NanoXplore is a privately owned fabless company based in France. The company was created by three veterans of semiconductor industry with long experience in the design, test and debugging of FPGA cores. NanoXplore is therefore a leader in the design of large scale programmable logic arrays for state of the art FPGA cores. The company is developping a family of rad-hard FPGA.
Integrated Systems Development S.A. (ISD) is an independent organization established in Greece in 1998. ISD is active in the domain of Integrated Systems of guaranteed quality and performance. It is an R&D organization working with system houses, software houses and integrated circuit manufacturers. Actually ISD acts as an original electronic equipment developer and integrator, providing services ranging from software development for embedded and general purpose platforms, to digital and analog/RF integrated circuit design, memory design, to digital signal processing for embedded/stand-alone applications and PCB design. Moreover ISD is a turn-key solution provider handling all aspects of product definition, design, development, documentation, production and support.
Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Finmeccanica (33%), is a key European player in space telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, exploration and orbital infrastructures. Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio form the two parent companies’ “Space Alliance”, which offers a complete range of services and solutions. Because of its unrivaled expertise in dual (civil/military) missions, constellations, flexible payloads, altimetry, meteorology and high-resolution optical and radar instruments, Thales Alenia Space is the natural partner to countries that want to expand their space program. The company posted consolidated revenues of 2.1 billion euros in 2015, and has 7,500 employees in eight countries.
Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus Group, is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise and the second largest space business worldwide. Its activities include space, military aircraft and related systems and services. It employs more than 38,000 people and in 2015 generated revenues of over 13 billion Euros. Airbus DS Gmbh, Airbus DS SAS, 100% owned by Airbus Group are worldwide leader in the space domain. The entities involved in DUROC project are part of the Electronics division of Airbus Defence and Space. Airbus DS has more than 40 years of experience in design, development and validation of Electronic Units for Subsystems and Payloads. Regardless of their application, the majority of European satellites fly with Airbus DS Electronic Units: Telecommunication (e.g. Eurostar and Spacebus), Earth Observation (e.g. Envisat, Spot), Scientific (e.g. Rosat, SOHO, Rosetta, Mars Express), and Military Satellites (e.g. Skynet4, Helios).