SkyTek seeks venture funding for spinoff expansion

An Irish firm’s software controls every aspect of life on the International Space Station - and is ‘ready to go very big’

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
20th March, 2016
Sarah Bourke, chief executive, Skytek Pic: Feargal Ward

An Irish firm that designs software for the International Space Station is to seek venture funding for the first time since being formed almost 20 years ago.

SkyTek, which is based in Dublin city centre, develops the software platform that regulates every part of an astronaut’s life on the space station. Earlier this month the company’s chief executive, Sarah Bourke, took third place in the EU women innovators competition.

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