Eureka Prizes Partners
The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are made possible through the contribution and ongoing support of prize sponsors and program supporters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 City of Sydney is the official venue supporter of the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Dinner.
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.