Shell Ideas360 Entrepreneurship Competition 2018: Apply Now!

Shell Ideas360 Entrepreneurship Competition

Shell Ideas360 Entrepreneurship Competition is indeed more than a global competition that connects enterprising students to develop ideas to tackle the pressures on the world’s Food, Water and Energy resources.

It’s an exciting journey of learning and discovery. It is a unique opportunity for young entrepreneurs to collaborate with like-minded innovators, Shell experts and mentors to expand their horizons.

The Shell Ideas360 Entrepreneurship Competition is structured in different stages.

Stage 1: Formulate

Register online – Join the Learning sessions – Submit an Idea

Get inspired and submit an idea

Register and set up your personal profile. You can enter as an individual or as part of a team of up to three people.

You join learning sessions, use the online community to discuss and to shape your idea before submission.

Stage 2: Develop

Selected ideas will have access to:

  • A designated mentor
  • Expert Development Sessions – support to further develop your idea, Leadership & business skills training to enhance your career

Connect with experts

Connect with your Shell mentor and join the Development Sessions to enhance business skills

Stage 3: Pitch

Finalist teams receive:

  • A trip to Make The Future, London
  • Intensive coaching
  • Opportunity to pitch ideas to senior Shell executives, Innovators and Industry leaders

Refine your skills

Make your idea pitch perfect with coaching, insight and support from senior Shell experts and mentors. Gain VIP access to Make The Future, London.

Benefits of participating in the Shell Ideas360 Entrepreneurship Competition

Opportunity to learn and develop disruptively innovative idea

Shell Ideas360 Entrepreneurship Competition is a global competition for students to learn & develop innovative ideas to tackle the challenges on energy, water and food resources.

Register to receive updates, join our learning & development sessions, connect with like-minded innovators and participants on our global student community.

Learning and Development

Access Learning Sessions to inspire and develop your idea that could change the world. Join a global community of students and like-minded innovators. Refine your skills to help prepare you for an exciting and fulfilling career.

This is your chance to develop that innovative idea that you’ve been thinking about with support from a Shell mentor and industry experts.

Great Boost for Your Curriculum Vitae

A Shell Ideas360 certificate of participation will be a great addition to any student’s résumé/CV.

Opportunity to Work with Professionals

In addition to the Learning Sessions every team in Stage 2 will be assigned a Shell Mentor to help them develop their idea.

Awesome Networking Opportunities

Interact with fellow students from around the world via our online community. Meet Shell executives, industry leaders, business innovators and students from around the world at Make The Future.

Shell Ideas360 Entrepreneurship Competition has Rewards at Every Stage

Stage 1

Each member of a team that submits an idea receives a 3-month subscription to WIRED’s interactive digital edition (accessible on iPad, iPhone and Kindle Fire) and a certificate of participation.

Stage 2

Each member of a team that submits an idea receives a certificate of participation.


Stage 3

Each member of the finalist teams will fly to Make The Future, London and receive a personalized medal and certificate of completion.

Winners: The team will receive the Shell Ideas360 trophy and each member of the team wins an Adventure Trip.


Ideas should be submitted online by 23:59 GMT on January 19, 2018

Successful teams will be announced w/c February 20, 2018 to progress to Stage 2

All ideas should be submitted online by 23:59 GMT on April 20, 2018.

Five successful teams will be announced on w/c May 7, 2018 to progress to Stage 3.

Register for the Shell Ideas360 Entrepreneurship Competition Now

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