Project partners


Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology ( is the world’s best-performing research university in terms of research cooperation with industry (#1 since 2009) and a world-leading university in engineering science and technology. National and international research programs are executed by more than 50 research groups at TUE. The department of Electrical Engineering has an excellent track-record in the coordination of European projects.


Chalmers University of Technology

On the Leiden Ranking 2015 Chalmers is ranked as no.1 in Sweden and the Nordic countries in the category collaborative research and industry. This training program is carried out at the Departments of Signals and Systems (S2), and Microwave Electronics, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2).


Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven is a research-driven university in Belgium. Founded in 1425, KU Leuven is one of the oldest universities in Europe and, independent of the type of ranking, consistently considered to be within the top 100 universities of the world. The research activity at the department of Electrical engineering (DEE),, has a strong collaborative and international emphasis, with many strategic partnerships with leading international institutions.


NXP Semiconductors


NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 45,000 employees in more than 35 countries.


Ericsson AB


Ericsson AB is a company in the Ericsson Group (Ericsson). Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. We operate in 180 countries and employ more than 115,000 people.


QAMCOM Research and Technology AB

Qamcom Research and Technology AB, is active in research and development within the wide area of signal processing and communication systems. We have today about 90 employees, of which about 30 percent have a PhD degree.



SAAB AB serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions for military defence and civil security. The SILIKA participation will be executed through the Saab business area Electronic Defence Systems (EDS), where the executing department will be Microwave and Antennas. SAAB has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. Saab has around 14,000 employees.


The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy


ASTRON is the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy. ASTRON has developed and realized systems based on sparse arrays and focal plane arrays.


Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research

TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, is one of Europe’s leading independent research and development organisations. TNO has a leading position in phased-array antenna research and microwave integrated circuits.