Houston – Shell is proud to announce it has joined with The Henry Ford in a multi-year “Partnership in Innovation" based on a shared vision: to inspire future innovators who will tackle critical challenges like the future of energy and sustainable mobility.
“We are pleased to have Shell join us as a Partner in Innovation,” said Patricia Mooradian, president of The Henry Ford. "The economic viability of our nation depends on innovation, strength in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), and the adoption oand exercise of 21st century skills that will produce the competitive workforce of the future. Together, Shell and The Henry Ford have the expertise, resources and strategies to help inspire and teach the innovators and entrepreneurs of today and tomorrow."
At Shell, our aim is to help meet the world's growing energy needs in a responsible way. We are taking action today to prepare for tomorrow's energy and environmental challenges. Our know-how, technology and innovative approaches help us to deliver more, cleaner energy and find ways to use energy more efficiently. The "Partnership in Innovation" with The Henry Ford represents another way Shell can help ensure future generations can tap into innovative thinking skills to tackle future energy and mobility challenges.
“The Henry Ford is uniquely positioned to unlock the potential of one of the world’s greatest collections of content, stories and experience about American Innovation,” said Niel Golightly, Shell Vice President External Affairs. “The partnership with The Henry Ford offers a unique opportunity to scale up our ongoing efforts and involve, engage and empower innovative teachers and students and demonstrate
One way Shell is already doing this is through programs like Shell Eco-marathon Americas, which provides tangible hands-on, project-based learning examples of innovation, passion and teamwork in action and helps inspire ways to use less energy, promote efficiency and sustainability.
For universities and high schools interested in learning more about Shell Eco-marathon Americas, including additional details on vehicle class requirements, official rules and details on prizes, please visit the Shell Eco-marathon website at: www.shell.com/semamericas.
Shell has a long history of preparing for the future and we are already taking steps to address the world’s energy challenges, focusing on what we do best. We are working with partners, like The Henry Ford, an iconic leader in bringing innovative movers and shakers from yesterday and today to the forefront, to help ensure that future generations have an opportunity to explore and learn from some of the most innovative accomplishments in history.