20 finalists have been shortlisted across six award categories from 125 applicants received from all over the country. These 20 finalists will receive mentoring and coaching from Shell’s international consultants DAI, after which they will have an opportunity to pitch their business to an expert jury for final winner selection. The winners will be announced at the awards event scheduled for September 18, 2021.

Start-ups and innovators in their prototype stage were eligible to participate under six categories. ‘Clean Energy Solutions’ (CES) category includes disruptive technologies for access to energy, off-grid solutions, energy-efficiency etc. ‘Empowering Women’ (EW) category recognises innovative tech solutions that enable gender equality and new livelihood opportunities. Technology Innovation’ (TI) category fosters e-commerce, FinTech & smart solutions for Health, Education & Business. Other categories include; ‘Circular Economy’ (CE), ‘Transportation & Mobility’ (T&M) and ‘Bright Ideas Award’ (BIA).

Haroon Rashid, Chief Executive Officer of Shell Pakistan Limited expressed, “Transforming creative ideas into sustainable enterprises, providing business solutions for the challenges of an increasingly complex world, helps us progress as a nation. We are pleased to announce 20 bright and young innovators who have made it to the finals. We thank all who participated, we are proud of you for investing in your business for the progress of Pakistan.’

The complete list of the top 20 Finalists for Shell Tameer Awards 2021 are as follows:
Award Category Finalist Business Name Location
Circular Economy TrashIt Sindh
- Aabshar Inc. Punjab
- International Services Pak Punjab
Clean Energy Solutions Renew Power Projects Sindh
- Building Energy Efficiency Simulators (BEES) Sindh
- ENENT Sindh
Empowering Women Civixa Sindh
- beetee Sindh
- Digital Libas Baluchistan
Technology Innovation CricFlex Punjab
- Learnovate Sindh
- Asani.io Sindh
Transport & Mobility PickDrop.pk Punjab
- CargoTECH Sindh
- vCarpool Punjab
Bright Idea Award Frictolysis Sindh
- Creatorz Sindh
- Boltay Huroof Sindh
- Dice Battery Pack Sindh
- EcoStabilizer Punjab