ISIS – Innovative Solutions In Space BV is a vertically integrated small satellite company, focused on providing high value, cost effective space solutions by making use of the latest innovative technologies . The company is focused on nanosatellites in the range of 1 to 20 kilograms. As one of Europe’s leaders in the nanosatellite domain, ISIS offers contract research, innovative small satellite parts, sub-systems and platforms as well as turnkey space solutions to a broad range of customers for small satellite missions and applications. ISIS supports nanosatellites throughout their lifecycle and as such is an active player in the domains of system level testing, launch services and operations of nanosatellites.
The vertical integration of the nanosatellite activities within ISIS allow the company to be highly flexible in accommodating customer specific requirements and it allows ISIS project teams to quickly deliver flight hardware when customers are faced with a short delivery schedule. The fact that ISIS has a large multi-disciplinary team has also allowed to company to provide hands-on training for its customers, often on cooperation with educational partners for the more theoretical subjects relating to small satellite engineering. Based in the Netherlands, ISIS employs over 45 specialist employees, all of which have a background in space technology and engineering, and operates from its main site on the high tech campus of Delft, the Netherlands. In addition, ISIS has a development branch office in South Africa, in Somerset West and the company has an international network of partners and reseller agents.
The company’s core competencies lie in the application of space systems engineering in combination with an expertise in the following technical areas: radiofrequency systems and payloads, deployable systems and hold-down and release mechanisms, attitude determination systems, and embedded systems. Within this last category, sensor networks technology is also included. ISIS is involved in various national and international technology research programmes related to miniaturization, interfacing and small satellites. With its products and services ISIS supports customers from all over the globe. Customers include leading universities, research institutes, space agencies and innovative commercial companies.