Published on 25 May 2020
STAR-Dundee are an engineering space company focussed on spacecraft onboard data-handling technology
Stuart Mills, CEO, STAR-DUNDEE
STAR-Dundee delivers a comprehensive range of test and development equipment chip designs and IP cores to the world’s space agencies and international aerospace industry. They are world-leading experts in SpaceWire and SpaceFibre technology and their customers include many blue-chip companies across the world including ESA and NASA.
Started in 2002, the company was born out of the Space Technology Centre at the University of Dundee. The founders saw an opportunity to commercialise the technology they were developing from research and developing contributing to the writing of the SpaceWire standard which was being carried out by University of Dundee for the European Space Agency.
They are based in Dundee and have 25 employees. STAR-Dundee has taken on no external investment and has grown organically, using profits to fund growth. It is an employee-owned company with 55% being owned by an employee ownership trust.
Sarah Deas, Director, Co-operative Development Scotland
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