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 utilises 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. Since 2013, ANSTO is also the operator of the Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne. ANSTO applies nuclear science in a wide range of areas for the benefit of all Australians.
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 Agriculture
The Australian Government Department of Agriculture's role is to develop and implement policies and programs that ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable.
Their policies and programs:
• encourage and support sustainable natural resource use and management
• protect the health and safety of plant and animal industries
• enable industries to adapt to compete in a fast-changing international and economic environment.
• help improve market access and market performance for the agricultural and food sector
• encourage and assist industries to adopt new technology and practices, and
• assist primary producers and the food industry to develop business and marketing skills, and to be financially self-reliant.
Australian Government Department of Industry and Science
The Australian Government Department of Industry and Science 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 programme 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.
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.
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 is internationally renowned for its outstanding teaching and research excellence, producing the next generation of scientific leaders. We are passionate about sharing the wonder of science with school students and the general public, through our fun and challenging science-based activities. Our Eureka Prize engages school students with science in a creative way, opening up science concepts beyond the classroom and helping cultivate the next generation of Dr Karls and Adam Spencers– science communicators extraordinaire!
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!
The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are supported by ABC Science Online, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's online gateway to science, and ABC TV's Catalyst program, which will be airing highlights from the 2014 Award Dinner.
Charles Sturt University Winery
Charles Sturt Wines integrates grape growing and winemaking with education and research to create a truly unique wine business, making wines of quality, value and consistency.
Charles Sturt University (CSU) prides itself on innovation. As a world class educational institution with campuses located throughout regional Australia, CSU has a national perspective yet reflects the many regions that we serve.
Charles Sturt Wines echoes this by celebrating the diversity of our viticultural regions – we have vineyards in Orange and Wagga Wagga and we source fruit from other regions in New South Wales including Tumbarumba, Hilltops and Gundagai.
Charles Sturt Wines is unique as a University owned and operated wine business.
City of Sydney
The City of Sydney is the official venue supporter of the 2014 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Dinner.
Fourth Wall is a creative and production agency specialising in premium events, product launches, conferences, live television and branded experiences. Our core team has a wealth of national and international experience executing a diverse range of events and delivering extraordinary engagements for a wide range of industries.
We are seasoned in brand and live communication; we are passionate about innovation, technology, creativity, design, theatrics and production.
Fourth Wall aims to leave powerful and lasting memories with every audience we engage, constantly touching and inspiring whichever the medium. Imagination and innovation are at the heart of everything we do.
Founded in 2000, Intellectual Ventures (IV) invests in invention. With over $6 billion under management, IV finds solutions no one else can using a network of over 4000 inventors and relationships with over 400 of the world’s top academic institutions. Working with companies all over the world IV defines and solves problems, and protects intellectual property in areas as broad as information technology, food, packaging, construction, and medical devices. With over 40,000 IP assets, and offices all over Asia, IV has built a marketplace where inventors can be rewarded and innovative companies have a source of carefully curated and protected inventions.
Mercure Sydney Potts Point
Perched right on the CBD fringe overlooking Sydney Harbour and the city skyline, this unique borough of Sydney offers a completely new and contemporary experience for business and leisure traveller alike.
Fast becoming ‘Melbourne-esque’ in its orientation, Potts Point now dons a very cosmopolitan feel with a hundreds of Sydney’s best dining and entertainment venues, theatres, galleries and boutiques. Geographically, Potts Point is very centrally positioned for guests to be anywhere they could possibly want to be in Sydney; be it Bondi Beach, Sydney Cricket Ground; City Centre ; Darling Harbour or Sydney Harbour foreshore.
There’s handy access to train, bus or taxi transport, and just a quick 20 minutes to Sydney Airport terminals; making for a convenient arrival or escape if you’re on a schedule.
Restaurant Associates delivers boutique fine dining and hospitality excellence to a range of premier corporate clients. Established in New York 40 years ago, Restaurant Associates has since flourished throughout the world expanding to the UK in 2001 and Australia in 2003.
From an intimate reception for a few guests to a gala for thousands, catering experts work with our clients to custom design truly memorable experiences. Restaurant Associates provides a range of exquisite hospitality services ranging from fine dining to vibrant and cutting edge restaurants, café bars, delis, brasseries and retail shops. To provide a complete outsourcing solution for our clients, we also provide a suite of business services including front-of-house reception and call services.
Restaurant Associates is the official caterer of the 2014 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Dinner.
Please call us on (02) 9320 6483 or send us an email.
Kea Lambert , Project Officer, Eureka Prizes