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Shell's Make the Future Singapore festival of bright ideas and innovation wraps after welcoming thousands of visitors over four days.

12 Mar 2018 | Local News : Singapore


The four-day showcase of bright ideas and innovation saw thousands of visitors including students, entrepreneurs, businesses, Government and the public coming together to experience, test and contribute bright energy ideas. Headlining the festival was Shell Eco-marathon Asia, where over 120 student teams from 18 countries across Asia Pacific and the Middle East put their self-built energy-efficient cars to the test.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic's H2GO won the Most Innovative Hydrogen Newcomer Award
Singapore teams were the big winners in the hydrogen categories at Shell Eco-marathon.

Nanyang Technological University's NTU Singapore 3D-Printed Car won the UrbanConcept - Hydrogen category, Temasek Polytechnic's TP Eco Flash claimed first spot in the Prototype - Hydrogen category, and Ngee Ann Polytechnic's H2GO won the Most Innovative Hydrogen Newcomer Award and was first runner-up in the Prototype - Hydrogen category.

This year's Shell Eco-marathon Asia saw the largest Singapore contingent ever, with 10 futuristic cars from seven tertiary institutions competing to be the most energy-efficient in the region.

Contenders from Singapore included a first-time entrant in newcomer Temasek Polytechnic, new cars from institutions like Ngee Ann Polytechnic, as well as returning teams from universities such as Nanyang Technological University and Singapore University of Technology and Design.

2018 marks the end of the global festival's two-year tenure in Singapore. Ms. Goh Swee Chen, Chairman of Shell Singapore, said, "It has been an enriching experience discussing bright ideas and innovation while working with various stakeholders to map the future of Asian mobility."

"This is not the end of the road for this festival in Asia. The Make the Future campaign carries on throughout our region through different activities, and the 2019 venue will be announced in due course. I wish the next host country every success," she added.
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