Meet our stunning sponsors. We work closely with each of our sponsors to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship, with many of our team alumni choosing our sponsors as graduate employers. Get in touch to find out more about supporting our team.
SAIC MOTOR UK TECHNICAL CENTRE
SMTC UK are sponsoring the team to take part in Formula Student Electric China 2018! This will be an amazing opportunity for the team, allowing us to compete in our first ever international event and show the world just what we can do. We look forward to the continued support from SMTC in the development of our 2019 entry.
UNIVERSITY OF BATH: FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
We are pleased to have the continued support of the Faculty of Engineering & Design for 2018/19. Since our formation, they have provided the team with a state of the art design and build area as well as additional financial support for each of our competing seasons.
MAHLE is one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive industry, and we are very proud to have them as one of our top sponsors! Their technical and monetary support will massively help Team Bath Racing Electric achieve the ambitious targets set for the 2018/2019 season.
As the world’s largest supplier of automotive parts, we are extremely grateful to count Bosch as one of our top sponsors. Bosch are one of our most diverse sponsors supporting us with a large range of components and equipment to improve the vehicle, ensuring we are as competitive as possible.
New for 2019, Newbury Innovation are our main low voltage systems sponsor. Their strong connection with the University means they have significant exposure to our student population. Newbury’s technical design support and manufacture of printed circuit boards will greatly improve the team’s technical capabilities allowing us to innovate even more.
Tektronix is the main sponsor of our build room and design space. They provide us with state of the art test and measurement equipment that allows rapid design, testing and diagnostics of our electrical systems. Their support continues to develop the team’s design capabilities.
UNIVERSITY OF BATH: ALUMNI FUND
Team Bath Racing Electric is proud to be supported by the University of Bath’s Alumni Fund. With an ever evolving relationship, opening up new opportunities to work together, it is good to know that our Alumni are proud that we are the #1 UK Electric Formula Student team.
We are working closely with Altran Intelligent Systems in the development of our control systems. Having provided us with a flexible RPP platform, our software team is able to implement bespoke control strategies for the entire vehicle. Their continued technical support over the last few years has been invaluable.
Mewburn Ellis LLP is one of Europe’s top Intellectual Property (IP) firms offering a full range of IP services: patents, trademarks & designs. Mewburn Ellis provide commercially focused, creative advice on obtaining, enforcing & exploiting IP rights to a wide range of clients across numerous & diverse industry sectors. IP is extremely important in Engineering and through sponsoring TBRe’s trip to Silverstone this year, Mewburn Ellis LLP aim to raise awareness to a potential career in IP for top Engineering students and graduates from the University of Bath.
A project such as ours requires a lot of bespoke parts. We are proud to be working closely with one of the world’s leading design software companies, AutoDesk, to tackle our machining. AutoDesk offer TBRe a full sponsorship on all machining, as well as media support.
The Schaeffler group is a global automotive and industrial supplier that provides Team Bath Racing Electric with high-quality drivetrain bearings that will allow reliable power transmission from the electric powertrain to the wheels!
Vector is the market leader for automotive embedded systems, and they provide numerous automotive companies a platform of tools, software, and hardware for embedded systems. Vector provides the team with CAN bus hardware and software which is used for analysis and testing, and we are grateful for their industry leading equipment and support!
We are pleased to continue the relationship between Caterpillar and Team Bath Racing Electric which started in 2017. Caterpillar provide the team with invaluable financial support and a range of exciting internship and graduate job opportunities!
Located at the acclaimed Bristol and Bath Science Park in Bristol, Cubik Innovation work with emerging businesses, entrepreneurs and corporations, helping them to realise their electronic design objectives and to also bring new products to market. Supporting us for a third year, Cubik will be supporting our PCB design & manufacture. The PCBs that Cubik provide are integrated into our power management system and also the driver display.
We are excited to continue the collaborative partnership between the Create Education project and Team Bath Racing Electric. Create Education has provided TBRe with an Ultimaker 2+ Extended 3D printer that has allowed the team to rapidly prototype concept ideas with unparalleled ease and speed before committing to final designs!
Keysight / Microlease are a key partner of in-kind support through the donation of electrical test equipment for 3 years now. Their handheld test equipment is crucial to the development of our electrical systems
Relec Electronics is a specialist provider of power supplies, displays and EMC filters for industrial applications. Relec provided TBRe with an LCD touch screen display that gave the driver all the information required during dynamic events last season, and we are excited to see how we can push these applications further in the 2018/2019 season.
MARKET AXESS TRAX
Market Axess is an award-winning electronic trading platform in the finance industry, and we are very excited to have our relationships spread outside the engineering industry. Market Axess recognised the potential of our proactive team so much they even hired a previous project manager. Their financial support has helped the team greatly.
UNIVERSITY OF BATH: DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
The University of Bath contributes to Team Bath Racing Electric greatly, and we are proud to be representing the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, which has financially supported the team for year after year. We hope to continue making them proud!
Electronic Test and Power Systems’ (ETPS) allows us to test our accumulator innovations by providing specialist test equipment. ETPS’s support allows us to validate our battery systems in isolation to the other systems. One of ETPS’s speciality industries is motorsport making them a perfect partner.
We are very pleased to have a long standing relationship with Makita. Makita is the leading manufacturer of power tools in the world and the power tools and training programme that they have provided are invaluable to the team’s daily work.
Safety is crucial for high voltage applications and Bender have been kind enough to support our team for the fourth year in a row with their Isolation Monitoring Device (IMD) unit. The IMD detects if there is any high voltage leaking from the tractive system to the chassis and immediately switches off the HV system making it safe.
Easy Composites Ltd is a leading supplier of advanced composite materials to individuals, businesses and educational institutions. Their extensive range of materials and comprehensive selection of tools and equipment continuously provided TBRe with access to state-of-the-art composites technology and manufacturing techniques.
EMRAX offer high-powered, high torque and extremely light direct drive electric motors, with efficiency up to 98%. An Emrax motor offers the best power to weight ratio in the world. We are delighted to be supported by Emrax for this season, following last year’s great success with them.
SMH FLEET SOLUTIONS
Looks aren’t everything, but they sure do matter! SMH Fleet Solutions specialise in vehicle management and logistics. With their support last year for the body panels’ paint work, we made sure our car looked as impressive as it performed.
We are delighted to be supported by RS Components again for our fourth Formula Student season. RS Components’ aim is to promote the RS brand to the Engineers of tomorrow, through the support of engineering/electronic based University projects.