Shell LiveWIRE, the enterprise development programme of Shell, seeks entrepreneurs with innovations in the theme of Circular Economy.
The categories for this years competition are Agriculture & Food, Energy & Mobility, and Sustainable Future.
Food & Agriculture
Enterprises that are providing disruptive circular solutions in food waste reduction and/or sustainable agriculture. This may involve: circular design, production, distribution, remanufacture, (re)use, residual waste collection and recycling of food and agricultural products.
Energy & Mobility
Enterprises that are providing innovative circular solutions to enhance energy efficiency in various applications and/or promote circular practices within the mobility supply chain. This many involve circular design, production, distribution, use, residual waste collection and cycle of energy and/or mobility products and services.
Enterprises that help reduce waste and deliver positive social and/or environmental change. This may involve circular design, production, distribution, use, repair, reuse, residual waste collection and recycling of products, services, and waste not in the previous two categories.
What can you win?
Top Ten Innovators awards prizes across three categories. Each category will have one winner and two runners up. The winners will receive US $20,000 and runners-up will receive US $10,000.
In addition, we will have an outstanding achievement award, and that winner will receive US $10,000. The outstanding achievement award will be selected from the 21 shortlisted candidates.
So, there are ten prizes in total!
All ten finalists will receive: mentoring support by a Shell expert, the opportunity to benefit from market linkages via Shell’s global network, global exposure and the possibility to be considered as a vendor to Shell or Shell’s customers.
The deadline for applications is 10 July 2019.