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DUSC is currently looking for sponsorship, in order to make improvements to it's vehicle for the next event. We would be grateful for financial or in-kind support, such as helping with our technical or transport requirements. If you are or your company is interested click here. We would be more than happy to talk to you and an information pack is available.

Current Sponsors

DUSC is grateful for the support of the following companies and organisations.

Gold Sponsors :: Silver Sponsors :: Bronze Sponsors :: Friends of DUSC

Gold Sponsors

Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Institution of Engineering and Technology is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and has offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The Institution provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas and promotes the positive role of Science, Engineering and Technology in the world.

Silver Sponsors


Gurit offers an unrivalled range of composite solutions, technologies and products specifically tailored to customers' needs.

Gurit develops and produces high-end composite materials that offer unparalleled features in terms of weight, stability, stiffness and design properties that make them the materials of choice - for today and the future.

Laing O'Rourke

Laing O'Rourke is the largest privately owned construction firm in the UK. The company has offices in the UK, Germany, India, Australia and United Arab Emirates and over 31,000 employees worldwide.

C&D Technologies

C&D Technologies is a technology company that produces and markets systems for the power conversion and storage of electrical power, including industrial batteries and electronics. This specialised focus has established the company as a leading and valued supplier of products in three major categories - reserve power systems, electronic power supplies and material handling systems. C&D's success in these key markets has been supported by dedication to customer service.

Approximately 70 percent of the company's current sales are reserve power systems supplied to leading operators of telecommunications, data transmission, infrastructure computer systems and utilities to enable them to maintain critical operations during power outages.

Bronze Sponsors

Durham University Engineering Society

Durham University Engineering Society, DUES, exists to promote and encourage interest in and understanding of Science and Engineering to the whole University. It seeks to broaden the horizons of its members, primarily through careers presentations and industrial visits.

DUES organises practical activities and develops and maintains links with organisations and institutions to broaden the Engineering knowledge and skills of its members.

DUES also organises social events to help foster a strong community spirit for those with an interest in Science and Engineering.


Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is an organisation of member firms around the world devoted to client service excellence. Member firms offer services in audit, tax, consulting and financial advice.

With access to the intellectual capital of approximately 150,000 people worldwide, member firms focus on client service through a global strategy executed locally in more than 140 countries.

Energy Institute

The Energy Institute, EI, is the leading professional body for the energy industries, supporting almost 13,500 professionals internationally. A Royal Charter membership organisation, the Energy Institute serves society with independence, professionalism and a wealth of expertise in energy matters, creating a home for energy professionals and a scientific and technical reservoir for industry.

Institute of Physics

The Institute of Physics is a scientific membership organisation devoted to increasing the understanding and application of physics. It has an extensive worldwide membership (currently over 34,000) and is a leading communicator of physics with all audiences from specialists through government to the general public. Its publishing company, IOP Publishing, is a world leader in scientific publishing and the electronic dissemination of physics.

RS Components

RS is Europe's leading distributor of electronic, electrical and industrial components.

RS has become Europe's leading distributor of electronic, electrical and mechanical components, health and safety products, and associated tools.

Labman Automation

Labman Automation is now over 25 years old and has been developing bespoke robotics, laboratory automation equipment, software and electronic solutions for worldwide customers throughout this period.

Labman has installations in most of Europe and work as far away as Malaysia, the US, Australia and we even have a robot in the Arctic Circle!

T.E.K. Seis Limited

T.E.K. Seis Limited provides consultancy services to the oil industry in deep and shallow marine seismic 2-D, 3-D, 4-D surveys.


Based in Sunderland, Nissan Motor Manufacturing (NMUK) builds a staggering 60% of Nissan vehicles sold in the European market. Having celebrated its 20th year in 2004, Nissan has the largest UK presence of any car manufacturer, accounting for 20% of total UK production.

We don’t just design new vehicles in the UK, we make them here too.

Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council

EPSRC is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, investing around £500 million a year in a broad range of subjects – from mathematics to materials science, and from information technology to structural engineering.

It operates to meet the needs of industry and society by working in partnership with universities to invest in people and scientific discovery and innovation. The knowledge and expertise gained maintains a technological leading edge, builds a strong economy and improves people's quality of life.


Established in 1985, Radiometrix specialise in the design and manufacture of low power radio products for rapid implementation of high-reliability, cable-free data links. Radiometrix is the industry's leading developer of off the-shelf, licence-exempt miniature radio modules. OEMs world-wide use Radiometrix' UHF and VHF transmitters, receivers, transceivers, radio packet controllers and modems in applications ranging from EPOS networking, security , remote control to environmental monitoring and automotive electronics.

Monday 16th February 2009
Page updated by Richard Flint