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Shell Eco-marathon is a global academic programme focused on energy optimisation.

Shell Eco-marathon is one of the world’s leading student engineering competitions. Over the past 35 years, the programme has consistently brought to life Shell’s mission of powering progress together by providing more and cleaner energy solutions. The global academic programme brings together Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) students from across the globe to design, build and operate some of the world’s most energy-efficient vehicles. All in the name of collaboration and innovation, as students’ bright ideas help to shape a lower carbon future for all.

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Under the hood with Green Team Twente

Green Team Twente have won the Hydrogen category for the past 3 years

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Shell Eco-marathon Team

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Shell Eco-marathon: Everything you need to know

Get the lowdown on Shell’s unique global student engineering programme

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Shell Eco-marathon Team

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Shell Eco-marathon Technical tips: Get them here

Find tips from our Global Technical Director to help you prepare for your event

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Our Partners

AGILITY

Agility is one of the world’s leading logistics companies and is recognised in the top 4% of the logistics industry for environmental sustainability.

Agility supports Shell Eco-marathon participants by safely and efficiently delivering their vehicles to competition locations around the world.

https://www.agility.com

ALTAIR

Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in product development, high performance computing (HPC) and data analytics.

Altair is proud to support Make the Future by supplying licenses, training and support for Altair HyperWorks™ to all teams competing in the Shell Eco-marathon events.

https://www.altair.com

DASSAULT SYSTÈMES SOLIDWORKS

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks is a global leader in 3D computer-aided design software to enable businesses and people to imagine sustainable innovations, and is recognised as one of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks supports Make the Future with sponsorship of the Shell Eco-marathon.

www.solidworks.com/education

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE®

Southwest Research Institute® is a not-for-profit research and development organisation that works with government and industry to provide solutions to some of the world’s most challenging scientific and engineering problems.

SWRI supports Shell Eco-marathon by providing technical inspection expertise as well as off-track technical innovation award sponsorship.

https://www.swri.org

HP

HP’s vision is to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere: every person, every organization, and every community around the globe.

HP supports Shell Eco-marathon by providing IT infrastructure to support the delivery of the programme.

https://www8.hp.com