A nighttime view of the skyscrapers in Songdo.

Make the Future Singapore returns for a second year from March 8-11, 2018. Headlining the free, public festival is Shell Eco-marathon Asia, where over 100 student teams from across Asia Pacific and the Middle East put their self-built energy-efficient cars to the test.

Discover how to generate electrical energy by dancing, play interactive games, build and race mini saltwater cars, and meet young scientists and energy start-ups. Those aged 18 and older will enjoy Make the Future Singapore Lates, a special after-hours event on 9 March.

Make the Future Festivals is Shell’s global platform for conversation, collaboration and innovation around the world’s energy challenges. With events hosted in countries around the globe, they aim to provide an opportunity for multiple stakeholders: including students, entrepreneurs, businesses, governments and the public, to experience, test and contribute bright energy ideas.

Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2016 cars lined up on track for family photo

Shell Eco-marathon Asia

One of the world’s longest-running student competitions, Shell Eco-marathon is a global programme that challenges bright student minds to design and build ultra-energy-efficient cars, and then put them to the test in competition.

Shell Eco-marathon Asia will include two key competitions this year: Mileage Challenge and Drivers’ World Championship Asia.

More about Shell Eco-marathon Asia

Bumi Siliwangi Team 4 races for the Drivers’ World Championship win at Make the Future London 2016

Drivers' World Championship Asia

Introduced to the Shell Eco-marathon programme in 2016, Drivers’ World Championship challenges the best UrbanConcept teams to combine the proven energy efficiency of their car with the speed and skill of their driver, in a race to see who can cross the finish line first on the least amount of fuel.

More about Drivers' World Championship

Shell #makethefuture Accelerator, London is a one-day event - curated by WIRED - that will help Shell LiveWIRE Entrepreneur of the Year, Tom Robinson, take his business to the next level.

Shell #IdeaRefinery

A 20-week corporate accelerator programme in partnership with NUS Enterprise and ImpacTech, #IdeaRefinery aims to help build a vibrant startup ecosystem in new energy solutions, in support of Singapore’s ambition to be a sustainable and smart nation.

The programme will culminate in a Demo Day at Make the Future Singapore, where startups will present their ideas to an audience comprising business leaders, government officials, academia, Shell business partners and venture capitalists.

Read more about Shell #IdeaRefinery

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Powering Progress Together (by invitation only)

Powering Progress Together is a global Shell forum that brings together thought leaders across different sectors to discuss, debate and exchange ideas to tackle future energy challenges. The next Asian instalment takes place in March 2018, as part of Make the Future Singapore.

Read more about other Powering Progress Together events 

Bright Ideas Challenge

The Bright Ideas Challenge

Designed to spark young people’s curiosity in science and engineering, the Bright Ideas Challenge invites secondary school students to imagine how cities of the future might be powered. The Challenge culminates in a final judging at Make the Future Singapore.

Read about The Bright Ideas Challenge (opens on Shell.com.sg)

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