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Interact with industry-leaders from the comfort of your home.

We’re back with a second series of Shell Eco-marathon Virtual Learning Sessions – an opportunity to interact and hear from some of our leading technology and mobility partners from the safety and comfort of your own home. Sessions will be hosted LIVE on Shell’s YouTube channel, where we’ll be joined by Nissan, Google, HP, the European Sponsorship Association and Shell Eco-marathon teams.

From building a career in motorsports to 3D printing, we’ll cover a range of topics most interesting to you. Each session will end with a live Q&A session, so you’ll have an opportunity to get your questions answered real-time.

Register your interest for any of the Virtual Learning Sessions below!


Register your interest for any of the Virtual Learning Sessions below!

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Upcoming sessionsHP Shares How Digitalisation is Changing the Way We Manufacture,November 5, 2020 at 10:00 BST / 17:00 SGT or 17:00 BST / 12:00 EDT

HP’s 3D Printing Application Engineer, Nuno Ricardo Almeida, discusses how digitalisation is changing the way we operate, with a deep dive into 3D printing.

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Upcoming sessionsDevelop Your Online Presence with YouTube Creators,Coming up in November, date and time to follow

Panel discussion with YouTube Creators on how to create your own impactful online presence.

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Past sessions

Earlier this year we launched a series of Shell Eco-marathon Virtual Learning Sessions streamed live via YouTube. The first series of these sessions was in collaboration with our technology partners Altair, Southwest Research Institute and SOLIDWORKS and enabled students to participate, continue to learn and interact from the safety and comfort of their own homes.

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Past sessionsHow to Build a Future Career in Motorsports with Nissan and Shell

Panel discussion with Nissan Global Motorsports Director, Tommaso Volpe, and Shell’s Chief Scientist Mobility, Wolfgang Warnecke, about the future of E-Mobility and how to create a career in motorsports.

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Past sessionsSponsorship: Inside Tips to Gain and Maintain Support

European Sponsorship Association Chairman, Andy Westlake, shares best practices for gaining and maintaining sponsorship and interviews experienced Shell Eco-marathon teams for their sponsorship tips.

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Past sessionsAutonomous Programming Competition with SwRI

The very first Virtual Learning Session. Steve Dellenback and Chris Mentzer introduce a beta trial of the new Shell Eco-marathon Autonomous Programming Competition, which has initially launched in the Americas only.

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Shell Eco-marathon team celebrate

Virtual Off-Track Awards

Shell Eco-marathon is about more than winning on the track. The Off-Track Awards celebrate teams’ excellence and outstanding achievements behind the scenes.

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2021 Virtual Programme

2021 Virtual Programme

The 2021 Virtual Programme includes the global Virtual League, where teams can earn points across a range of different challenges. Here’s how teams can compete in the league.

Learn more about the 2021 Virtual Programme

Our Partners


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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