European Space Agency

Competitiveness & Growth

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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

  • Xtend 5G

    Cloud transformation of Forsway’s hybrid satellite/terrestrial Xtend Hub for quicker deployments, closer integration with 5G/NFV networks, and higher innovation speed. The project is the first step towards creating a highly optimized system for connecting vehicles with a combination of satellite and terrestrial technologies.

  • FOLC

    The FOLC project is a technological phase in preparation to the development of a space-qualified optical communication chain, primarily intended for LEO satellite constellations feeder link but also applicable to GEO. The targeted capacity of the feeder link is 180Gbps data rate uplink and 120Gbps data rate downlink.

  • HILINK

    High-rate, flexible, command and monitoring payload computer for digital telecommunication payloads.

Contacts

  • Mario Schraufstädter
    • ARTES contact
    • Stachegasse 16
      A-1120 , Vienna
    • +43 1 80199-2595
  • Dietmar Schmitt
    • ARTES contact
    • ESA - ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1
      2200 AG , Noordwijk NH
    • +31 (0) 71 565 3534
    • +31 (0) 71 565 4598
  • Cornelia Lambrecht
    • ARTES contact
    • Stachegasse 16
      A-1120 , Vienna