Global partners

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

As Official Global Innovation Partner, HPE provides IT and business consultancy, insight and support for Shell Eco-marathon across a wide range of services, including; data analytics and management applications, wireless networks and solutions as well as showcasing their cloud and mobile business solutions.

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HP Inc.

As Official Global Innovation Partner, HP Inc. provides a full range of hardware and printing solutions and support for the Shell Eco-marathon including providing laptops, tablets, printers and technologies for the event, as well as providing students with the use of a HP Mobility Centre situated in Student Tent City.

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A long-standing partner of Shell Eco-marathon, Linde Group, Official Global Partner, supplies hydrogen and natural gas solutions to teams participating at the global events. It also supports the students by ensuring a technical specialist is available onsite, offering expert advice and support around the safe and efficient use of hydrogen and CNG.

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Michelin, Official Global Partner and Tyre Supplier, provides a range of services onsite at all Shell Eco-marathon events, from supplying bespoke tires and suspension expertise to offering technical advice to the teams as they design and develop their competition vehicles.

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Southwest Research Institute® provides research, development and testing to the automotive, fuels and lubricants industries and focuses on technical automotive expertise. In 2015, SwRI® continues as an Official Global Partner, providing support for the student teams.

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Technical and local partners:

Our technical and local partners have provided tremendous support in 2016, ranging from benefit-in-kind, direct underwriting, technical and general volunteers, spokespeople, and logistical support for the student and public experience programs. Their efforts have made this year’s event even more memorable for the student participants and public visitors.

We thank HP, Michelin, Linde, Southwest Research Inc., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Opportunity Detroit, Quicken Loans, Penske, City of Detroit, Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, Toyota, Michigan Economic Development Corp, Hitachi, Ford Motor Company, AutoZone, SAE International, UTI, The Henry Ford, Michigan Science Center, and Motor Cities Heritage.


What to expect?

A great day out for the whole family in downtown Detroit at Shell Eco-marathon Americas!