Scanway S.A.
Mikołaj Podgórski
Chief Operations Officer
Short Description

Scanway Space is a commercial supplier of optical instruments to the space industry. The company developes observation systems for micro- and nanosatellites. The company’s specialists are authors of such projects as 3D laser system for orientation in space of drilled particles (DREAM experiment), prototype of satellite Earth observation system (ScanSAT) or (currently) designers and creators of optical part of EagleEye microsatellite and PIAST nanosatellite constellation. Software and optical devices by Scanway specialists have worked in space. The company’s team is currently in the process of completing orders and projects that will fly into orbit aboard at least 3 satellites within 4 years.

Products & Services
Services & applications based on data from EO satellites

The company develops proprietary optical instruments for the rapidly growing space sector. It offers two lines of scalable and agile products: multispectral high-resolution telescopes for Earth observation and integrated systems for satellite self-diagnostics.

TD 16 Optics
TD 17 Optoelectronics
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The company has completed the project „ScanSAT – a platform for satellite and airborne observations for real-time geoinformation acquisition with high precision and very wide electromagnetic bandwidth” under Sub-measure 1.1.1 „Industrial research and development work performed by enterprises” of the National Centre for Research and Development.

Currently, the company is implementing two projects as part of a consortium cooperation:

  • „PIAST – Polish ImAging SaTellites – nanosatellite optoelectronic reconnaissance constellation” under the SZAFIR program of the National Center for Research and Development. Consortium: Creotech Instruments S.A. (consortium leader), Scanway Sp. z o. o, Space Research Centre of Polish Academy of Sciences, Military Technical Academy, PCO S.A. and Łukasiewicz Research Network – ILOT
  • „EagleEye microsatellite system” under the Intelligent Development Operational Programme 2014-2020 co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund. Consortium: Creotech Instruments S.A. (consortium leader), Scanway Sp. z o. o and Space Research Centre PAS.


Creotech Instruments S.A., German Orbital Systems, CBK PAN, WAT, PCO S.A., Sieć Badawcza Łukasiewicz – ILOT.