. 2. ABOUT •  EDF Pulse is a worldwide programme designed to foster innovation. •  It is about EDF inspiring progress with inventors and innovators. •  EDF Pulse will be a trigger for the most innovative projects that use electricity for driving society forward.
  3. 3. CATEGORIES FOR The ‘EDF Pulse Electricity & Smart Living Awards’ represent EDF’s engagement for progress in three areas: home, mobility and health: •  Home covers projects dealing with clean tech, more energy efficient and environment friendly housing. •  Mobility covers projects dealing with solutions and services to meet society’s growing mobility requirements and needs, particularly those focusing on sustainable transport solutions. •  Health deals with innovations which improve people’s health and quality of life, intelligent healthcare technology, and interconnected healthcare services.
  4. 4. BENEFITS FROM All projects will benefit from EDF’s media power, particularly on PULSE.EDF.COM Each of the three winning projects will receive €35,000 prize money and will benefit from a major advertising campaign (including TV, web and press) promoting the first edition of the EDF Pulse Awards.
  5. 5. COMPANY PROFILE
  6. 6. EDF is the world's biggest electricity producer and has 160,000 employees and almost 40 million customers in some thirty countries. The company generates over 72 billion euros in annual revenues. EDF spends over 580 million euros per year on research & development to develop low CO2 energy sources and solutions as well as to secure and modernize electrical networks. Please go to www.edf.com for more information on EDF Group.
  7. 7. AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP
  8. 8. SCHEDULE
  9. 9. KEY STEPS SOURCING OCT 2 – DEC 31 2013 20-30 PROJECTS SOURCED BY EACH SENSOR SELECTION JAN 16 and 17, 2014 12 PROJECTS NOMINATED BY THE SENSORS (4*3: MOBILITY, HEALTH, HOME) JURY FEB 18, 2014 6 FINALIST PROJECTS CHOSEN BY THE JURY PUBLIC VOTE MARCH 10 -23 2014 AWARDS CELEBRATION MARCH 25 2014 1 EVENT 3 AWARDS 3 WINNERS The jury will be composed of highly respected public figures and chaired by Henri Proglio, Chairman and CEO of EDF MOBILITY HEALTH HOME (2 other awards in Science and access to electricity)
  10. 10. DIGITAL PLATFORM The pulse.edf.com platform will centralize and aggregate all contents and social activities. It will be responsive. EDF Pulse Award Smart living process | Octobre 2013 | 11
  11. 11. ENTRY CRITERIA •  Companies with fewer than 50 employees or individuals, •  Innovations due to be launched within 24 months, •  Projects related to electricity (use or alternative sources) Please contact Bernard Moon at bernard@sparklabsglobal.com for any questions or submissions.
  12. 12. SELECTION CRITERIA •  The need 'tackled' and the size of the market •  The solution proposed (object or service) •  The technological innovation delivered •  The calibre of the team •  The environmental and societal impact
  13. 13. WHAT WE REQUIRE FROM THE PROJECT TEAMS •  A name and a visual of the project concept, as well as a licence to use for EDF for each of these. •  Candidates should also supply if possible, additional promotional content such as a video introducing the project and the team behind it. Licenses to use for EDF must also be supplied.
  14. 14. 8 SENSORS IMMERSED IN INNOVATION   Italy : Emil Abirascid Chief Editor of Innov'azione, bi-monthly magazine fully dedicated to the Italian innovation ecosystem.   France : Stéphane Distinguin Founder and CEO of faberNovel, an international innovation and also our consultant for these EDF Pulse Awards. Chairman of Cap Digital, a “world class” cluster dedicated to the digital economy.   UK : Steven Fawkes Chairman of Day One Energy Solutions, a developer vehicle for large-scale energy retrofits.   US : Sheeraz Haji CEO of Cleantech Group and one of the world’s most influential cleantech thought-leaders.   Benelux : Kitty Leering Program Director of PICNIC, an accelerator for game changing ideas, concepts, products and services.   France : Michel Levy Provençal Founder and CEO of Joshfire, providing content and brand experience solutions for the web, mobile, tablet, TV and connected objects. Founder of TEDxParis, the first French TEDx community.   Asia : Bernard Moon Co-founder & General Partner at SparkLabs Global Ventures, a global seed-stage fund.   France : Philippe Ringenbach Venture Partner at Electranova, the investment fund launched by EDF
  15. 15. SOME ILLUSTRATIVE PROJECTS
  16. 16. GLOWING PLANTS Using synthetic biology and Genome Compiler's software – the first step in creating sustainable natural lighting. LIFX The Light Bulb Reinvented UBRICITY Sockets network integrated everywhere Ecoupled | 17 Real time powering of electrical devices 20"
  17. 17. ICARE PROJECT Help the elderly to stay at home longer ALERT ME A single platform for a connected home DARMUS PROJECT Advanced detection of breast cancer HYDRO MONITORING Pollution monitoring system | 18
  18. 18. This is just the beginning Please contact Bernard Moon at bernard@sparklabsglobal.com for any questions or submissions.

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