For the fourth time, the SERI/SSO issued a Call for proposals “To foster and promote Swiss scientific and technological competences related to space activities”. At the deadline for proposals submission, on March 7th, 2016, more than 40 new activities were received, originating from all over Switzerland.
After the review process, 12 activities were selected for funding. They started officially on November 1st 2016 and will be concluded on January 31st 2018. The list of on-going projects with the partners involved (industrial and academic) can be found here below.
|Title||Academic Partners||Industrial Partners|
|Part integrity monitoring during Selective Laser Melting||Inspire AG, HES-SO Hepia||Sensima Inspection|
|Miniaturized Terminal For Machine To Machine Telecommunications (xTerm)||HES-SO HEIG-VD||ELSE|
|Additive Manufacturing of an SRA Rotor (AMAR)||CSEM||Ruag Space|
|3-D printed microwave cavities for atomic clock applications||UniNE, EPFL-LEMA||Swissto12|
|SANAG: Spaceborne Autonomous NAvigation based on GNSS||EPFL-ESPLAB||Grosso-Link|
|Superlative Wideband Waveguide Imaging Spectrometer (SWWIS)||ETHZ-ONG||Micos|
|Flexible Optical Solar Reflector||EMPA||APCO Technologies|
|Thermo-Mechanical Virtualization of Hybrid Flax/Carbon Fiber Composite for Spacecraft Structures||ETHZ-IBK||BComp|
|Software Initiated FPGA Threading (SWIFT)||EPFL-LAP||Syderal|
|Multi-Sensor Application for LSWT Processing||Uni Bern||Odermatt & Brockmann|
|Lightweight Ceramic Foam Composites and Novel Environmental Testing for Satellite Applications||EPFL-LRESE||De Cavis|
|Extension of the CORDET Framework||University of Vienna||P&P Software|