Eureka Prizes sponsors
Our sponsors and supporters.
Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre
The Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre is a multidisciplinary network based at The University of Queensland and the Queensland Institute for Medical Research. Established in 2011, it utilizes leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.
The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is the home of Australia’s nuclear science expertise. This unique expertise is applied to radiopharmaceutical production and research, climate change research, water resource management, materials engineering, neutron scattering and a range of other scientific research disciplines. ANSTO is a Federal Government agency and operates Australia’s only nuclear reactor OPAL - used for research and isotope production. ANSTO applies nuclear science in a wide range of areas for the benefit of all Australians.
Caring for our Country
Caring for our Country, an Australian Government initiative, aims to achieve an environment that is healthier, better protected, well-managed, resilient and provides essential ecosystem services in a changing climate. Over the next five years, more than $700 million is being invested in the Caring for our Country Sustainable Agriculture stream, with innovation in Australian agriculture and fisheries practices a key focus of the initiative, ensuring our agricultural base is sustainable, productive and resilient. The Sustainable Agriculture stream is being delivered by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, in the context of other major government policies and initiatives including the National Food Plan and the Carbon Farming Initiative.
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO carries out scientific research in areas including energy, the environment, information technology, health, mining, manufacturing, agriculture and natural resources. Their aim is to create impact by addressing the nation’s big challenges through: innovative technologies to improve industry competitiveness; technologies to create new markets for Australian industry; integrated solutions, information and research; and knowledge-based services to governments and business.
Defence Science and Technology Organisation
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) is part of Australia's Department of Defence. DSTO is the Australian Government's lead agency responsible for safeguarding Australia by delivering expert, impartial science and technology advice and innovative solutions for Defence and national security.
Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
The Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE) strives as a key priority to encourage the sustainable growth of Australian industries by developing a national innovation system that drives knowledge creation, international competitiveness and greater productivity. The Inspiring Australia program provides Australian Government funding towards a national strategy for engaging with the sciences, which aims to build a strong, open relationship between science and society, underpinned by effective communication of science and its benefits.
A supply of scientists, engineers and technicians is critical to our country's future prosperity. As well as performing world-class scientific research, Macquarie University is committed to playing a significant role in the development of future Australian scientists through collaborative programs with schools such as the Science Partnership, the Indigenous Science Education Program, and FIRST Robotics, and through sponsoring a prize to celebrate and reward the success of young research scientists.
New Scientist is the world’s leading science and technology news weekly. Established in 1956, New Scientist magazine has over 50 years experience delivering intriguing and timely science and technology news to an international audience. It discusses science and technology in a global context and reports on the commercial, industrial and social consequences that affect us all.
The NSW Office for Health and Medical Research (OHMR) plays a crucial role in supporting the State’s leading health and medical research efforts. OHMR helps support the broad range of outstanding health and medical research effort being carried out in NSW. OHMR works with the health and medical research communities, the higher education sector and business to promote growth and innovation in research to achieve better health and environmental and economic outcomes for the people of NSW.
NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) is proud to support the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. Our sponsorship of the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Eureka Prize for Environmental Research reflects our vision to support the community to protect, strengthen and enjoy a healthy, productive environment and economy. To find out more about our work in delivering positive environmental, social and economic outcomes for NSW visit www.environment.nsw.gov.au.
Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group headquartered in the UK, combining Rio Tinto plc, a London and NYSE listed company, and Rio Tinto Limited, which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Rio Tinto's business is finding, mining, and processing mineral resources. Major products are aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy (coal and uranium), gold, industrial minerals (borax, titanium dioxide, salt, talc) and iron ore. Activities span the world but are strongly represented in Australia and North America with significant businesses in South America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa.
3M is fundamentally a science-based company. They produce thousands of imaginative products, and are a leader in scores of markets – from health care and highway safety to office products and abrasives and adhesives. Their success begins with the ability to apply technologies – often in combination – to an endless array of real world customer needs. All of this is made possible by the people of 3M and their singular commitment to make life easier and better for people around the world.
University of New South Wales
We live in amazing times. But our dazzling technology can blind us to the brilliant science behind it, to the great human hunger for answering life’s mysteries and challenges. We cherish the originality and the discipline of science and we take seriously our duty to educate and pass on the fruits of knowledge - old and new. The Eureka Prizes give us a unique way to pay public tribute to unsung researchers and to say that great science is dazzling too.
University of Sydney
The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Science offers challenging science-based activities to school students and teachers whilst actively cultivating an interest in science within schools and the general community. Our outstanding teaching and research excellence are internationally renowned and provide our students with the foundation to lead scientific innovation.
University of Technology, Sydney
The University of Technology, Sydney is an Australian university with an international focus. It provides higher education to enhance professional practice, to serve the community at large and to enable students to reach their full personal and career potential. Through its promotion of learning and pursuit of research and creative practice, the University contributes to the advancement and integration of knowledge, professional skills and technology, and their intelligent, sustainable and enterprising application for the benefit of humanity.
Abbey's Bookshop, Sydney
Established in 1968, Abbey’s Bookshop is famous for its core strengths of history, science, philosophy, the classics and crime fiction, as well as an impressive range of fiction, biography, travel, art, religion and children’s books. We aim to give our customers the best selection of books as well as the best service!
ABC Science Online is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's online gateway to science.
Charles Sturt University Winery
Charles Sturt University Winery is a producer of premium table, sparkling and fortified wines. The Winery is an integral part of Australia’s leading wine science school, and is at the forefront of viticulture practices and winemaking techniques. Charles Sturt University Winery is the official wine sponsor of the 2013 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
City of Sydney
The City of Sydney is the official venue partner of the 2013 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Dinner.
Fourth Wall Events
Fourth Wall is the ultimate collective of creators. Where everything the imagination can dream, works, as it always should. Where everything is possible, where barriers don’t exist and where no one has dared to go; let alone invented. Isn’t this where you want to be?
Restaurant Associates is the official caterer of the 2013 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Dinner.
Rydges World Square Sydney
Rydges World Square is the official accommodation partner of the 2013 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. Rydges World Square offers luxurious Sydney accommodation that is perfect for sightseeing, shopping and business. As a guest of the Rydges World Square, you will be made to feel at home with our warm and friendly staff and our elegantly appointed guest rooms, featuring every convenience for today's traveller.
Please call us on (02) 9320 6483 or send us an email.
Kea Lambert , Project Officer, Eureka Prizes