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Bright ideas that lead to new technologies, business models or products can transform the energy industry. Over the coming decades more of these ideas will be needed as society seeks ways to meet growing energy demand with less environmental impact. We work with others within – and way beyond – the boundaries of our industry to spark new ideas and speed up their development and deployment. Our approach to open innovation has boosted exciting new developments.
A simple but ingenious idea from two entrepreneurial engineers is helping boost oil recovery using solar energy, thanks in part to support from Shell Technology Ventures.
Meet an inventor inspired by a toy rubber dinosaur to keep water out of wells and another who applied MRI scanning to improve understanding of how fluids move through rock, both funded by GameChanger.