Last date to apply for incubator programme for startups

Shell is launching Shell E4 (Energizing and Enabling Energy Entrepreneurs) incubator programme for startups and businesses in early, pilot, or post-pilot stages. The programme will take their prototype – or idea – develop it further, refine it, and take it to the market as a world-class product. Shell will work with the selected cohort for a period of six months and provide them with access to Shell’s Technology and IT labs in Bangalore, technical and commercial mentorship from within and outside of Shell, access to potential customers through its network of partners and a fixed sum investment of upto $20,000 per startup.

Shell E4 programme. Last date to apply – 19 November

So if you know a startup working on disruptive solutions in any of the following areas (or areas adjacent to these), this programme is for them –

  • Conventional Oil and Gas: Improving production efficiency and safety; Wastewater management; Enhanced hydrocarbon recovery
  • Distribution in Energy Storage: Micro-grid management; Smart metering; Efficiency in distribution network; Batteries/hydrogen/fuel cell
  • Digitalisation: Predictive Maintenance solutions for the Oil & Gas market; Blockchain solutions for the Supply Chain
  • Mobility Solution: Transport Safety; LNG in transport (buses/trucks); Clean Technology (EV Vehicles)
  • Waste Management: Waste-to-energy segregation
  • Environment: Energy efficiency; Reducing CO2 emission
  • Renewable Energy: Solar energy, Wind energy, Bio-gas/biodiesel
  • Energy Access: Energy as an enabler, technology, services and business models

Here’s what selected startups will get access to:

  • Infrastructure: Incubated startups will have access to Shell’s Technology and IT labs in Bengaluru to support product development and testing. Additionally, the startups will be co-located with other leading energy startups in STCB, providing them the opportunity to be in the vicinity of other like-minded startups
  • Mentorship and Advisory: Startups will have access to technical and commercial mentorship by leveraging subject market experts in the organization. Additionally, regular interaction with industry leaders and academia has been built into the programme. The Hub will also provide support for organizational functions like HR and legal
  • Access to Capital: In addition to the investment of up to $20,000, startups may raise further funding through Shell investment arms such as STV. Besides Shell’s investment arm, startups will also have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to other potential investors brought in during the program
  • Access to Customers: If found relevant, Shell can be a potential deployment partner and customer. Additionally, where possible, the Hub can facilitate introduction to its network of partners and customers in India and abroad

Read more about the Shell E4 Programme and apply here today!

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