Our finish line is more than just a place on the track; our mission is and has always been to innovate, to broaden the frontiers of young professionals through their creativity, ingenuity, and dexterity. Our team of highly qualified students is the driving force behind it, each year developing better racing machines, very much in line with the current developments of the automotive industry. These talented young men and women are the next generation of experts in the various different fields of engineering, and thanks to them Formula Student Team Delft has for years maintained a tradition of success in very prestigious international competitions.
However, none of this would be possible without the continued support from our sponsors and benefactors, who make our dream a reality: we are currently one of the best ranked FS electric teams in the world. Looking to the future, we plan to uphold our high standard of achievement, and keep doing our utmost to reach that finish line. To sponsor us is to bring the future closer every day.
Delft University of Technology is the home grounds of Formula Student Team Delft. The team is housed in the university's D:Dream hall, where other student groups like ours work tirelessly to make their dream projects reality. The TU Delft provides the team with office space, workshops, and machines. With their support we can put engineering theory into practice.
We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us. Ingenuity drives us and what we create is yours. Together we deliver. Our passion for technology and innovation is what brings us together towards a common vision for the future.
Volkswagen is the leading car manufacturer in Europe, with a clear and ambitious vision towards a more sustainable automotive future. The electric editions of Volkswagen Up and Volkswagen Golf are a testament to their innovation and determination. Formula Student Team Delft is proud to have Volkswagen, with its future oriented vision, as a partner.
Just like our team, Brunel is a company that began its life in Delft, and since 1975 has grown into one of the world leaders in temporary employment, offering prospects in engineering, IT, finance, marketing, and legal careers. Their addition to our partner list this year is an enormous benefit to Formula Student Team Delft, and we look forward to a long and successful partnership.
tbp is a company very well known for their work on a wide range of printed circuit boards. With the assistance of their highly experienced engineers, our team is able to design our own individual PCB's. tbp's unique, logistics-and-testing-oriented approach, spanning the entire design and production process, leads towards an excellent final product. The aid provided to us by tbp is a crucial part of the car construction process.
For over five decades, AMK have been one of the market leaders in the field of electric drive and control technologies, and industrial automation engineering. With the help of electric motors provided to us by AMK, we have been able to start a 4WD revolution that propelled us to the very top of Formula Student competitions.
Dassault Systèmes provides FS Team Delft with CAD (Computer Aided Design) and FEM (Finite Element Method) software, with the help of which every part of our racer is designed. Due to the elegance and internal complexity of these programs, 70 engineers work in tandem to construct one of the most competitive Formula Student machines in the world.
Vredestein designs, manufactures and sells high-quality tyres, with offices and production locations in countries all over the world. Vredestein allows our team to design bespoke tires, both in terms of composition and dimension, tailored specifically towards the requirements of a Formula Student racer. Due to the high degree of autonomy provided to us by Vredestein, the unique tyres and wheels we design drive us to the very top of Formula Student.
State of the art racing engines, components and control electronics are our main focus at Elmer Racing. We also use our design and manufacturing skills to aid customers in their complex 5+ axis cnc-needs, as well as composite prototype manufacturing. We're constantly on the lookout for new design and manufacturing challenges, and highly capable personnel. Creators of the extremely high power-to-mass ratio Thor racing engine, and very capable XEMS control electronics package
Leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of ball and roller bearings, SKF provides FS Team Delft all types of bearings. The expertize of SKF helps the team push the limits of engineering - with their help we realized the one stage gearbox used on our competition-winning racers.
CD-adapco is the world's largest independent CFD focused provider of engineering simulation software, support and services. Their products help us create aerodynamic packages that make us one of the most competitive Formula Student teams in the world.
While it's good to have a mould to be able to manufacture your chassis, it is impossible to do without first coating the mould to ensure a precise, smooth finish. This is exactly the service JC Straaltechniek provides us, ensuring the DUT18 looks as smooth as it will drive.
For over 100 years Hankamp Gears has specialized in the production of high-quality gears for a variety of markets, from the high-flying aviation industry to the field of agriculture. Additionally, they supply FS Team Delft with durable, reliable gears for our car's intricate transmission system.
Specialising in designing and building modules for motor control, among other applications, Vincotech is an established international company, delivering fast, customer-focused solutions.
247 Watersnijden is a recognized expert in watercutting. Given the large number of precise components required for the construction of our car, the support that 247 Watersnijden offers our team is extremely valuable and highly appreciated.
Pretec machines a wide variety of precision parts for the team, both large and small components. For example the company made the moulds for the rims, outer inserts for the suspension and the pre-load rings for the inner wheel.
Eurocircuits are specialist manufacturers of prototype- and small-batch PCBs. With their support, our team has been able to develop and produce custom PCBs that keep our racers running on time (and on budget).
Over the past forty years, Kusters Precision Parts has become an important supplier in the precision machining industry. On a daily basis, they deliver high-quality, fine-mechanical components of the most diverse types of metal and synthetic resin to various renowned international companies, and, of course, racing parts to FS Team Delft.
GL Precision is a machining expert, and it is their machines that produce the incredible wheel hubs for the DUT racecar. Due to the large diameter of the part and the high precision needed for the bearings, this makes it one of the most difficult parts of the project, but GL precision is always up to the challenge.
With over 50 years of experience manufacturing shock absorbers for everything from trucks to Formula One cars, the dampers used on the DUT18 are guaranteed to live up to the highest standards of quality and endurance, and help our team succeed at the competitions.
We are the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, collecting and analysing comprehensive information about the Earth and the structures built upon it. Through integrated data acquisition, analysis and advice, we unlock insights from Geo-data to help our clients design, build and operate their assets in a safe, sustainable and efficient manner.
Melasta is a high-tech enterprise which specializes in research and development, production, and marketing of rechargeable batteries. Melasta provides FS team Delft with high quality battery cells for our powerful accumulator.
ZF produces many parts for the automotive and mobility industry, including gearboxes and chassis. The firm also organizes the ZF racecamp, where FS teams, including us, gain valuable racing experience and insight into their cars prior to the official Formula Student events.
StuD is the temporary employment agency run by and for technical students from Delft. It consistently matches highly-qualified young professionals with companies and projects that are beneficial both towards the students' development, and the firms' success.
A computer brand known all around the world, this season Lenovo has supplied us with top quality tower PCs, laptops, monitors, and graphics cards, which have aided us in executing an effective and efficient design process through their impressive computing power.
AKG provides our team with custom-made radiators that ensure maximum cooling performance. By guiding our engineers in their iterative design, they have helped us achieve the perfect balance between weight and cooling capacity.
Schut Precision Parts is a machining expert that helps us manufacture some of the most intricate components of the DUT18. With their help we are able to guarantee our designs are materialised to the highest levels of precision.
Jeveka is a well-known supplier of tools and fasteners. Providing FS Team Delft with high custom, high-quality products, Jeveka has held our cars together through the most intense and challenging competitions
Founded over 12 years ago, Nedcam is a company specializing in milling solutions, from marine to aerospace, automotive to artistic. This season, they manufactured the negative moulds for the very backbone of our car - the chassis - a truly irreplaceable contribution.
Diabatix is a company that specializes in artificial intelligence engineering. With the help of their incredible design systems, we have been able to engineer and optimize an excellent cooling system for our motors and motor controllers.
Ter Hoek is a Dutch company founded in 1990, specialising in the produciton of, and problem solving relevant to, edm and precision components. The motorshaft spline on our DUT18 single-seater is manufactured by Ter Hoek, ensuring immaculate reliability and consistently high performance.
Altium is a multinational software corporation that focuses on electronics design systems for 3D PCB design and embedded system development. Altium products are found everywhere from world leading electronic design teams to the grassroots electronic design community. Their top-of-the-line PCB design software ensures our cars can think as fast as they can drive.
Silicon is a trendsetter en market leader in the metalwork industry. By producing top-quality refractory anchors and anchoringsystems and the use of our ultra modern, unique and patented technology through Rapid Arc Welding services, Silicon provides durable installations in the petrochemical, steel, energy, cement and shipbuilding industry.