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Recent public funded research projects at BITNET

Selection 2003+

DOG (2005-2006): A preparatory project supporting the development of the first Romanian satellite survey facility. STATUS: Contracted in the framework of the national Security Research Program.

HOTSAT (2005-2008): a joint project that will explore satellite hotspot technologies and their applications. Satellite hotspot technologies allow users to access broadband multimedia satellite services using a cheap wi-fi card. Supported by the CEEX program.

GOLIAT (2005-2008): BITNET signed a contract with the Romanian Space Agency for participation to the GOLIAT project. GOLIAT is the first microsatellite that will be built and operated by Romania. Supported by the CEEX program. Supported by the CEEX program.

SCANSAT (2004-2006): A multi-band radio telescope for satellite detection and broadcasts analysis. Supported by the AEROSPACE program.

PORTASAT (2003-2005): A joint development project targeting the development of satellite telecom applications for the Romanian building industry. Supported by the AMTRANS program.

TELSAT (2003-2005): A joint research project targeting the development of a facility that will disseminate through a satellite platform regional real-time data concerning vegetation indexes and meteo. The project is supported by the Romanian AEROSPACE program and private companies.

STAR (2002-2004): A contracted joint research project focused on the development of a highly automatic facility for real-time monitoring Romania's environment through satellites belonging to the North American Earth Observing System and the future European GMES.  The project is supported by the Romanian AEROSPACE program.