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).
The Fellowship award covers the following costs;
¶ 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.