SmartSat CRC today announced that EOS Space Systems has become a core partner for the SmartSat Co-operative Research Centre – becoming the 20th core partner alongside leading universities and global corporations such as Airbus, BAE Systems and Nova Systems.
As a core partner, EOS Space Systems will have priority to select and lead strategic research projects, and can nominate candidates for the SmartSat CRC Board and Industry Advisory Board.
SmartSat CRC CEO Professor Andy Koronios said: “EOS Space Systems becoming a core partner is the culmination of one of our most exciting space ventures: Project CHORUS. SmartSat CRC brought together a cross-disciplinary team of industry and universities under the leadership of the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) and facilitated the requirements-gathering from end-users, developed system designs and the research components. What began as a $1.2 million dollar Phase 1 project has already moved to the next phase, with a further $2.8 million investment in the rapid development of this
“We are delighted that EOS have decided to become one of our core partners. They obviously see real benefit in their participation with the SmartSat CRC and we look forward to working together to help build Australian space technology capability.”
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