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 one of Australia’s largest public research organisations and custodian of much of the country's landmark and national science infrastructure. Spread across three sites, ANSTO’s world-class facilities include the OPAL (Open Pool Australian Light-water) multi-purpose reactor, Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering and the Centre for Accelerator Science at Lucas Heights, the Research Cyclotron Facility at Camperdown in Sydney and the Australian Synchrotron at Clayton in Melbourne. ANSTO provides access to some of the best research equipment and facilities in the world. Using nuclear research techniques, ANSTO researchers help to answer some of the big questions facing society today in areas such as health, the environment and innovation for industry. ANSTO’s vision is to deliver excellence in innovation, insight and discovery through our people, partnerships, nuclear expertise and landmark infrastructure.

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 Group
The Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group) is part of Australia's Department of Defence. DST Group 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.

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science consolidates the Australian Government’s efforts to drive economic growth, productivity and competitiveness by bringing together industry, energy, resources, and science. The Government’s Science for Australia’s Future budget measure is supporting the next phase of the Inspiring Australia Strategy to build a strong, open relationship between science and society, underpinned by effective communication of science and its benefits. The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes initiative is helping to progress a key element of this strategy through rewarding the achievements and successes of Australians in the fields of research and innovation, science communication and journalism, and science education.

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries, that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey — and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

Johnson & Johnson
Caring for the world, one person at a time...inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. 

Macquarie University
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.

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

3M is a company that brings science and technology together to create more than 55,000 products that make lives easier and better around the world. Over the past 113 years, 3M has evolved into a global powerhouse driven by innovation & integrity. Science is at the heart of everything we do. We apply the right science the right way to touch people worldwide - generating breakthroughs that make their lives better, easier and more complete. We are a leader among corporations that use science to make amazing things. We work with out customers and each other to fulfill human needs before many even realise they exist. With over 100,000 patents, we apply science to life uniquely to produce thousands of imaginative products, and are a leader in scores of markets - from health care, public security, personal and highway safety to industrial abrasives and adhesives. Some 3M products that might be familar to you include Post-it® Notes, Scotch® Tape, NexcareTM bandages, and Scotch-BriteTM Sponges. 3M has more than 6,500 scientists all over the world who draw from more than 40 key technology areas to continuously enhance and improve the products and solutions we offer our customers. No one applies science to life the way we do. This is what makes us 3M.

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.

City of Sydney
The City of Sydney is the official venue supporter of the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Dinner.

Fourth Wall
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.

New Scientist
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.

pocketwatch is the official wine sponsor of the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Dinner.

Restaurant Associates
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, cafe 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 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Dinner.

Technical Direction Company
TDC - Technical Direction Company is recognised as a leading expert in provision of video technology solutions for major events and productions including large scale building projections, TV shows, theatre, corporate events, concert touring, exhibitions and other events.

At TDC, technology drives what we do. We provide technical solutions to any activity no matter how large or small. It's our integrated approach that makes us different. We don't limit the way we find solutions; we constantly explore new technology and lead the way in making the impossible possible.

The Monkey's Cobbler
The Monkey’s Cobbler is a creative studio and digital production company located in Sydney’s vibrant St Peters. For the past 12 years the skilled and enthusiastic team of in-house designers, animators, developers, producers and technologists have been bringing brand stories to life through the power of experiential digital content, motion graphics and large format creative technology. Specialising in video, motion graphics and large format creative technology, The Monkey's Cobbler can produce custom content for live events, web, bespoke activations, trade shows and product launches. Their clients are an eclectic mix of brand managers, event companies, content marketing agencies, technical production companies, marketing managers, advertising agencies, public relations companies, non-profit and government organisations.

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Vanessa Gardos , Manager, Education
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