Welcome to the "innovation.engie.com

" website (hereafter "the Website").

Please confirm that you have read and understood these terms and conditions of use (hereafter the "Terms"), as well as any specific conditions appearing on the Website, which govern the use of the Website.

IN ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE, BY VISITING AND/OR USING IT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND ACCEPTED TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, AND THAT YOU AGREE TO RESPECT THE APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

Important: You agree to access information appearing on this Website only for uses that fall within your professional duties, and that you may only use, reproduce, or share them in the context of your professional activities as an employee of ENGIE. Your contributions to the site must also conform to your professional obligations.

The content of these Terms may change, and we invite you to consult them regularly.


1. General information - Conditions for accessing the Website

This Website is the property of ENGIE, a public limited company entered in the Nanterre Register of Companies under number 542 107 651, and having its registered office at Tour T1- 1 place Samuel de Champlain,

92400 Courbevoie, France.

The Website's publication manager is Stéphane Quéré.

This Website is available to you free of charge (except for Website connection costs).

Access to the Website is reserved for employees of ENGIE, provided that certain rules concerning the independence and confidentiality of commercially sensitive information ("CSI"), applicable to entities within the Infrastructure Branch, are respected. ENGIE reserves the right to suspend your access to the Website in the event that these Terms are not respected or if you no longer fulfill the conditions for accessing the Website. ENGIE also reserves the right to potentially restrict access to the Website, in part or whole, in order to respect constraints, particularly of a legal or regulatory nature, or the injunction of an independent administrative or regulatory authority, or confidentiality clause.

In using the Website, you agree to participate in such ways as fulfill your obligation to be loyal to your employer.

You agree to not share information in a manner that is contrary to current law and regulations or which disturbs public order or morality (notably, but not exclusively: justifying crimes against humanity, inciting racial hatred, etc.)

You must abstain from any act infringing on the privacy, honour, sensitivity, brand image or notoriety of any individual or legal entities, particularly of ENGIE, by avoiding any defamatory, provocative, malevolent, denigrating or in any way threatening mention, in any medium.


2. Password and access codes management

Your access codes and passwords are confidential, personal and nontransferable. You are responsible for their management, safekeeping and for the consequences of their use. You are responsible for taking the measures necessary for their protection and safekeeping. ENGIE may under no circumstances be held liable for any fraudulent use.


3. Limited liability and guarantees

As a user of the Website, you acknowledge that you have the necessary skills and means to access and use this Website.

ENGIE and its contributors make every effort to ensure that the information provided on this Website is accurate and up-to-date, reserving the right to modify the content at any time and without notice. However, they cannot guarantee that this information is complete, or that it has not been modified by a third party (hacking, virus, etc.). ENGIE and its contributors also accept no liability (direct or indirect) in the event of delay, error or omission with regard to the contents and use of these pages and in the event of the service being interrupted or unavailable. If you notice an error, you are invited to indicate it to us for appropriate corrections by contacting the Website’s administrator at the following address: innov-admin@engie.com.

The Website is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in the event of force majeure, server problems, problems caused by the telecommunications network infrastructures or other technical difficulties. ENGIE may occasionally shut down its Website for maintenance purposes. ENGIE is not responsible for delays, operating problems or incompatibility between the Website and files, your browser or any other programme used for access to the Website.

ENGIE may under no circumstances be held liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from or subsequent to third-party distribution of a virus by means of our Website, which may infect your computer system following connection to this Website, use of this Website or browsing on this Website. Likewise, ENGIE may not be held liable for any material or consequential damage (including but not limited to technical failure, disclosure of confidential documents and data loss), or for any other indirect damage, arising from or associated with the use of the Website.

The information on the Website is provided “as seen”, without guarantee of any kind, whether implied or explicit. ENGIE categorically rejects any interpretation that seeks to represent the content of the Website an offer of purchase or an incitement to purchase shares or other securities, whether listed or unlisted, of ENGIE, or any one of its direct or indirect subsidiaries or affiliate companies.

Users are also reminded that the confidentiality of correspondence cannot be guaranteed on the network and that every Internet user is responsible for taking all appropriate measures to protect their own data and/or software from contamination by any viruses that may be circulating on the Internet.


4. Intellectual property

The Website is fully subject to French law on copyright, trademarks and on intellectual property in general. Contributions to the Website are, subject to any applicable legal requirements, freely usable by ENGIE.

Any full or partial representation, modification, reproduction, distortion, of all or part of the Website or its contents, by any procedure whatsoever and in any medium whatsoever, constitutes a counterfeit and is sanctioned by the law.

All intellectual and industrial property rights associated with the skills/expertise and patents proposed by the Submitters on the ENGIE’s open innovation platform called “ENGIE Innovation” remain the property of the respective Submitters.

The Submitter certifies that s/he is the owner of the intellectual and industrial property rights and, by default, that s/he has all the necessary permissions regarding the intellectual and industrial property rights associated with the project or patent at issue. S/he guarantees that ENGIE will not be beholden to any claims or litigation whatsoever from a third party concerning the intellectual and industrial property rights associated with the skills/expertise or patent presented, nor to its financial consequences and ramifications, which they declare to be their own personal matter.

The Submitter certifies that s/he is not subject to any obligations concerning his or her project or patent and the various creations that it may result in, which could limit his or her capacity as a Submitter to the “ENGIE Innovation” platform.

ENGIE will in no case be held liable if a project or its constituent parts reproduce protected material.

Submission of a skill/expertise or patent by a Submitter on “ENGIE Innovation” will not be interpreted as giving ENGIE or people authorized by ENGIE the permission for any commercial or industrial use of the skill/expertise or patent.

ENGIE agrees to keep secret the information it will discover in examining the skills/expertise or patents submitted by the Submitter: this information will not be able to be shared without the express permission of the Submitter. Each Submitter will be the sole judge of the appropriateness and the means by which such confidential information will be protected by exercising this right.

ENGIE reserves the right to ask the Submitter to provide proof of the information collected about the skills/expertise or patent. Any inexact or false declaration, or any fraud, will lead to the immediate termination of the relationship between ENGIE and the Submitter.

ENGIE will not be held responsible for any fraud that may be committed by the Submitter. In the event that the Submitter breaches these terms, ENGIE reserves the right to terminate relations with the Submitter, and will be have no claim to anything whatsoever from ENGIE.


5. Personal information

The ENGIE Innovation treatment is implemented by ENGIE SA, 2 Samuel de Champlain Square - Faubourg de l'Arche - 92930 Paris La Defense Cedex.


Your data is collected on the basis of consent in order to be able to contact you for collaboration with the ENGIE Group following your response to a call for proposals or your proposal for an innovative solution.


Your data is kept for 5 years after the creation of your profile or 3 years after your last connection to your profile. They are reserved for the use of the ENGIE innovation department and the ENGIE operational entities innovation sector wishing to work with startups or innovative companies. 


In accordance with the applicable regulations, you may request access, rectification or erasure of your personal data. You also have the right to object, limit and port your data.You can exercise all these rights by contacting: innov-admin@engie.com. All requests must be accompanied by proof of identity.


The collection and processing of your data is based on your consent, you are informed that you have the opportunity to withdraw at any time by sending an email to innov-admin@engie.com  


ENGIE SA has appointed a Data Protection Officer at the CNIL, which you can contact via the form available at the following link DPO Contact or by mail to the following address: 


Delegate for Data ProtectionTower

11 Samuel de Champlain Square Faubourg de l'Arche

92930 Paris La Defense Cedex


You are also informed that you can assert your rights with the CNIL concerning the processing of your data by ENGIE.




6. Cookies

When logging on to the Website, you will be informed that cookies may automatically be installed on your browser software. The term “cookies” refers to all forms of traced information deposited or read when you consult the Website.

The cookies used by ENGIE are meant to save information about how you browse the Website. They contribute to improving your navigating experience and make it possible to gather statistical information about Website visitation in order to improve the quality of the Website.

The deposit and reading of certain cookies, such as some cookies that measure of the number of visitors to the Website, must be preceded by information about the use of cookies on the Website, and by a form asking you to give your consent.

Other cookies, such as the “session identification”, authentication or other cookies measuring the number of visitors are exempt from these formalities.

This information will appear in an instructional bar on the Website’s homepage the first time you connect. It states that “by continuing to browse this Website, you accept the use of cookies in order to gather statistical information about visitors and to improve the quality of the site.”

By clicking on the “Close” button, or by continuing to browse the site, you consent to the use of cookies.

By clicking on the link “Learn more and edit the parameters of your cookies”, you can get more information, particularly about the ways to edit the parameters of your browser. You can edit these parameters for your browser at any time, in order to accept or refuse all cookies or only some of them. Your browser’s parameters also let you keep informed of the presence of cookies, and to refuse them if you so choose.

The procedures for blocking cookies differ according to your browser and are available at the following locations:

If you use Internet Explorer:

In Internet Explorer, click on the “Tools” button, then on “Internet Options”.

Under the “General” tab, then under “Browsing history”, click on “Parameters”.

Click on the button “Show files”.

Click on the column head “Name” to list the files in alphabetical order, then go down the list until yousee the files beginning with the prefix “Cookie”, (All cookies contain this prefix and also typically contain the name of the website which created the cookie.)

Select the cookie or cookies you want to delete and delete them.

Close the window containing the files, then click twice on “OK” to return to Internet Explorer.

If you use Firefox:

Go to the “Tools” tab in the browser window and select the “Options” menu.

In the window that appears, choose “Privacy” and click on “Show Cookies”.

Find the cookies you want to delete. Select and delete them.

If you use Safari:

In your browser window, choose the “Preferences” menu.

Click on “Security”.

Click on “Show cookies”.

Select the cookies you want to delete and click on “Erase” or on “Erase all”.

After having deleted the cookies, click on “Finished”.

If you use Google Chrome:

Click on the “Tools” icon in the menu.

Select “Options”.

Click on the “Advanced options” tab and scroll to the “Confidentiality” section.

Click on the “Show Cookies” button.

Find the files you want to delete. Select and delete them.

Click on “Close” to go back to your browser.

We inform you that refusing cookies may change the conditions in which you can access certain pages of the Website. You have the right to access, change or delete your personal information shared through cookies under the conditions provided under section 5, “Personal Information”.


7. Hyperlinks

ENGIE may not be held liable for hyperlinks to other websites, and particularly for the content of those websites. ENGIE is not liable for hyperlinks from other sites to this Website.


8. Website hosted by:

IKOULA, whose headquarters are located at 175-177 rue d'Aguesseau
92100 Boulogne Billancourt, France.