With a mission to construct an alternate vehicle to pursue research in Antarctica, we are grateful to collaborate with various companies and institutes. Their support allows Team Polar to continue to connect with students, researchers and industry. The names for the tiers of support are insipired by penguin names and their order reflects the height of those species. Thus, the levels are in decreasing order of height: Emperor, Gentoo, Chinstrap, Adélie.
NXP designs purpose-built, rigorously tested technologies that enable devices to sense, think, connect and act intelligently to improve people's daily lives. As our digitally-enhanced world is evolving to anticipate and automate people’s needs, NXP strives to engage, protect and respect our relationship with the world.
The Eindhoven University of Technology is where all of Team Polar's members study and obtain their degree. It is also the home of our team, as we are located on their campus. The university supports us financially, gives us space to operate and shares expertise with us, allowing us to get closer to building the Antarctic rover.
SuperB provides the most robust, safe and easy-to-use lithium batteries. They are ambitious, hungry for success and passionate in our work. To deliver first-class quality they focus on their customers, processes and products. They are driven by empowerment and are 100% dedicated and invest in the relationship with their customers.
Gochermann Solar Technology is a manufacturer of custom solar arrays with very special features required in solar race events such as the Australian World Solar Challenge and other events around the globe, powering cars, boats and airplanes. Our arrays meet all requirements with respect to optical, mechanical, and electrical properties.
TU/e innovation Space is the center of expertise for Challenge-Based Learning (CBL) and student entrepreneurship at TU/e, a learning hub for education innovation and an open community where students, researchers, industry, and societal organizations can exchange knowledge and develop responsible solutions to real world-challenges.
Würth Elektronik is a globally recognized company specializing in the development and distribution of electronic and electromechanical components. They offer a wide array of high-quality components, circuit board solutions, and technical expertise to support the design and manufacturing of electronic systems and devices.
Epic is a specialist in the field of innovation advice, financing and subsidies. Epiic's experts support us in the search for suitable financing resources to realize our project. Epic is looking at both national and European subsidy options. They also support us in finding partners to achieve our goals.