Powered by Umicore

Umicore supports engineering student teams that build electric vehicles to compete in international competitions such as Formula Student, Shell Eco-marathon, Formula SAE and the Dutch Solar Challenge. Their innovative vehicles spread the message that sustainable mobility can be a reality.

The Powered by Umicore programme is about innovation by engineering students who have the potential to realise future technology breakthroughs. The students are inspired by clean technologies and have the chance to show their potential as part of a team.

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14 May Ecorace Challenge Damme (BE)

All-round nautical competition for eco-friendly boating.

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02 Jul Dutch Solar Challenge Amsterdam (NL)

The place to be for innovative development of solar powered boating.

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30 Jun Shell Eco-marathon London (UK)

Battery-powered Urban Concept challenge to promote energy-efficient mobility.

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15 Jun Formula SAE Lincoln, NE (US)

Electric Formula-style race car championship.

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14 Jul Formula Student Silverstone (UK)

Competition for young engineering teams to compete with their single-seater racing car.

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09 Aug Formula Student Hockenheim (DE)

Competition for young engineering teams to compete with their single-seater racing car.

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24 Aug Formula Student Barcelona (ES)

Competition for young engineering teams to compete with their single-seater racing car.

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Every race car has a story. In this video the members of TH Köln - eMotorsports Cologne will tell you the tale of their previous cars. 🏎

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UAntwerp Solar Boat Team may not be the biggest team, but you know what they say: quality beats quantity! ;-) Check out the team members here!

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Did you know that Umicore Electra ULg has a female pilot named Laura? Girlpower! 💪 Meet the team here!

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Press Contact Information

Tim Weekes Director of Group Communications Tel. +32 2 227 73 98

Student Information

Umicore Group Communications
31 rue du Marais
B-1000 Brussels
Belgium
Tel.: +32 2 227 71 83
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