2024 Sponsors

Bumblebee Autonomous Systems is where we are today because of the generous support and commitment of our sponsors towards our project. We would like to thank them with all our hearts, for their unwavering belief in us and for their contributions, which will be used to continually produce quality platforms that will shape the future of maritime autonomy in Singapore.

Every contribution, no matter the size or form, makes a difference to our project and charts the course of our future. To become one of our sponsors, please contact us via email at:

bumblebeeauv [at] gmail [dot] com

2024 Sponsors


Title Sponsors

iDP

The Innovation & Design Programme (iDP) has supported our team with the purchase of new equipment and tools to prototype and develop our next generation vehicles.

The NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has provided us with a cash sponsorship, helping us offset a huge bulk of our vehicle testing costs. Many members come from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, allowing us to bring together the strengths and teachings of various disciplines.

NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

NUS Department of Mechanical Engineering

The NUS Department of Mechanical Engineering has provided us with a cash sponsorship, helping us offset a huge bulk of our vehicle testing costs. Many members come from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, allowing us to bring together the strengths and teachings of various disciplines.

The School of Computing (SOC) has provided us with a cash sponsorship, helping us offset a huge bulk of our vehicle testing costs. Many members come from the School of Computing, allowing us to bring together the strengths and teachings of various disciplines.

NUS SOC


Platinum Sponsors

Future Systems Technology Directorate (FSTD) has supported our team through finances for the ASV 2.0. It serves as the Singapore Armed Forces master plan for R&D investments to deliver cutting edge capabilities on the battlefield.

FSTD

DSO

DSO National Laboratories has strongly supported our team in finances and invaluable technical advice. DSO National Laboratories is Singapore’s chief National Defence R&D institution which specialises in developing defence technologies and strategic capabilities in the various domains of Air, Land, Sea and Cyber space.

Republic of Singapore Yacht Club (RSYC) is the oldest yacht club in Asia and the only members-owned yacht club in Singapore. They have supported us immensely by providing us the testing locations for both our AUV and ASV and the berthing lot for our ASV.

RSYC

Altium

Altium Designer is not only intuitive to use, but its cloud features are also much valued in our team. Additionally, its integration with Altium365 which facilitates PCB sharing and viewing on-the-go have been especially useful. Altium Academy’s YouTube videos have been a wealth of resources that helped us to pick up many tips and skills. Altium is currently supporting us by sponsoring Altium Designer’s licenses.

ST Engineering is a trusted global technology, defence and engineering company, innovating to solve real-world problems and improve lives. We are grateful for ST Engineering’s support by providing sensors that enhance the perception of our vehicles.

ST Engineering


Gold Sponsors

Fugro Subsea Technologies is the world’s leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resources. Fugro is currently supporting us by providing financial support.

Fugro

MacArtney

MacArtney Underwater Technology specialises in the areas of connectivity, launch and recovery, and data acquisition for oil and gas related companies, ocean science institutes, and marine renewable developers around the world. They have been supporting our project through the provision of underwater connectors, as well as cable moulding and potting services.

Kentronics Engineering Services & Supplies has delivered innovative designs & practical Printed Circuit Board (PCB) solutions to companies in diversified fields all around the world. They provide services from three phases of process for the Electronics Market, including PCB Design and Layout, Manufacturing, and finally Assembly. Kentronics has supported our project in a major way through their fabrication support of most of our customised PCBs on our vehicles.

Kentronics

Wurth Electronik

Würth Elektronik is one of Europe’s largest manufacturer of passive electrical components. Their product range covers EMC Components, Capacitors, Inductors, RF Inductors and LTCC Components, Transformers, Components for Circuit Protection, Power Modules, LEDs, Connectors, Switches, High-Power Contacts and Assembly Technique. Würth Elektronik has supported our project through cash sponsorship and providing us with electromechanical parts and passive components.

SLM Solutions is a leading manufacturer of Selective Laser Melting machines, allowing for fast, reliable and cost-efficient part production using metal additive manufacturing. SLM Solutions has kindly sponsored our project by helping to manufacture our battery hulls.

SLM

SBG

SBG Systems is a leading supplier of innovative inertial sensors. They design, manufacture, and market a complete line of state-of-the-art inertial sensors such as Inertial Measurement Units (IMU), Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS), Inertial Navigation Systems with embedded GPS (INS/GPS).

Avetics is a drone solutions company based in Singapore and Malaysia serving Southeast Asia. They provide end-to-end drone services with a key focus on the industrial space using their customised drones, as well as professional drone courses (approved by CAAS). Avetics has sponsored us a DJI M210 v2 for our use in the upcoming RobotX competition.

Avetics

Bossard

Bossard specialises in fastening solutions, from simple screws and nuts to quick-release ball-lock pins and convenient threaded inserts, Bossard has provided us with almost all of the elements holding our vehicles together. They also provide specialised coatings, clamps and sealing solutions and have given talks and technical advice on the proper use of fasteners.


Silver Sponsors

Solidworks

Sponsored: Computer Aided Design Software

Samtec

Sponsored: Connectors

Festo

Sponsored: Pneumatic Actuators

Southco

Sponsored: Latches & Fasteners

Sparton

Sponsored: Sensors


Bronze Sponsors

Edmund

Blue Trail Engineering

LionsForge

Pololu

TGN Technology

K&N

WaterLinked

Meds Interconnect