Technical Partners

Technical partners of the Princess Elisabeth Station contributed "in kind" by providing the project with material, equipment and conceptual expertise, freely or at a reduced cost. Thanks to all of you!

  • ADW Software (Pythagoras)

    ADW Software (Pythagoras)

    ADW Software is operating since 1991. The core business is to develop Pythagoras: a powerful and user friendly software for surveying and civil engineering applications. Pythagoras is distributed on any continent and available now in 20 different languages. ADW Software is constantly adapting Pythagoras according to changing market situations and technologies.

  • Alno


    Alno is an international company quoted on the stock exchange that distributes a large offer of high quality kitchen furniture. With a turnover of 650.000.000€ and 2750 employees ALNO is the second largest group in the European kitchen trade. The company has 4 factories, producing kitchen furniture for different price levels.

  • Eco Process Assistance (EPAS)

    Eco Process Assistance (EPAS)

    EPAS (Eco Process Assistance) is a company specialised in wastewater treatment services for industries. EPAS is active on an international level and provides process-technical expertise and assistance. The consultancy and engineering services enclose an integrated approach which guarantees the best solutions for waste water treatment and rational water management.

  • Martin Menuisiers

    Martin Menuisiers

    Martin Menuisiers S.A. specialises in external woodwork and carpentry. Our tailor made products and expertise have been used in the framework of the construction of the Princess Elisabeth station, a project we are very proud to have participated in.

  • Communication Audiovisual Services (C.A.S.)

    Communication Audiovisual Services (C.A.S.)

    Communication Audiovisual Services (C.A.S.) is a firm specialising in audiovisual services both in the public and the private sectors. C.A.S. organises on average 3 events a day: we take care of the transport, assembly and dismantling of all the technical material and provide full technical support during the whole event, with our own technicians and engineers.

  • Laborelec


    Laborelec is the GDF SUEZ Group's technical competence and research centre for electricity. In the framwork of the Princess Elisabeth Polar Station, Laborelec took charge of the detailed design, assembly and commissioning trials for the technical core of the station, using an electrical system completely powered by renewable sources of energy.

  • Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC)

    Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC)

    PTC  provides leading product lifecycle management (PLM), content management and dynamic publishing solutions to more than 40,000 companies worldwide. Pro/ENGINEER, our 3D MCAD and simulation solution for product design has been used by the International Polar Foundation to create the most optimal form for the station's main building.

  • Iemants NV

    Iemants NV

    Iemants N.V. is an international steel construction company with over 50 years of experience in the construction, fabrication, supply and assembly of steel constructions. Within the Smulders Group organization, Iemants and Willems Staalconstructies N.V. represent the High-grade Constructions division.

  • Institut von Karman (VKI)

    Institut von Karman (VKI)

    VKI is a non-profit organisation providing post-graduate education, undertaking and promoting research in the field of fluid dynamics. It possesses about fifty different wind tunnels, turbomachinery and other specialized test facilities, some of which are unique or the largest in the world.

  • Leica Geosystems

    Leica Geosystems

    Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information.