To apply for a Top Ten Innovators Award, you must agree to the following:

  • You have been nominated by your country Shell LiveWIRE programme manager
  • You are a past participant in your local country Shell LiveWIRE programme
  • Your business has been trading between 12 and 60 months at time of entry
  • Your application is made in English via the dedicated web portal
  • Your application explains how your business has used innovation to develop advantage, and outlines how you would use the award funding to further develop innovation in your business
  • You will be required to submit financial statements (business accounts) as part of your application, these are for Due Diligence purposes only and form no part of the application process
  • If your application is successful, you will need to provide your business bank account details, plus a recent statement for the account
  • Your business is ideally aligned to the top five sectors identified for the country, energy transition to a low carbon future, or a major supply chain (inc Shell’s)
  • You declare that all information you provide is accurate and true 
  • You complete an application form, provide all information as requested and upload a short video pitch (no longer than 90 seconds) to the Top Ten Innovators showcase web portal
  • You provide a short summary statement, that you are happy for us to use alongside your video during the online public vote
  • You agree to and accept all monitoring requirements (up to 24 months)
  • You agree to participate in both the online public vote, and all programme publicity   
  • You agree to the Terms and Conditions of the Top Ten Innovators Awards