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Space-grade Opto-electronic Interfaces for Photonic Digital and Analogue Very-high-throughput Satellite payloads

Project description

Photonic technology for very high-performance satellite payloads

Following their widespread installation within terrestrial data centres, photonics are gearing up for their penetration into modern communication satellites (COMSATs). The new COMSAT class is dubbed 'VHTS – Very High Throughput Satellite' and the increased capacity and low SWaP (Size, Weight and Power) targets that it has to deliver drives the migration towards photonics. This migration requires a new class of photonic building blocks – these are the opto-electronic (O/E) interfaces, i.e. transceivers, modulators and photodetectors. The current O/E component generation is still lacking in terms of speed, power consumption and size and an upgrade of performance accommodated by reliability has to be demonstrated. The EU-funded SIPhoDiAS project targets the development of this new component generation by leveraging reliable manufacturing, assembly and packaging technologies that exist within Europe.

Call for proposal

H2020-SPACE-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-SPACE-2019

Coordinator

LEO SPACE PHOTONICS R&D MONOPROSOPIIKE
Net EU contribution
€ 443 125,00
Address
Patriarch Grigorios And Neapolepoleos
15341 Agia Paraskevi
Greece

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Region
Βόρειος Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00

Participants (6)

IHP GMBH - INNOVATIONS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE MICROELECTRONICS/LEIBNIZ-INSTITUT FUER INNOVATIVE MIKROELEKTRONIK
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 489 925,00
Address
Im Technologiepark 25
15236 Frankfurt Oder

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Region
Brandenburg Brandenburg Oder-Spree
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 0,00
THALES ALENIA SPACE FRANCE SAS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 381 552,50
Address
Avenue Jean Francois Champollion 26
31100 Toulouse

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Region
Occitanie Midi-Pyrénées Haute-Garonne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
ALBIS OPTOELECTRONICS AG
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 379 687,50
Address
Moosstrasse 2a
8803 Ruschlikon

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Zürich Zürich
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
ALTER TECHNOLOGY TUV NORD SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 424 937,50
Address
Calle Tomas Alba Edison 4 Isla De La Cartuja
41092 Sevilla

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Region
Andalucía Sevilla
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
AXENIC LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 404 502,50
Address
Thomas Wright Way Netpark Incubator
TS21 3FD Sedgefield Durham Cleveland

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
North East (England) Tees Valley and Durham Durham CC
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
ALTER TECHNOLOGY TUV NORD UK LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 475 312,50
Address
Bain Square 5
EH54 7DQ Livingston

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Region
Eastern Scotland West Lothian
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00