Sponsors and exhibitors

ISTSS 2018 had the following Sponsors and exhibitors:

Silver sponsor:

JES Elektrotechnik is a manufacturer and provider of environmental monitoring solutions for traffic applications. Our products monitor tunnels for visibility, toxic gases, smoke, air flow, luminance and illuminance and are supported by us over the entire life cycle. Further systems include road weather stations, gas detection systems for car parks and tunnel light dimmers. JES was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Hallein, Austria. With the experience of more than 600 tunnels and underpasses JES is an ideal partner for tunnel builders and road operators. We are tunnelsafety.at!
Stand No. 6

Bronze sponsor:

HBI is a firm of consulting engineers. The services focus on the design, planning and execution of projects in the field of tunnel ventilation, prediction of emissions, safety issues as well as the aerodynamics and thermodynamics of road and rail tunnels. With more than 800 reference projects HBI is an internationally leading consultant specialised in tunnel ventilation. HBI Haerter Consulting Engineers is an independent company and originates from SHB Schindler Haerter Ltd founded in 1963.
Stand No. 2


We give shape to the “FUTURE OF FIRE SAFETY”
Dedicated to R&D, Manufacturing, Designing, Consultaion, Installation and Maintenance, NOHMI, as a pioneer in the fire protection industry in Japan with 100 years experience, fosters ideal forms of fire protection systems to match chaging social structures.
Stand No. 5

TROX is leading in the development, manufacture and sale of components, units and systems for the ventilation and air conditioning of rooms, as well as fire and smoke protection. Founded in 1951, TROX is present in over 70 countries. For decades, TROX has been developing components and systems for fire and smoke protection in buildings and underground transport systems. TROX is a certified company and active member in the Research Association for Underground Transportation Facilities (STUVA).
Stand No. 1

EQUA is the developer of IDA Tunnel – a comprehensive road and rail tunnel ventilation and fire simulation software, used by leading tunnel design companies worldwide. EQUA Simulation AB is a Swedish software and consultancy company, dedicated to developing state of the art simulation tools for the building and tunnel industries. The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and was founded in 1995. EQUA is a global leader of simulation software, and is known for its expertise, high quality standards and leading edge technology development.
Stand No. 16

Fire Fighting with High Pressure Water Mist
AQUASYS is one of the leading manufacturers of highly efficient and environmentally friendly fire fighting systems based on high pressure water mist. Successfully verified by a lot of real scale fire tests the innovative technology is able to fight against solid as well as liquid fires like fuel and oil very fast and efficiently. Spreading out of the fire is effectively prevented by simultaneous and three dimensional expansion of the water mist and the associated cooling effect. Safety in infrastructure like road tunnels, high availability of data centers and high class industrial facilities and the protection of valuable historical buildings are representing some of our applications.
Stand No. 15

TECDRON is the French SME leader in the design and production of mobile land robotics, with more than 150 robots produced and sold since 2013. One of its best-sellers is an operational and technical assistance platform used by fire-fighters to attack fires, evacuate victims and transport heavy loads. This platform is acclaimed in situations of fires in confined spaces, with limited visibility and where the heat spreads rapidly (tunnels, warehouses, car parks, basements, etc.).  TECDRON is not only able to deliver naked platforms, it can also integrate various functionalities, accessories and options thanks to the expertise developed in its engineering office.
Stand No. 14

Promat are the world’s largest dedicated manufacturer of passive fire protection materials and global leaders in the Fire Protection of Tunnels, providing fire protection solutions to many of the world’s largest tunnel projects. Since the 1960s Promat materials have protected more than 300 tunnels using PROMATECT® boards. More than 1.4 million m² of tunnel linings have been protected using our spray applied systems.
Stand No. 8

Banquet dinner sponsor:

Founded in 2009 by Dr Conrad Stacey and Dr Nick Agnew, Stacey Agnew Pty Ltd specialises in applied fluid mechanics, tunnel ventilation and underground fire and life safety.  Supporting projects around the world, Stacey Agnew has a reputation for independent thinking, frank and well-considered technical advice, and creating value through clever design.  The firm works in boardrooms and back rooms, from project conception to hot smoke testing and all parts in between.

Lunch sponsors:

JENSEN HUGHES is the global leader in specialty engineering, risk, and consulting services. We are a company of engineers, consultants, and scientists focused on evaluating risks and diligently developing the best, most cost-effective solutions. We provide fire protection systems design and analysis, code consulting, risk assessment, commissioning, forensic, environmental, security, research, development and testing services. Our global clients include a majority of Fortune 500 companies and cover the following sectors: energy, healthcare, education, hospitality, industrial, corporate real estate, transportation, government and military.
March 14th

NFPA is the leading global advocate for the elimination of death, injury, property, and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.   We deliver information and knowledge through 300 consensus codes and standards, data, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy, and by partnering with others who are interested in saving lives and reducing loss in our world.   Virtually every building, process, service, design and installation is influenced by NFPA’s codes and standards. Most importantly, we advocate for fire safety and prevention around the world.
March 15th

Coffee break sponsor:

AWV is a leader in the design and manufacturing of industrial, life safety tunnel dampers.  As a true pioneer in the industry, AWV was the first tunnel damper designer to test and past the BS-476.  Today, AWV credits include countless installations all over the world.  Their breadth of product and innovative designs are just some examples of the pride and dedication AWV has to in the worldwide tunnel market.
Morning March 14th