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New Symphonie wins connectivity study for European Commission

New Symphonie’s logo. Image: Euroconsult

Edinburgh/ Paris, 13 December 2021. – The recently established consortium of 22 European companies from eight countries, New Symphonie, has won a concept study for the European Commission (EC) aiming to develop new ideas for an innovative European broadband constellation, Euroconsult reported.

The project is called “New Space solutions for long-term availability of reliable, secure, cost-effective space-based connectivity”.

The consortium led by Unseenlabs and Euroconsult, was selected for its exceptional innovation and familiarity with leading-edge technologies, it says. The six-month contract is worth a total of €1.4 million. 

The consortium members’ task is to research and propose the most optimal infrastructure for secure connectivity markets to the EC. The study is particularly focusing on defining secure connectivity requirements for multi-orbit satellite systems.

The EC’s strategic objective is to develop secure and reliable global connectivity in response to the rise of cyber threats.

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