Since day one in 1984, Cirrus Aircraft has been committed to the future of aviation, to smart safety and most adamantly, to innovation. Along the way every turn has meant challenges and opportunities to grow general aviation – to improve the flying experience itself.
Collins Aerospace produces the Teklam carbon fiber and fiber-glass skinned panels used in the chassis of our new car, Freya 1. The panels have have a honeycomb core and fiberglass and carbon fiber skins, providing the rigidity and strength needed to support and protect Freya I’s components without adding significant weight.
Lucid Labs is a technology and product development firm that has worked on a plethora of projects. They have worked on implantable and mobile solutions such as stent delivery and application development for iOS and Android. They have also worked on external and wearable solutions such as thermal imaging and external heart rate monitoring. Their sponsorship has been crucial to the development and progress of our latest car, Freya 1.
Panther Precision Machine Inc.
Panther Precision Machine Inc started business in 1998 as a 3-person machine shop with a fairly narrow focus. Since that time, Panther has experienced uninterrupted growth of 10 –15% annually. This growth has been achieved by maintaining a focus on service and value for Panther Precision Machine's customers.
Polaris is one of the world’s largest Powersports companies, and has expanded into adjacent markets such as commercial and military vehicles. Based in Medina, Minnesota, Polaris has been making breakthrough products such as launching the snowmobile industry and reinventing ATV categories year after year for more than 60 years.
Since 1985, PTC has been enabling customers to stay one step ahead of the competition by combining our strategic vision with leading, field proven technology. With PTC, global manufacturers and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on this promise of physical digital convergence today and drive the future of innovation.
Quantronic Corporation was founded in 1995 in Minneapolis, MN, providing a means for manufacturing of Printed Circuit Boards and Final OEM Product Box Builds. They contribute to UMNSVP by helping develop many circuit boards and manufacturing them, allowing Eos II to be monitored and controlled exactly as it is intended to be.
Solargis is a solar energy forecasting service specializing in providing detailed and reliable maps and API solutions for solar irradiance prediction, with the mission to help solar companies succeed. Their services are integrated into our team’s weather prediction software which, in turn, significantly boosts performance.
Tennant Company is a world leader in cleaning products and solutions, from walk-behind and ride-along floor scrubbers and sweepers to autonomous cleaners and environmentally-conscious technologies. With products in use all over the world, they are looking to not only continue to do what they do best but also look toward the technology of the future.
Tooling Science, Inc.
Founded in 1973, Maple Grove based Tooling Science has donated their expertise in machining to the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project, helping to produce the precise parts that make up our steering system.
VKS provides the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project with their process management software, allowing improved documentation of processes and learning opportunities for future team members as the organization continues to grow and develop new techniques.