TU/ecomotive would not exist if it was not for our partners. They provide us with an office, equipment and knowledge. We have partners in almost every discipline of our project, not just electronics and mechanics but also help with planning, team structure and communication. All our partners and what they are contributing to our team to fulfill our goals can be found on this page.

Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of technology is the home institution of TU/ecomotive and supports us in every way. Helping us since the creation of TU/ecomotive four years ago. Giving us a place to create and build our car, aid, expertise and promotion.

Provincie Noord-Brabant

The second largest province in the Netherlands, home of the smartest region in the world: Brainport. One of our most trusted partners, assisting in reaching important people, connecting us and promoting us on international level.

NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors Enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 45,000 employees in more than 35 countries.

BICON Laboratories

BICON Laboratories, equipment as well as staff, can respond adequately to almost all your EMC-requirements in standard or customer specific conditions. We can conduct tests in all stages of a development process, from simple component tests, conformity of production tests to complete compliance programs. BICON helps us testing the EMC properties of our vehicle and advise us on designing techniques that minimalize electronic interference.


Brunel is a global business service provider, specializing in project management, secondment and consultancy in the fields of Engineering, IT, Finance & Risk, Insurance & Banking, Legal, Marketing & Communication, HR and all disciplines in the oil and gas industry. Since its foundation in 1975, Brunel has developed into an international group with more than 10,000 employees. Brunel operates from its own international network with 97 offices in 35 countries. Brunel International NV is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV and is included in the Small Cap Index (AScX).


Cleantron is our battery pack supplier. Together with them we are creating a battery management system to control and use multiple battery packs at once.

Delta Elektronika B.V.

Delta Elektronika B.V. designs and produces reliable DC power supplies since 1959. Delta supplied us with a very nice power supply to test our engines thoroughly so EM-04 will always perform on the road

Driessen Autogroep

Driessen Autogroep offers a total solution for mobility problems by selling, renting, repairing and insuring cars. Driessen kindly offered their service to us and lends us cars to go to partners and events.


We distinguish ourselves with a wide spread of activities from which clients will be relieved from A to Z. Reliability, vigour, safety, environment and continuity is what we think are important characteristics of our clients. We are situated in four places in the Netherlands and Belgium, working with more than 350 employers in the Benelux.


Kaneka Belgium is an innovation-based chemical company active in the field of functional and expandable plastics. Ever since the establishment in 1970 as the first overseas subsidiary of the Japanese chemical company Kaneka Corporation, Kaneka is supplying various industries with high-quality specialty chemicals. Globally, Kaneka’s business activities span a broad spectrum of markets, from chemicals, functional and foamed plastics, food products and life science products to electronic products and synthetic fibers.


Since 1968, Mikrocentrum has been the knowledge and network organization for innovative and knowledge-intensive technology sectors and supports businesses and professionals through: extending knowledge, expanding networks, improving business processes, facilitating business profiling and by strengthen their competitiveness.


Oceanz is een volwaardige serviceverlener van Additive Manufacturing-oplossingen. Samen met de klant komen we van een idee naar een model of oplossing. We zijn continu op zoek naar nieuwe materialen, productietechnieken, afwerkingstechnieken en procesoptimalisatie. Oceanz streeft naar de hoogst mogelijke kwaliteit van producten en afwerking. De combinatie van de ISO 9001 en ISO 13485 (medische hulpmiddelen) is uniek voor een 3D print bedrijf in Nederland. Oceanz beschikt over hoogwaardige 3D printmachines, een grote ‘range’ van materialen en hoogwaardige nabewerkingstechnieken. www.oceanz.eu


Smeshgear is offering an innovative solution to the sector of mobility : a mechanical transmission without loss of efficiency and a simple way to improve the control of the vehicle. Smesh has developed this transmission to be able to change gears without power interruption to accommodate comfort and performance. The Smeshgear improves your efficiency by requiring less energy from the batteries, increasing your range and increasing the life time of your batteries. Furthermore the Smeshgear offers a larger speed range for your vehicle with the same power and on top of that increases the delivered torque.

van Wees

Van Wees has been producing machines for the textile industry since 1945 resulting in a tremendous amount of knowhow. In close cooperation with their customers this leads to intelligent machines and processes that they use to open up new markets. In their engineering department and Research and Technology Center (R&TC) they develop machines, new products and process technologies to be able to deliver a complementary range of machines for a production line. Van Wees facilitates the production of flax UD-tapes that are required for the production of our car.

VDL GL Precision

VDL GL precision is a high-tech company founded in 1967. We are always up for a challenge when it comes to high precision machinery! We are a ‘One Roof Principal’ organisation; every step needed to produce the most precise parts under one roof. We can engineer, program, mill, turn, grind, erode, lap, lasercut/laserweld, and cleanroom build high precision parts. We work in 4 areas; Semiconductor, Aerospace, Optical and Science and serve customers all over the world.


3M is a global science company that never stops inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, our integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Our inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. With $30 billion in sales, our 90,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. Scientists, researchers and marketers work across countries and across subjects to solve challenges big and small. 3M has for example solutions in: tapes, adhesives, sealants, abrasives, personal safety, filtration, traffic signs and skin & wound care.

Phoenix 3D Metaal

With over 50 years of experience in fabricating fine metal work that has been of value to various branches of industry, Phoenix 3D Metaal is the preferred partner when it comes to innovative and cost efficient design and production of double curved sheet metal. Phoenix 3D Metaal developed its unique capabilities in the field of sheet metal forming with the rubber pad pressing technology and made it applicable to the overall industrial supply. Phoenix 3D Metaal supports TU/ecomotive with the design and production of lightweight motor casing parts.

Total Corbion PLA

Total Corbion PLA is a global technology leader in Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) and lactide monomers. PLA is a biobased and biodegradable polymer made from annually renewable resources, offering a reduced carbon footprint versus many traditional plastics. The Luminy® PLA portfolio, which includes both high heat and standard PLA grades, is an innovative material that is used in a wide range of markets from packaging to consumer goods, fibers and automotive. Total Corbion PLA, headquartered in the Netherlands, will start up a new production plant in Thailand in the second half of 2018. The company is a 50/50 joint venture between Total and Corbion


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. Altium has over 25 years experience in EDA, making us one of the veteran players in the industry. Since 1985, we have been developing, creating and selling electronic design tools that help electronics designers harness the latest devices and technologies, manage their projects across broad design ‘ecosystems’, and create connected, intelligent designs. With a unique range of technologies Altium helps organisations and design communities to innovate, collaborate and create connected products while remaining on-time and on-budget.

Automotive Campus

Automotive Campus is the national and international hotspot, meeting point and place of business in the field of automotive and smart mobility. Making sure we achieve our goals by supporting us in multiple ways and giving us a place to fabricate our body

bax metaal

Bax metaal is a company with ambitions and achievement-oriented, that made us a reliable partner in the metal branch. Our approach is a tight schedule and a high quality to price ratio. We deliver personal solutions in the form of plates and tubing in (stainless) steel and aluminium. Bax metaal will deliver the casings for our electrics.


Bcomp has established itself as a renowned supplier of high-performance, sustainable materials in the Sports and Leisure industry, developing proprietary lightweight solutions made from renewable materials. Thanks to its innovative products and outstanding branding, the company has built a large international customer portfolio and a strong reputation worldwide. After successfully establishing its products in its entry markets, Bcomp has started its expansion into the mobility sector, focusing on motorsports, automotive interior- and aerospace sectors.

HELLA Benelux B.V.

HELLA develops and manufactures lighting technology and electronic components and systems for the automotive industry, and also has one of the largest trade organizations for vehicle parts, accessories, diagnosis and services within Europe. HELLA supplies TU/ecomotive with sustainable and efficient vehicle lighting, such as headlamps, rear lamps and stop lamps.