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Filtronic - space north east

Filtronic, a forward-thinking technology company, recently achieved a significant milestone in the realm of space technology. Their commitment to innovation and excellence has been acknowledged by the Community Renewal Fund project facilitated by Business Durham, resulting in a well-deserved development grant. This grant has been instrumental in supporting emerging sectors, particularly in the ever-evolving space industry.

The Breakthrough:

In a momentous achievement for Filtronic, the year 2023 witnessed a resounding success in securing contracts exceeding an impressive £6 million. This feat was accomplished through a collaborative effort with none other than the esteemed European Space Agency. The contracts are centred around pioneering solutions for the next generation of satellite communications, which will play a pivotal role in the evolution of 6G technology.

Impact and Significance:

This remarkable collaboration signifies a significant step forward in Filtronic's trajectory, solidifying its position as a leading player in the space technology arena. The contracts awarded by the European Space Agency underscore the trust and confidence placed in Filtronic's expertise and capabilities.

The development grant from the Community Renewal Fund project, facilitated by Business Durham, has played a crucial role in this success story. It stands as a testament to the strategic vision and innovative approach of both Filtronic and its partners in recognizing and harnessing the potential of emerging sectors, particularly within the dynamic space industry.

The Future Outlook:

With these substantial contracts in place, Filtronic is poised to be at the forefront of advancements in satellite communication technology. Their collaboration with the European Space Agency signals a promising future of groundbreaking innovations that will shape the landscape of space communications for years to come.


Filtronic's recent achievements are a testament to its unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of technology. The development grant awarded by the Community Renewal Fund project, under the auspices of Business Durham, has played a pivotal role in propelling Filtronic towards this remarkable milestone. As they embark on this exciting journey with the European Space Agency, the future holds great promise for Filtronic and the next generation of satellite communications, including the transformative 6G technology.


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