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The steady rise of a Scottish SpaceTech Pioneer

Q&A with Stuart Mills, co-founder and CEO of STAR-Dundee

Founded by three University of Dundee PhD students and their supervisor in 2002, STAR-Dundee was one of Scotland’s first purely space-focused tech companies. With their pioneering work on SpaceWire onboard networking technology for spacecraft, the company soon found itself in great demand amongst major spacecraft manufacturers and space agencies on four continents.

Here, Stuart tells us about STAR-Dundee’s growth, which has seen it open a location in Barcelona alongside its Dundee headquarters. What does the future hold for the company, its pioneering space technology, and the Scottish spacetech sector as a whole?

Steady Rise

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