World Nuclear Exhibition
04-06 November 2025

WNE Startup Program

Designed for the most-promising industrial startups building the future of the civil nuclear sector.

Discover the 20 selected startups by clicking here.

A unique Program for innovation and entrepreneurship 

The WNE Startup Program aims at supporting entrepreneurs from the civil nuclear sector by offering them visibility and a unique business experience during WNE.

The 20 selected Startups were highlighted in the official program of the show through:

  • A mentoring program during WNE to help them fine-tune their project, find partners and gain visibility within the global nuclear community and the media. Meetings will thus be organized throughout the three days with industry leaders, experts, investors and entrepreneurs.
  • A booth within the Startup Village at the heart of the venue.
  • The opportunity to win the "Coup de Coeur" a people’s choice prize awarded by an online vote

Discover our WNE Startup "Coup de Coeur" Winner!


This innovative Swedish startup is shaping a new era of civil nuclear innovation with its revolutionary objective: help nuclear play its pivotal role in the Nordics' journey to reach climate goals.

Learn more about Kärnfull here.


February - June 18th

Submission process

June - July

Selection process

August - November

Support startups with WNE preparation

Expanding global communication

November 28-30

WNE 2023 in Paris

Showcasing solutions from the following areas

Process & services solutions

Product solutions

Sustainability & social responsibility engagement

Startup Program Mentors

"What are the main benefits that you can offer to the startups during this program?"

To discover their answers, click on their names!

Applications for mentors are now closed.

Nuclear Safety Specialist, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

Expert at EDF and General Secretariat at SNETP

Innovation and Technology Director, GDES Group

Digital Entrepreneur, Co-President of the Conseil National du Numérique

Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT

Head of Innovation, Orano

Managing Partner, Nuketech

Global Innovation Director, Westinghouse 

Technical Advisor, Framatome

Corporate Innovation Manager, Framatome

Managing Director, Techstars Sustainability Paris Accelerator

Social Scientist, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

MSR Project Manager, Orano

Investment Manager, Elaia

Chief Innovation Officer, CEA

Deputy Head of Division of Nuclear Safety Technology and Regulation, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)

Head of Financial & Strategic Analysis, Nuclear Valley

Director of R&D at EDF, President of the Innovation and R&D Commission of GIFEN

Managing Partner, Exergon 

Director of Energy Programs at CEA

Founder, Alabaster

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