Dublin firm is granted €2m to tackle solar storm threat

Skytek has launched a Space Weather division to mitigate what it calls the “growing threat of solar storms and other space weather phenomena”.

21st September, 2014
Dr Sarah Bourke, chief executive of Skytek, with Léopold Eyharts, French astronaut, and Paul Kiernan, technical director of Skytek

Company: Skytek

**Done deal:** €2 million

**The clincher:** ''Weather conditions in space can wreak havoc on earth in the same way as hurricanes and tornados can damage physical infrastructure, but we do not have the same understanding of them.'' - **Dr Sarah Bourke,** chief executive, Skytek

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