We provide carrier grade teleport facilities from Elfordstown Earthstation, Europe’s most westerly teleport located near Midleton in Cork, Ireland.
- Leading edge commercial broadcast technology
- Commercial contract research & development
- Space and communications consultancy
- Terrestrial application expertise
NSC in numbers:
The NSC is a strategically situated teleport and a scalable, flexible, purpose built carrier grade facility. We partner with a broad spectrum of commercial and institutional enterprises across diverse markets.
From naval defense to humanitarian aid, we enable marine observation.
We deliver the data behind smart agriculture and IoT forestry applications.
Every second, we transfer more than 30GB of commercial data for customers.
NSC Space Campus
Startups, research organisations and academic institutions exploring both space technologies and terrestrial space applications benefit from flexible co-location with all of the incredible this unique location offers:
In addition to world-class broadcast and teleport facilities, the NSC Campus offers prestigious co-location, tangible redundancy, staff support, security, and the flexibility to grow your technology and research.
We offer practical support including office space, hot desking and technology infrastructure, as well as the space industry expertise to assist with commercial connections, partnerships and tender support.
Joining the campus organisations at the NSC opens eligibility for both Irish and EU business supports, including grants, R&D tax credits, IDA and Enterprise Ireland schemes, and ESA and ESA BIC programmes.
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