Headquartered in Singapore, Horizon is currently the world's leading educational kit supplier in the field of hydrogen fuel cells and renewable energy technologies. The company is also supplier of educational fuel cells and student competition kits to numerous organizations including US DOE, SAE International, Ten80 education, as well as larger systems for Shell Eco-Marathon participating teams from around the world. Given the number of isolated events and new countries looking to participate, Horizon felt it was time to federate all existing Hydrogen-related education initiatives, standardize its competition hardware, and pave the way for international level competitions.
Based in Singapore, 3D Classworks is an education focused company that promotes Engineering literacy in schools by implementing high quality educational programmes. 3D Classworks incorporates SolidWorks 3D CAD as a pedagogical tool for teaching Design & Technology, Science and Maths, and has created national curriculum based contents which have been successfully taught in many classrooms in Singapore. This same group is now building an exciting new curriculum which would integrate Horizon Fuel Cell technology and specially created clean energy education content - a multidisciplinary platform covering Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and the environment set for local and international roll-out in 2011.
Based in the US, Ten80 Education is a team of engineers, scientists, teachers, professors and parents all dedicated to help students and teachers understand STEM subjects, STEM careers and how they affect the world around us. Ten80 partners include school districts and Universities around the USA, Texas Instruments, SolidWorks, Science Kit, Sargent-Welch, and the North Carolina Motorsports Association; all entities that share the same, progressive vision for education. The Ten80 Team offers dynamic professional development and streamlined K-12 supplementary curriculum that you can incorporate directly into your current assessment and instructional plans.
The Young Engineers and Scientists of Africa (YESA) is an initiative aimed at increasing the pipeline Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Innovation (STEMI). YESA interventions operate from Grades 0-12 and are designed to supplement the national curriculum in a stimulating and challenging environment to promote creativity and innovation. All interventions are aimed at addressing the gaps in the developmental stages of providing support to learners through a broad range of activities. Key partners include the Department for Science & Technology of the Republic of South Africa, the Meraka Institute, and FabLabs South Africa.
The HySA Systems Integration & Technology Validation Competence Centre, HySA Systems, co-hosted by the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and the South African Institute for Advanced Materials Chemistry (SAIAMC), and directed by Professor Bruno G. Pollet FRSC, is one of three national Competence Centres that were initiated by the Department of Science and Technology¡¯s National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies (HFCT) Flagship Project, also known as Hydrogen South Africa or HySA. HySA Systems is an industry, technology and product development oriented Competence Centre, which has demonstrated on many occasions its ability to develop, build, commission and validate prototype systems.