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ENGIE Innovation: a 360° commitment to turning good ideas into operational solutions

The aim of the Group's open innovation commitment is to give startups, entrepreneurs and project sponsors the opportunity to put forward their ideas and receive assistance from ENGIE and its energy and digital technology experts.

This commitment has four cornerstones, all of which are grouped together under the ENGIE Innovation banner:

The ENGIE Innovations calls for projects

ENGIE regularly launches calls for projects in strategic areas of energy:

Selected by a panel of expert judges, the winning startups are supported in their growth by the Group, giving them the opportunity to see their solutions become a reality in the market.

Innovative solutions for a smart home

Innovative solutions for a smart home 

In partnership with ENGIE, the FNAC DARTY start-up awards are seeking innovative solutions for new user habits from professionals working with smart devices for the home. Several start-ups will receive an award. What’s in it for them? A chance to meet sector experts, feature in media coverage of the event, and even bring their solution to market.

Deadline for entries: 15 September 2017.

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Innovative solutions for a for a Medium-Sized Smart City

Innovative solutions for a for a Medium-Sized Smart City

ENGIE is issuing a call for projects to turn Béthune, a city in northern France, into a Smart City. In early 2015, Béthune’s mayor launched the Cap 2020: bien dans ma ville, bien dans ma vie!” initiative to improve every aspect of the city. As part of this, the Group is seeking proposals designed to have a positive impact in varied fields, such as housing and the environment, as well as food and energy, transport and mobility, education and employment, health and well-being, leisure culture, and charity and community action.

Deadline for proposals: 12 September 2017.

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Innovative convergence solutions for urban energy networks

Innovative convergence solutions for urban energy networks

ENGIE France Networks is looking for innovative solutions that will contribute to the continuous improvement of the quality of services provided to residential, commercial and industrial customers. These solutions will seek to develop operational, commercial and economic synergies from energy network convergence (heating, cooling, electricity, gas, water, sanitation, etc.) at district and urban scales. The potential for network flexibility presents excellent opportunities for greater integration of renewable energy sources in the energy infrastructure of a given geographical area.

Deadline for submissions: September 11, 2017.

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