The third edition of the European wide New Energy Challenge is a tough competition that measures and pushes the boundaries of the promise and the proof of startups active in energy transition. Especially startups working at the crossroad of integrated energy solutions and Smart Energies, reducing the climate impact in a future energy system.
The New Energy Challenge 2018 calls for European and Israeli startups to come forward and work with Shell. Shell is a strong believer of cooperation when aiming for a fully functioning zero-carbon energy system over time, which can only succeed when working together.
New fuels for transport
Solutions could include technologies like: electricity, hydrogen, ethanol, biodiesel, and more.
New solutions to extract wind and solar energy.
Interesting technologies include: P2G, carbon capture and storage, electrification storage, and more.
Customer connection models
Ways to connect customers with new business models for mobility and energy services, driven by the digital and energy transition.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
€100,000 grant + warrant from Shell Ventures;
Business advice from Shell Ventures for at least one year;
A chance to pitch before the Shell Ventures investment committee;
Coaching and advice from a Shell mentor and great experts during Raise the Bar Week
Direct entry to world-class accelerator programs (YES!Delft or Rockstart)
Have a solution that is focused on the transition to new energy, with an explanation how Shell connects to this solution;
Have a unique scalable product or service preferably with early revenues and a credible management team;
Be a registered company in Europe or Israel (equivalent to the Dutch B.V. (eg UK - Ltd. Plc. , Germany - GmbH A.G.);
Have at least 2 founders;
Deadline for completed entries is July 23th, 2018.
RAISE THE BAR WEEK
The top-10 finalists will be invited to join the finals week from October 14th-18th in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
On October 18th the top-10 finalists will be doing their final pitch before the jury - who will then decide the Winner of the New Energy Challenge 2018.