The Sponsors

The AUSRT would be unable to operate without the continued support of our sponsors and partners. As such, we would like to acknowledge their respective contributions, in the forms of financial and in-kind assistance.

Platinum Sponsors

The University of Adelaide

Established in 1874, The University of Adelaide is a world class tertiary education and research institution committed to delivering high quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. The University of Adelaide is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide. It is associated with five Nobel Laureates, 104 Rhodes Scholars and is also a member of the Group of Eight. The university focuses on discovering new knowledge, pursuing innovation and preparing leaders of tomorrow who are independent, creative thinkers with an international perspective. It has an international reputation for world-class research across a wide spectrum of areas leading to high impact, tangible outcomes. The University of Adelaide also works with the community in other ways through strategic partnership and alignments with business and enterprise, government bodies, other research institutes, NGOs and industry groups.

Tindo Solar

Tindo Solar designs and manufactures technologically advanced solar panels in Australia, for Australia and the world. Founded in 2011, They are a wholly Australian owned and operated company, and the main solar panel manufacturer in all of Australia. Tindo focuses on increasing manufacturing output and creating Australian jobs in the advanced manufacturing sector, while also striving for innovation to promote a sustainable future. Tindo have set out to make a panel that respects the sun and to make a panel that delivers on its product and performance warranty. Tindo panels are ‘Made for Life’.


Airspeed is an Australian company specialising in ‘design + build’ applications of composite materials for aerospace, maritime and energy-related projects

Gold Sponsors


The Bridgestone brand has a global reputation as the tyre industry market leader, renowned for producing quality products and being at the forefront of technology, innovation and continuous improvement. A subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the largest tyre manufacturer in the world, Bridgestone Australia’s Australasian head office is based in Adelaide, South Australia. Bridgestone Australia is a major supplier to the Australasian automotive industry, providing an extensive range of quality tyres. Bridgestone is the major sponsor of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, as well as the AUSRT.

Silver Sponsors


Babcock Australasia operates across the Marine, Aviation and Land sectors to support the technical, complex platform and critical service delivery requirements of our customers. We employ over 850 talented people in Australia, New Zealand and Timor-Leste. Together, we are trusted to deliver technical support services for our customers, ranging from fleet and asset management, sustainment, transportation services and technical training, to life saving helicopter emergency medical services. We are recognised across many industries, including defence, government, mining and construction, emergency services, oil and gas, not-for-profit, airports, automotive, ports, cyber security and engineering consultancy.

Babcock Australasia is part of Babcock International Group, the global aerospace and defence company. Trusted for over a century, Babcock helps customers to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets and services, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, infrastructure management and specialist training.

In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements.

A global solution being delivered locally.

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