Optisys joins Satellite Applications Catapult’s Co-space facility at Harwell

Richard Tuffill - CFO SA Catapult, Adam Arnold - Vice President Optisys UK, Nafeesa Dajda - Director of National Capability, SA Catapult.

Optisys has expanded its UK operation by joining the Satellite Applications Catapult’s Co-space facility at Harwell, Oxfordshire.

Optisys, which is headquartered in Utah, USA, is a specialist in designing RF products to make the best use of metal additive manufacturing and controls the entire design, manufacture and test process.

Harwell is home to more than 200 companies dedicated to furthering the utilisation of space for all manner of applications including communications, Earth Observation, and outer space exploration to name a few. Optisys, being able to offer unrivalled antenna products, has the ability to benefit all these RF uses and more.

Adam Arnold, Optisys UK Vice President, said: “Our unique capability in a number of RF disciplines allows us to be highly useful to many upcoming space missions. Having this location central to the UK Space ecosystem enables us to better support those customers.”

Nafeesa Dajda, Director of National Capabilities at the Satellite Applications Catapult, said, “We’re delighted to welcome Optisys to our facilities here in Harwell. Our Co-space is home to a fantastic community of space companies, and is a great example of how collaborative, shared workspaces can benefit organisations both individually and collectively.”