Business Durham has been supporting ISOCOM through the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence, located at NETPark in Sedgefield which has delivered funding, advice, networking and new opportunities since 2014.
Recently, UK manufacturer of optoelectronics and microelectronics, ISOCOM Limited, has partnered with the University of Northumbria to build the world’s first commercial laser-based satellite communications system through funding provided by the UK Space Agency.
The CEO and Managing Director of ISOCOM stated: “It’s a really exciting time to be working in the space and satellite sector, and we’re looking forward to working with Northumbria University on this UK Space Agency funded project to develop a laser-based satellite communication system.”
Interim Managing Director of Business Durham, Sarah Slaven, said: “We’re delighted to see ISOCOM working with some of the world’s leading space agencies. It reflects the growing number of companies, specialist knowledge and skills in the space sector in the region.”
The full Business Durham article is available to read on their website. You can read the full section on ISOCOM's innovation funding by clicking here.