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Mars Habitat Challenge 2023 is supported by the sponsors: Amberg Group, Implenia, ROWA TUNNELLING LOGISTICS, SanDono, Sika, ACO and Fankhauser Arealentwicklungen AG


Amberg offers expertise in the complete cycle of infrastructure design, construction and maintenance for over 50 years. Amberg's extensive know-how results from more than 800 completed projects worldwide.

The intelligent use of surface and subsurface space is always in focus. For Amberg's customers and partners, this combination of experience and knowledge results in an optimal cost and schedule efficiency.

The strength of Amberg is its wide range of services in the complete life cycle of infrastructure buildings. The unique combination of the companies Amberg Engineering, Amberg Technologies, Amberg Loglay, Amberg Infra 7D, Amberg Infocon and the Hagerbach Test Gallery to the Amberg Group enables a strong cooperation. Solutions, products and services are developed together and implemented successfully. In-house software developments, the application of the latest working methods such as BIM and the use of machine learning show the innovative strength of Amberg.

This combined innovative strength is the key to successfully shape the digital future. New and alternative ways of using surface and subsurface space, especially in urban areas, will be of great relevance in this future. Amberg takes up these challenges. By creating competence centres, Amberg is able to channel the know-how of all its companies into the development of sustainable solutions. Amberg can count on its own visionary experts, draw on the experience of successful projects and benefit from active research cooperation.

Amberg Group Website

As a leading Swiss construction and real estate service provider, Implenia develops and realizes living spaces, working environments and infrastructure for future generations in Switzerland and Germany. Implenia also plans and builds complex infrastructure projects in Austria, France, Sweden and Norway. Founded in 2006, Implenia can look back on around 150 years of construction tradition. The company brings together the expertise of highly qualified consulting, planning and execution units under one roof to form an integrated, multinational leading construction and real estate services provider. With its broad range of services and the in-depth experience of its specialists, the Group is able to implement complex major projects and provide construction support throughout the entire life cycle and in close proximity to the customer. The focus is on customer needs and a sustainable balance between economic success and social and environmental responsibility. Implenia, headquartered in Opfikon near Zurich, employs more than 8,500 people across Europe.

Implenia Website

For more than 48 years, ROWA TUNNELLING LOGISTICS AG has successfully developed and realised machines, complex installations and customised complete systems for underground construction. Rowa supports and advise customers all over the world, from initial concept to the full performance operation of the logistical systems.

Extensive experience in tunnel construction as well as in plant engineering makes the company unique. Their references and expertise range from back-up installations for TBM drives, trackless supply systems, foil-laying machines, semi-automatic drilling machines and complex conveyor belt systems for excavation disposal to highly mechanised back-up installations for conventional drives. Hundreds of successfully realised special installations – worldwide!

Rowa Tunnelling Logistics Website

In the year 2016, SanDono was founded by Roman H. Schmid to help startup founders better create. 2017, his life partner Natalia Schmid joined as a business partner to help develop the company to the next level. In 2021, Ivan Büchi joined the team as the third partner, allowing SanDono to profit from a tremendous growth wave and further developing and shaping the offering for decision makers in the financial industry as well as for SME entrepreneurs & intrapreneurs.

SanDono Website

A fundamental element of SIKA's successful research and development work is the strategic focus on clearly defined core competencies.

Sika's core competencies sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting load-bearing structures offer a wide range of applications in both construction and industry, e.g. in cars, commercial vehicles, ships and machines of all kinds.

Sika Schweiz Website

Innovative rainwater management for the environmental conditions of tomorrow

Rainwater poses ever greater challenges to landscape architects, urban planners, architects as well as developers and operators. On the one hand, rainwater is a precious resource that is vital for flora, fauna and people; on the other hand, it harbors huge dangers. This is precisely where ACO's system chain offers solutions for a holistic approach to dealing with rainwater.

Our mission - We protect people from water and water from people.

ACO Website

Fankhauser site development and overall planning is an office specialising in large-scale projects. The team develops solutions for the redesign and conversion of sites in the order of tens of thousands of square metres. More than fifteen years of experience provide the basis for careful planning as well as innovative, reliable and timely implementation of the entrusted projects.

Fankhauser Arealplanung Website