Tech view: The Irish tech firms that really are out of this world

Getting involved in space projects is an excellent opportunity to test the reliability of any technology, and Irish firms are moving into the sector

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
15th November, 2020
Tech view: The Irish tech firms that really are out of this world
SpaceX founder Elon Musk: Irish firm SkyTek is working with his space transport company. Photo: Getty Images

There’s a trend growing in the Irish tech sector, still a small one but it’s worth noticing: more and more companies from this island are looking to the stars.

The latest episode of the Connected podcast featured Lios, formerly known as Restored Hearing, and it’s a great example of the route some Irish businesses are taking to end up in the space sector. One thing they often have in common...

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