10th Tameer Awards 2023

Shell Tameer is proud to announce the 10th Tameer Awards 2023: “Take the Next Step” celebrate a decade of empowering young innovators in national entrepreneurship. Join 124 past winners who’ve reshaped their entrepreneurial ventures.

With 19 entrepreneurs receiving over 14M PKR in global grants, this could be your next step to shine.

Our applications for the 10th Tameer Awards are now closed. Thank you to all who applied, and stay tuned to meet our finalists!

Applications closed.

Eligibility Criteria:

You are eligible to apply if you:

  • Are a Pakistani national
  • Between 18-40
  • Have a registered business entity less than 3 years old
  • Or an idea at prototype stage

Award Categories:

This year, we have six Award categories to support a diverse range of young entrepreneurs. You may select and apply in the category best aligned with your business idea.

  • Clean Energy Solutions (CES)

    Clean Energy Solutions (CES)

    The Clean Energy Solution category invites energy innovators that are providing disruptive solutions within the clean energy space. Energy Innovations may include but are not limited to: Access to Energy; Clean energy; Off-grid solutions; Energy distribution and Energy efficiency.

  • Empowering Women (EW)

    Empowering Women (EW)

    EW category celebrates enterprises aimed at creating opportunities to advance gender equality and to enhance the socio-economic status of women in our society. We are looking for an enterprise focused on empowering women in the workplace, marketplace and their community, enabling them to earn a sustainable livelihood and improve their standard of living.

  • Technology Innovation (TI)

    Technology Innovation (TI)

    TI category recognizes enterprises using innovative tech solutions to change the way things have been done traditionally. Technology Innovation may include but is not limited to E-commerce, Fintech or Smart solutions to make lives smarter, easier quicker in the fields of Medicine, Health, Education, IT and other Business sectors.

  • Circular Economy (CE)

    Circular Economy (CE)

    CE recognizes enterprises that help shift the world to a circular economy future to deliver positive environmental change.

    Innovations may include but are not limited to: Sustainable packaging; Solutions to eliminate or reduce waste; Turn waste into a new resource; Innovative re-use models; minimise water usage; protect and enhance biodiversity; Products and services to improve quality.

  • Transportation and Mobility: (T&M)

    Transportation and Mobility: (T&M)

    T&M category recognizes enterprise providing disruptive solutions around low-carbon transport solutions and transport sharing model. Designed to provide solutions to address direct and indirect environmental and socio-economic impacts of the traditional transportation sector.

  • Bright Ideas Award Category (BIA)

    Bright Ideas Award Category (BIA)

    The BIA category is designed to recognize aspiring entrepreneurs that display great potential for future growth by having a compelling/winning idea. This early stage innovation can come from any of the Shell Tameer Award categories but must be at a prototype stage.

How to Apply?

Submitting an entry:

  • In order to enter the competition, you must fill in all mandatory fields and answer all questions within the application form available on Sign Up | 10th Tameer Awards 2023.
  • If your application is selected, you will be contacted by a member of the Shell Tameer team to confirm your participation and secure your spot in the competition.
  • Please make sure all information provided is accurate and updated.

What’s in it for me?

All finalists will receive:

  • Cash Prizes for the winner and runners-up in each category
  • Pitch coaching and mentoring by International and local experts
  • Valuable business networking with the key industry players
  • Global exposure through Shell LiveWIRE’s International platforms
  • Media Coverage 

What is the process?

  • Application open: 17th August
  • Application close: 10th September
  • Finalist announcement: 9th October
  • Pitch preparation: 11th October - 27th October
  • Grand Finale: 2nd November
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More in the Programme

Shell Tameer Workshops

Shell Tameer trainings and workshops help with the development of enterprise skills essential to starting a business. The trainings are designed to provide guidance on how to transform business ideas into sustainable ventures, and networking opportunities that can aid in acquiring financing or highlighting avenues for business growth.

Shell Tameer Volunteer Programme

The Shell Tameer Volunteer Programme acts a bridge between experience and passion. As a Shell Tameer Volunteer you will get an opportunity to interact with some of the brightest young Pakistani entrepreneurs and be the part of Shell Tameer’s journey towards a progressive tomorrow!

Shell Tameer Mentoring & Advice

Having access to information and skills is vital when undertaking any enterprise but also being able to call upon a mentor to talk through the process. A mentor can help cast an independent eye over business plans and advise on marketing or sales assumptions and plans thus providing additional support to the entrepreneur