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Nottingham Scientific Ltd merges

10 September 2020   (0 Comments)
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Institute Corporate Partner NSL has merged with UK aerospace company GMV Innovating Solutions Ltd.



GMV becomes sole shareholder of NSL and has created the company GMV NSL, to be integrated seamlessly into GMV’s international set of companies.

Based in Harwell, Oxfordshire, GMV’s main UK business is earth observation, space debris tracking, mission planning, flight dynamics, navigation, autonomy and robotics. Clients include ESA and EC, as well as the UK’s Space Agency (UKSA), Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), Innovate UK, Satellite Applications Catapult and Science Technology Facility Council (STFC).

Founded in 1998 by Prof Vidal Ashkenazi OBE FRIN, Nottingham-based NSL specialises in satellite navigation and critical applications. Major clients include UK Government departments, the UK Space Agency, QinetiQ and Inmarsat, as well as ESA and the EC.

The new 80-strong GMV NSL team will be integrated into the GMV international set of companies, which last year had a staff of 2,176 and a turnover of more than £217 (€236) million.

The new team intends to tap into opportunities offered by the UK market, especially in space - not only in satellite navigation and critical applications, but also in earth observation, telecommunications and new technologies.

The new company explains that it’s overarching aim is to win pole position in Britain’s space sector. It states ‘The sheer quality of both teams and the like-mindedness of GMV and NSL on company values, heritage, technological excellence and client satisfaction were all deal clinchers in this merger agreement’.

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New mailInstitute Corporate Partner NSL has merged with UK aerospace company GMV Innovating Solutions Ltd.

GMV becomes sole shareholder of NSL and has created the company GMV NSL, to be integrated seamlessly into GMV’s international set of companies.

Based in Harwell, Oxfordshire, GMV’s main UK business is earth observation, space debris tracking, mission planning, flight dynamics, navigation, autonomy and robotics. Clients include ESA and EC, as well as the UK’s Space Agency (UKSA), Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), Innovate UK, Satellite Applications Catapult and Science Technology Facility Council (STFC).

Founded in 1998 by Prof Vidal Ashkenazi OBE FRIN, Nottingham-based NSL specialises in satellite navigation and critical applications. Major clients include UK Government departments, the UK Space Agency, QinetiQ and Inmarsat, as well as ESA and the EC.

The new 80-strong GMV NSL team will be integrated into the GMV international set of companies, which last year had a staff of 2,176 and a turnover of more than £217 (€236) million.

The new team intends to tap into opportunities offered by the UK market, especially in space - not only in satellite navigation and critical applications, but also in earth observation, telecommunications and new technologies.

The new company explains that it’s overarching aim is to win pole position in Britain’s space sector. It states ‘The sheer quality of both teams and the like-mindedness of GMV and NSL on company values, heritage, technological excellence and client satisfaction were all deal clinchers in this merger agreement’.

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