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A festival of ideas and innovation

Come and join us at Make the Future Live, taking place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, May 25 – 28, 2017.

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Visitors pose for photographs during day four of the Shell Eco-marathon in Manila, Philippines, Sunday, March 1, 2015. (Geric Cruz/AP Images for Shell)


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What’s On

Join us at Make the Future Live - a free, four-day festival of ideas and innovation.

What’s On
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Make the Future Live is about bright ideas for a lower-carbon energy future.

Here’s the challenge: Globally, we are using more energy than ever before. But we need innovative thinking to make that energy go further, and find cleaner energy solutions for a lower-carbon world. Great ideas come from conversation, collaboration, partnerships; great minds coming together.

That's why we're inviting you to Make the Future Live. Get involved, feel inspired, and help make the future

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Main Stage

Listen to live music, watch weird science shows and keep up to speed with what’s happening on the track.

Our Energy Future

Explore where the world's energy comes from and some of the bright ideas that could take us towards a lower-carbon world.

On The Move

Discover the latest technology that could help us to travel further on less fuel.

Shell Eco-marathon

Watch student teams battle it out on the track to be crowned champions in fuel efficiency. The current record stands at 3,771km/l – that’s from London to Helsinki and back again on just one litre of fuel!

What is Shell Eco-marathon?

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This free event is for over 18s only, and will take place on Friday 26th May from 6-10pm at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


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Our Partners

Shell is working alongside some of the world’s leading innovation, research and development (R&D) and technology organisations as Global Partners of Make the Future in 2017.