Support Technologies

Mechanised Precision Bonding of Composite Assemblies
Fast Track – 7th Call (Completed 2015)
Lead by University of Glasgow partnered by Gooch & Housego

Contactless Power & Data Transfer for Conical Scanning Instruments

Fast Track – 7th Call (Completed 2015)
Lead by TAS UK Ltd partnered by ESR Technology Ltd

SEA, in partnership with ESR, have developed a contactless power and data transfer device to TRL3 under ESA TRP funding, with an end objective to be available at TRL5 for the Metop Second Generation (M2G) programme. This has proven that 95% power transfer efficiency & high reliability data transfer at rates in excess of 5Mbps can be achieved and gives confidence that development to TRL5 can proceed with minimum schedule risk.