Shell Ideas360 is more than a global competition that connects students to develop ideas that tackle the pressures on the world’s Food, Water and Energy resources. It’s an exciting journey of learning and discovery.

Collaborate with like-minded innovators and connect with Shell experts and mentors to expand your horizons.

Enter today and you could win the exciting opportunity to explore the world on a National Geographic Adventure.


Stage 1: formulate, 4th August 2014 – 1st December 2014

Register online – Explorer the online community – Introductory Google Hangouts

Learn and be inspired

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 can submit your idea, access Google Hangouts and explore online communities to shape your idea before submission.

Stage 2: develop, 22nd January 2015 – 8th March 2015

Selected ideas will have access to:

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

Connect to the experts

Connect with a Shell mentor and experts to access business skills Google Hangouts

Stage 3: pitch, 14th April 2015 – 22nd May 2015

Finalist teams receive:

  • A trip to the Netherlands
  • 3 days intensive coaching
  • Opportunity to pitch ideas to senior Shell executives, innovators and industry leaders

Refine your skill

Make your idea pitch perfect with coaching , insight and support from senior Shell experts and gain exclusive access to Shell Eco Marathon and Powering Progress Together forum in Rotterdam.



Stage 1

All submissions: A 3-month subscription to WIRED’s interactive digital edition (accessible on iPad, iPhone and Kindle Fire)

Stage 2

All teams: A Subscription to National Geographic magazine.

Stage 3

Finalists: A trip to the Netherlands 
Winners: Each team member will receive a National Geographic Adventure of their choice and a trophy.


Great for your résumé/CV

Shell is an internationally known and respected organisation and taking part will be a great addition to any student’s résumé/CV.

Work with professionals

Every team that makes it to Stage 2 will be assigned a Shell Mentor to help them develop their ideas. In addition they will have access to some of Shell’s renowned Subject Matter Experts.

Networking opportunities

Interact with fellow students around the world through the website. Meet industry leaders, business innovators and other students from around the world at the final event in Rotterdam.

Learn and discover at every stage

Access coaching and Google Hangouts to develop your idea that could change the world, be part of a global community of like-minded innovators and refine your skills to help prepare you for an exciting and fulfilling career.

Develop your ideas

This is your chance to develop that idea that you’ve been thinking about for ages with industry support, or to apply your studies to a practical, real-world problem.

All ideas submitted to Shell Ideas360 have the chance to be considered by the GameChanger, our innovation incubator.
And with the connections made through the journey, ideas in the competition have received interest from external industry backers too.


The Competition Calendar

  • There are 3 stages in the Competition. The Competition will end on 21 May 2015 at the Shell Eco-Marathon Event in Rotterdam (the “ Final Event”). The calendar below sets out the key timings and deadlines for each stage of the Competition*.


**STAGE 1**


04 AUGUST – 21 JANUARY 2015 **

04 August 2014 – 01 December 2014 (inclusive)

Competition Website opens and Eligible Students can (i) register to participate in the Competition

04 August 2014 – 01 December 2014 (inclusive)

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