ST Engineering iDirect Europe - EU Satcom Center of Excellence

ST Engineering iDirect (Europe) CY NV, located in Sint-Niklaas (Belgium), is the EU Satcom Center of Excellence specializing in the development of ground segment technology and equipment for the EU. We have over 35 years of experience and have built a strong base of expertise and a dedicated team of domain specialists, close to 400 people today.

ST Engineering iDirect (Europe) CY NV has its own board of directors and is the European decision center on any matter related to EU funded programs. As a legal Belgian entity, we comply to the guidelines and conditions as put forward by the EU Commission and the Belgian Government and has officially been approved in March 2020 by the Belgian Ministry of Economy. Meet our board.

Our portfolio of high-value product lines and services offers a comprehensive solution set for multiple markets. We have a large installed base reaching up to 44% of the satellite modems, VSAT systems and satellite platforms inside EU government, defense, intergovernmental, first responder and NGO users. We have over 3,000 hubs deployed supporting more than a half million modems around the world and have over 100 certified strategic partners, allowing us to serve the unique needs of each region.

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New Ground Defence Whitepaper


New Ground for a Converged European Secure Space Connectivity System


With the satellite industry undergoing a major transformation including new elements, capabilities, and innovations in space, this paper explores the potential that opens for government and military satellite communications (GOVSATCOM/MILSATCOM) ground segment networks and specifically for EU Space programs.

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Tel: +32 (0)3 780 65 00
ST Engineering iDirect (Europe) CY NV, Laarstraat 5, 9100 Sint-Niklaas, Belgium