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From Smoothies to Energy Storage Solutions – Celebrating 35 Years of Young UK Innovators

This year, Shell LiveWIRE celebrates 35 years of supporting bright, young, innovative businesses up and down the UK.

Spotlight on Feburary's Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Programme winner, Henrik Hagemann, co-founder of CustoMem

Henrik Hagemann won February’s Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Award for his business, CustoMem.

Supporting women entrepreneurs to drive innovation and diversity in the UK (Posted by Griselda Togobo)

The STEM sector is one that is known to have a significant under representation of women. Although businesses are working to improve diversity across all sectors of business, gender numbers haven’t changed much since - and the situation is even direr when we talk about women starting businesses within the sector.

Aqua Power Technologies is April's Featured Business of the Month

Sam Etherington won a Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award in 2014, for his business Aqua Power Technologies, before going on to be shortlisted for the 2014 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, where he won the £5,000 Future Impact Award.

Carlton Cummins is the 2016 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Shell last night awarded a total of £180,000 of equity free funding to Carlton Cummins from Aceleron and Upside Energy as the national winners of Shell Springboard and Shell LiveWIRE. With a total of £440,000 in funding available in 2017, the programmes are designed to recognise and reward the most innovative UK low-carbon businesses and the most inspirational young sustainability entrepreneurs.

Millennial Entrepreneurs (Posted by Spinder Dhaliwal)

Fast and furious, that’s the pace of enterprise for the young generation today. We are now seeing more and more young entrepreneurs appear in global Rich Lists and it’s worth noting the pace and direction of this movement and what sectors they are in.

March 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Programme Shortlist Announced!

These five young entrepreneurs have been shortlisted for the Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Programme for the month of March!

Millennials Rise to the Challenge: 9 Start-ups that are engineering the future

Generation Y has often been misunderstood. Sometimes perceived as being ‘soft’ , they’ve been accused of being unequipped for adulthood because they perhaps never had to use a handsaw or maybe can’t identify an answering machine if you put it in front of them.

Henrik Hagemann Wins February's Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Award!

Henrik Hagemann won February’s Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Award for his business, CustoMem.