DCU Alpha and ESA want Irish start-ups to lead IoT satellite revolution

7th December 2018

ESA delegates descend on Dublin for an event that aims to help Ireland’s booming spacetech sector tap into satellite communications and IoT.


This morning (7 December), Dublin City University’s (DCU) innovation campus, DCU Alpha, is hosting an event that will likely see greater number of Irish start-ups take satellite communications (satcom) and internet of things (IoT) technology into Earth’s orbit and beyond.

As part of the satcom/IoT MakerSpace project, delegates from the European Space Agency (ESA) are in town for a meeting at DCU Alpha about the project, with three-quarters of this year’s project’s participants bidding for up to €1.5m in ESA contracts.


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