Competitiveness & Growth

The ARTES Competitiveness & Growth element is dedicated to the development, qualification, and demonstration of products such as a piece of equipment, either of the platform or payload of a satellite, a user terminal or a full telecom system integrating a network with its respective space segment.

News and Events

News and Events

  • Satellite Ephemeris Estimator

    A feasibility study for a passive ranging system to estimate satellites ephemeris for LEOP/Orbital move/MEO and LEO satellites.

  • Beam Former Chip for Phased Array Antenna

    This project covers the development of a Digital Beam Former ASIC that enables the use of multiple antenna elements to perform beam forming.

  • C-Band INET/ONET

    Development and qualification of components, switches and filters as standalone equipment and as subassemblies (INET, ONET) in C-Band.


    EPTOS project developed a flight dynamics product able to optimize the orbital transfer trajectory and attitude for novel commercial telecom GEO satellites that employ electric propulsion for orbit raising to GEO. The final product has been integrated in GMV’s commercial focusleop product, part of GMV’s focussuite flight dynamics system, flight-...

  • Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANETs) with Satellite...

    The project is about the development of a communication gateway product that comprises features and functionalities, which allow the efficient linking of Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANETs) to satellite networks. The development addresses the market of public safety organisations which do have a requirement for mobile broadband communication solutions...

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  • Dietmar Schmitt
    • ARTES contact
    • ESA - ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1
      2200 AG , Noordwijk NH
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