Copenhagen, January 8, 2024
ATLANT 3D, European Space Agency and Thales Alenia Space partner to advance space economy with cutting-edge advanced packaging technologies.
ATLANT 3D, a pioneering deep-tech company building the worlds most innovative atomic-scale advanced manufacturing platform, has joined forces with Thales Alenia Space, a prominent player in the aerospace sector, and funded by European Space Agency (ESA) to develop advanced packaging technologies aimed at addressing critical issues in space economy, including climate change, security, and telecommunications.
In an exciting development for space economy, ATLANT 3D has announced a landmark partnership with Thales Alenia Space, a key player in satellite systems and orbital infrastructure, and European Space Agency (ESA). The collaboration will focus on developing advanced packaging technologies and a new concept for high integration, thermal, and RF performance modules, addressing the dynamic needs of the modern space economy.
The partnership aligns with the industry’s shift towards diversified orbital altitudes—GEO, MEO, and LEO — as well as the growing demand for differentiated broadband services. With the rise of the “New Space” paradigm, this collaboration aims to deliver technologies tailored to specific requirements, ranging from low to medium production scales.
These innovative technologies are key to evolving from theoretical concepts to validated ideas. Through this project, ATLANT 3D, Thales Alenia Space, and ESA are not just developing new technologies but also establishing a roadmap for transforming promising ideas into concrete, tested solutions. This journey from concept to validation is crucial in setting new benchmarks in the space economy, potentially leading to groundbreaking advancements in climate change mitigation, security, and telecommunications.
About ATLANT 3D
ATLANT 3D founded with the vision to drive atomic scale manufacturing. Its unique DALPTM technology has been instrumental in addressing complex manufacturing challenges, paving the way for innovative solutions in various sectors. ATLANT 3D will contribute a process capable of direct atomic-layer processing (DALPTM) technology that allows rapid prototyping and manufacturing of advanced functional devices with multiple materials to this partnership.
This innovation is a paradigm-shift for a wide range of applications, including antenna patterns, EMI shielding, and thermal interfaces, thereby enhancing the capabilities of MMIC chips and advanced electronics packaging.
About Thales Alenia Space
Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), is a key global player in satellite systems and orbital infrastructure. Thales Alenia Space, a leader in satellite systems and a strategic player in the emerging space economy, has outlined an advanced packaging roadmap to comply with new market needs. Thales Alenia Space is driving innovation in the space sector, addressing key challenges in climate change, security, and telecoms.
Thales Alenia Space’s expertise in space and satellite technologies complements ATLANT 3D’s advanced manufacturing processes, making this partnership a significant stride in space technology development.
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