The Institute is organized into four specialist departments, which are described in more detail below. In addition, it maintains a cross-sectional department for the performance of administrative functions and the organization of assistance processes.
The focus of the department Communications Systems is on aeronautical, car-to-car and train-to-train communications, on multisensor navigation, and swarm exploration.
The Satellite Networks department plays since many years a leading role in Europe in the conception and investigation of novel system concepts, transmission techniques, protocols and applications for Satellite Communications.
The department Optical Satellite Links deals with the application of optical technologies in satellite communication and related topics.
The department of Navigation aims for a significant role in the realization of the European Global Navigation Satellite System (Galileo) with a focus on ground systems and user terminals.
The department of Nautical Systems is working on research topics in the field of maritime PNT (Position, Navigation and Time) sensors and dedicated satellite based as well as terrestrial augmentation systems and services.
The department "Institute Project Management and Institute Administration" is responsible for the main cross-sectional tasks and functions in the Institute.
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