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PlanetS industry list

The PlanetS’ industry list would like to provide a source of information about the enterprises related to technologies used in PlanetS’ projects. The information included in the following list aims to support the people of PlanetS to find the right expertise at the right place.

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Almatech has successfully provides services as analysis&structure, design, manufacturing, assembly. Almatech has successfully designed and delivered critical flight hardware for 10+ ESA / CNES missions. In parallel, leveraging its expertise in design for harsh environment, Almatech has offered its engineering services for various applications ranging from consumer electronics to sailing boats.
Key competences:
Ultra-stable structures, high-precision mechanisms and thermal control system
ALPAO manufactures Adaptive Optics Components and Systems. It includes very rapidly deformable mirrors with large strokes, wavefront sensors, and complete adaptive optics loops. These products are specially designed for various applications such as vision science (ophthalmology), astronomy, microscopy, defense and space, FSO, laser and physics, and microelectronics.
Key competences:
Rapidly deformable mirrors, wavefront sensors, adaptive optics.
Amos designs and manufactures high-accuracy optical, mechanical and opto-mechanical systems for astronomy, space, science and industry.
Key competences:
Telescope technologies, optical systems and instruments, mirrors, gratings, thermal-vacuum chamber and high-precision mechanical assemblies
APCO Technologies specialises in designing and manufacturing high quality mechanical and electromechanical equipment for space, energy and industry applications.
Key competences:
For space: Mechanical Ground Support Equipment (MGSE) for satellites, instruments and launchers
Bach Research Corp is a manufacturer of custom optical components and diffraction gratings for OEM, Aerospace Research, Astronomy and Space flight Instrumentation.
Key competences:
Gratings
Bentham manufactures accurate and reliable instrumentation utilised in the optical characterisation of sources, detectors, materials and in in vivo applications. Bentham has developed a number of key in-house capabilities and fields of expertise recognised throughout the optics and photonics industry, facilitating the superior design and manufacture of high-performance light measurement solutions.
Key competences:
Optical components, software, electronic and mechanical desing. Manufacturing of optical components.
Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH supports the product generation process for highly advanced optical components (from optical and mechanical high-end single parts to highly complex opto-electronical systems).
Key competences:
Design and development of optical components and system. Assembly, alignment and testing of opto-mechanic system.
CeramOptec® in cooperation with Ceram Optec SIA ensures the highest quality and best transmission for fiber optic assemblies, while working within the boundaries of your application.
Key competences:
Optical fiber solutions
Cosine develops and builds measurement systems for its customers. Technologies span the field of applied physics, with extensive experience in spectroscopy, lasers, radiation and 3D imaging systems.
Key competences:
Optics, spectroscopy, laser measurement systems, detecting ionizing radiation, image analysis, others.
Managing and fostering innovation to convert groundbreaking basic research into advanced processes, leading to innovative products and helping industry and society prepare for the future.
Key competences:
Microsystems design, process, integration and packaging, scientific instrumentation, precise mechanisms, others.
Diamond is the world's leading manufacturer of high-precision fiber optic products, and successfully serves several markets of numerous countries worldwide.
Key competences:
Fiber-optic products
Feinwerkoptik Zünd is one of Europe’s leading companies when it comes to manufacturing and developing as well as custom and mass production of optical components and systems.
Key competences:
Optical and opto-mechanical products
FISBA is a worldwide leading supplier of customized optical components, systems and microsystems with locations across Europe and in the US.
Key competences:
Optical solutions from simple lenses to complex assemblies
FRACTAL S.L.N.E. is a private technological company specialized in astronomical instrumentation and scientific software. It covers the subjects of astronomy, management, system engineering, optics, opto-mechanics, mechanics, electro-mechanics, cryogenics, detectors, data acquisition systems, and software (real time systems, distributed systems, mechanisms control, data base, telescope's control systems and data reduction).
HOLOEYE Photonics AG and its US-subsidiary, HOLOEYE Corp, are providing products and services in the fields of diffractive optics (DOE), spatial light modulators (SLM) and LCOS microdisplay components.
Key competences:
Diffractive optical elements, spatial light modulators and LCOS microdisplay components
Ibsen Photonics develops and manufactures transmission diffraction grating components and grating based spectrometer modules.
Key competences:
Spectrometers, optical detectors and grating
IC Optical Systems Ltd is specialized in the manufacture of high precision custom optical components and systems. They are among the leading manufacturers of large Fabry-Perot etalons, and optical flats, CS100 controllers, mirrors, lenses and other specialized optical components.
Key competences:
Fabry-Perot etalons, mirrors, polarising optics, optical system and optically contacted assemblies
The services offered by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF in Jena covers the entire photonic process chain from opto-mechanical and opto-electronic system design to manufacturing of custom-specific solutions and prototypes.
Key competences:
Optical and precision engineering components and systems, optical surfaces and layers, photonic sensors and measuring systems, and lasers
Jenoptik is a globally operating technology group which is present in more than 80 countries. Optical technologies are the very basis of their business. The majority of their range of products and services are provided to the photonics market.
Key competences:
Imaging solutions and cameras, laser, optics, optoelectronics, others
Kaiser Optical Systems, Inc. is a world leader in spectrographic instrumentation and applied holographic technology.
Key competences:
Raman spectroscopic components and gratings
Lambda-X creates and manufactures optical systems for Space, Security, Industrial and Medical applications.
Key competences:
Optical systems and ophthalmics products
LS Instruments offers analytical tools for academia and industry: from rheology to particle characterization, light scattering technologies cover many key applications for their customers that work in different fields.
Key competences:
Light scattering technologies
Luciol Instruments S.A. is active in the field of fiber optic measurement and instrumentation. The core expertise is about photon-counting technology, which enables a new class of high resolution instrument, such as Optical Time Domain Reflectometers.
Key competences:
Optical fiber measurement and instrumentation
Micos Engineering GmbH is an independent advanced engineering company that focuses on optical instrumentation for the European space market. As industrial partner it delivers (pre-) design, engineering, AIT (assembly, integration and testing) and services for optical measurement systems.
Key competences:
Miniaturized imaging spectrometers, new generation immersed grating for NIR/SWIR spectroscopy, encoders.
Micro-Cameras & Space Exploration SA develops specific systems in the field of scientific instrumentation for space exploration, especially imaging systems.
Key competences:
Digital space micro-cameras, spacecraft monitoring systems and image systems
Omnisens provides quality control or help with the design and testing of fibers. Omnisens Vision is based on Brillouin scattering. In single mode fibers it produces precision readings with high spatial resolution over long distances and/or large loss test conditions.
Key competences:
Fiber-optic based solutions
Optimax builds the optics behind the latest breakthrough technologies in aerospace, defense, and consumer electronics. For small volume, high precision optics, Optimax is set up to manufacture, test and deliver with the speed and performance your programs require.
Key competences:
Optics manufacturer and optical coatings
Pfeiffer Vacuum GmbH products and services ranges from vacuum pumps, measurement and analysis equipment right through to complex vacuum systems.
Key competences:
Vacuum components, generation and measuring
Qioptiq designs and manufactures photonic products and solutions, serving a wide range of markets and applications in the medical and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, defense and aerospace, and research and development sectors.
Key competences:
Machine vision, laser industry, semiconductors and microelectronics, and other
RUAG develops trailblazing innovations and internationally soughtafter cutting-edge technology in the fields of aerospace and defence.
Key competences:
Electronics, spacecraft and launchers in Space, others
Safran Reosc is a world leader in the design, production and integration of high-performance optics for astronomy, space, high energy laser and the industry. From concept and design to manufacture and integration, Safran Reosc offers a complete range of high-performance optics and high-precision opto-mechanical equipment.
Key competences:
In astronomy: telescope system, active mirrors, segmented optics, lightweight secondaries, field correctors and other optical instrumentation. Other in space, erergy, industry and defence.
SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics.
Key competences:
Advanced optics, flat glass, lighting imaging, electronic packaging, other.
SEDI-ATI Fibres Optiques is a French company specialized in the design and manufacturing of custom made passive optical fiber components dedicated to extreme environments. SEDI-ATI core product lines include highly achromatic multimode couplers, multimode wavelength division multiplexers for sensing applications, pressure & vacuum hermetically sealed fiber optic feedthroughs, and bundles & arrays
Key competences:
Optical fiber products.
SITAEL is the largest privately-owned Space Company in Italy leading the development of the Small Satellites sector. With over 350 employees and state-of-the-art facilities, SITAEL covers all the processes needed for the design, development and production of small Satellites, advanced propulsion systems, instruments and avionics.
Key competences:
Satellites, propulsion, instruments and avionics, services, other.
SixSq is a member of the RHEA Group, a leading supplier of systems engineering services and software solutions to the aerospace and security industries. The company provides cloud and edge computing solutions to companies and institutions in a secured and scalable way.
Key competences:
Cloud.
SLS Optics Ltd is a leading manufacturer and supplier of precision laser optics. We specialise in Fabry-Perot etalons, high laser damage threshold optics and thin film coatings for the UV, visible and NIR spectral ranges.
Key competences:
Fabry-Perot etalons and thin film coatings
Sophia Engineering is an independent scientific and technical engineering company, multi-sector and multi-business.
Key competences:
Electronics, optics and mechanics
SUSS MicroOptics SA develops its product portfolio and expertise to become one of the leading producers of precision refractive and diffractive micro-optics in the world.
Key competences:
Fiber coupling, micro-optical elements, photolithography, laser beam
Swissoptic AG is a company of the Berliner Glas Group and stands for globally accepted quality and the highest precision in the world of optics. Swissoptic AG develops and produces a broad range of coated precision-optical components, assemblies and systems.
Key competences:
Optical design, opto-mechanical modules, coatings and system measurement.
SYDERAL SWISS designs and produces on-board electronic equipment for space applications, with a particular focus on competitive products for new space markets.
Thales Group is active with operations in 56 countries mainly in the following five keys sectors: aerospace, space, ground transportation, digital identity and security, and defence and security.
Key competences:
High techonology solutions for different domains.
TFP manufactures optical filters of any type and shape (with or without frames) for wavelengths between 190 nm (UV) up to 25’000 nm (IR) according to customers specifications.
Key competences:
Optical filters, thin film coatings and glasswork.
Winlight System is active in instrumental optics and optronics.
Key competences:
Optics and optronics
WZWOPTICAG is a globally-recognized leader in the optics industry with products in industries such as: defense and security, healthcare and life sciences, semiconductor, research, avionics and laser industry.
Key competences:
Optics from UV to IR, opto-mechanical system development, micro-optics, coatings and super-polished surfaces.

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