Syderal, a Swiss SME, is a national leader in hardware and software electronic solutions for satellites. A recognised name in the electronic equipment industry, we serve diverse application requirements (including medical devices, defence and security applications, tests instrumentation) and deliver customised services to meet our clients’ needs.

Our Achievements

  • Created in 1942, under the name of CIR-Compagnie Industrielle Radioélectrique, the company began with electronics for ground defence systems as well as a ground station for the AVHRR satellite operated by the NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration). CIR also produced numerous synchronisation sub-systems for launch pads and ground receiving stations at the time.
  • Between 1989 and 1992, the company made its foray into space electronics for the Anthrorack experiment (Spacelab mission), as part of the ACMV (OMNI Group).
  • In 1993, the company joined the Sextant Avionique Group and could now deliver fully-validated equipment—the first one being the video electronic unit for the Meris optical instrument on board the Envisat satellite.
  • In 1998, the company became a subsidiary of the Alcatel group and came to be known as Alcatel Space Switzerland. Benefitting from a "common process" approach, it got involved in its first space telecommunication program.
  • In 2003, we became Syderal, an independent SME, after a successful management buy-out. High level technological services were now directly offered by Syderal.
  • In 2004, Syderal is awarded the contract for the development of the Instrument Controller of the first wind LIDAR named ALADIN
  • In 2005, Syderal entered the space telecom market with its first recurring product through medium-size serial production.
  • In 2007, Syderal began the development of the first complete Mass Memory with major technical and industrial challenges successfully completed.
  • In 2012, Syderal started its participation in a mission to Mars, with a 25-months flight model delivery starting from scratch

Now, more than a decade after the MBO, in 2015, Syderal continues to offer high quality technological services and hopes to serve your needs with our customised hardware and software electronic solutions.