BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company. Its headquarters are in London in the United Kingdom and it has operations worldwide. It is among the world’s largest defence contractors; it was ranked as the second-largest based on applicable 2012 revenues. BAE Systems is the successor to various aircraft, shipbuilding, armoured vehicle, armaments and defence electronics companies and is involved in several major defence projects.



Qioptiq is an international company with over 40 years’ experience in the design, development, delivery and support of imaging and photonics equipment world-wide. Leading the world in expertise and facilities, Qioptiq is a recognized, first-tier supplier to many of the defence and aerospace sector’s leading companies. They develop components, modules, technology and equipment for defence and aerospace applications.


Telecom ParisTech (or École nationale supérieure des télécommunications) is one of the top French public institutions of higher education and research (Grandes Écoles) of engineering in France. Located in Paris, it is also a member of the ParisTech Group and the Institut Telecom.




Satellite Applications Catapult is a unique technology and innovation company that enhances UK productivity by helping organizations leverage the power of satellite-based services. Their applications include not only SAR but also other satellite products.



Oceanmind is a not-for-profit organisation that empowers enforcement and compliance to protect the world’s fisheries. Using satellites and artificial intelligence, OceanMind empowers fisheries authorities and seafood buyers to understand the compliance of fishing around the world, both near- and off- shore.