In order to improve services in the field of Photonics Integrated Circuits (PIC), Czech R&D company Argotech sought cooperation with ESA Technology Broker. In order to overcome the challenges associated with high-frequency signals and electromagnetic interference, Argotech and ESA Technology Broker drafted a technology need for a suitable solution that would result in a reduction of the time required to test Argotech’s designs. Through the distribution of the need in the international network of ESA Technology Brokers, a connection was made with CST (later acquired by Dassault), a German company specialising in software analysis of electromagnetic components and systems, including space ones. By eventually successfully applying their software into the texting processes, Argotech has significantly reduced simulation processing time and improved the accuracy of high-frequency data transfer modelling for PIC-based solutions. These advances have enabled Argotech to optimize its products and increase its capabilities in projects such as the PhLEXSAT photo receiver for satellites.
The online workshop will present the use of space technologies for solutions making urban life more efficient. Such applications of space technologies in the “non-space” sector can be supported with € 60,000 by ESA Spark Funding, which will be a subject of the workshop as well. We will leave room for questions and discussion over specific applications at the end.
The online workshop will take place on June 13, 2023 from 9am – 11.30am CET.
Register here (link for the workshop will be sent shortly before the event).
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Technology transfer between ADVACAM s.r.o. and the Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics of the Czech Technical University in Prague (IEAP).
ADVACAM s.r.o., a company providing radiation imaging cameras and spectral imaging detectors for imaging solutions, was involved in activities to support technology transfer in the field of Space implemented by the Technology Centre Prague within the ESA Technology Broker project. As a result, the company cooperated with IEAP on a project to develop a pixel particle detector for radiation monitors for terrestrial applications. IEAP uses this technology on a license fee basis and they have entered foreign markets successfully with the new product.
A leading innovator in virtual prototyping software Mecas ESI fostered an interior noise decrease in ŠKODA transportation.
Thanks to the in-depth knowledge of virtual prototyping in software and manufacturing industries, an established Czech transportation manufacturer was able to use Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) in vibro-acoustic simulation, and thus significantly decrease interior noise levels in subway rail vehicles.
Czech software and systems engineering company Space Systems Czech upgraded an archaeology map of the Czech Republic for the Institute of Archaeology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague.
The engineering company translated its know-how in software development for critical infrastructure into a mapping system. During this process, errors and failures were removed due to knowledge of Big Data and GIS, additional functions were added.
Czech pressure sensor and manufacturer BD Sensors has acquired a new potting and encapsulation material for electronic components using technology from Czech research and development company TOSEDA.
TOSEDA, a long-term client of Technology Centre Prague, has offered its production programme of innovative materials through the ESA Technology Broker project. BD Sensors responded to the offer by having a polymer system developed to encapsulate the electrical components of its pressure sensors.
Technology transfer was supported as a demonstration project and the transfer was completed. Its value was €45,000 and this represents TOSEDA’s additional sales up to 5% of turnover and BD Sensors’ additional sales up to 1% of turnover.
Online info session primarily for aviation sector will take place on February 23, 2023, 10am – 12pm CET. The session will present space technology transfer opportunities in the aviation sector along with ESA SPARK FUNDING financial initiative.
Register here. Attendees will receive the event link prior to the event.