Datel and the Spanish engineering company Tecnatom signed a collaboration agreement to provide advanced technological solutions. Complementary skills will allow both companies to provide solutions with high technological content using satellites.
Tecnatom and Datel have signed a collaboration agreement, under which the two companies will work together to provide technological solutions for satellite monitoring of strategic and critical infrastructures.
The agreement covers several development areas to provide solutions to several industrial markets such as nuclear power plants, railway infrastructures and electricity transport.
Javier Guerra, Chief Executive Officer of Tecnatom, said:
"The building block of Tecnatom's strategy is the diversification of products and services to sectors where the synergies with our core business activities are clear. With this collaboration agreement, we will be jointly capable to provide our clients tailored solutions through the development of high added value technology. We are confident that this agreement will provide us with a number of opportunities in several sectors, consolidating the long term relation between both companies."
Urmas Kõlli, Chief Executive Officer of Datel, said: "We hope a lot from collaboration with Tecnatom, because it is one of the world's leading experts in engineering. Our new space based e-service allows to monitor and detect very small movements of infrastructure object, and we are pleased that in collaboration with Tecnatom, we can use it in various sectors. Ensuring the stability and reliability of nuclear plants, as well as railway infrastructure and electricity networks, is crucial to all of us, and I believe that our cooperation will be able to contribute to it. Our collaboration brings together Spain's experience in providing top-notch engineering solutions and the skills from Estonia to develop innovative e-services."
Tecnatom is a Spanish company based in Madrid and operates internationally in more than 40 countries, providing a wide range of services and products for several industrial sectors such as energy, aerospace, oil&gas or process industry.
The Estonian IT company Datel, specialized in developing geographical information systems, has launched in April 2018 its early warning system Sille. The innovative e-service will be able to detect in real time ground and infrastructure shifts and subsidences of up to 1-millimetre, thanks to data collected from satellites of the European Space Agency (ESA).
Press Release 06.06.2018
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Tecnatom is a multinational engineering corporation with more than 60 years of experience providing a wide range of services in the energy sector and other markets such as aerospace, oil&gas or process industry. It has a wide portfolio of capabilities from the inspection of critical components in industrial facilities to the training of personnel, covering also the development of simulation solutions, control centres or the monitoring of critical components. Nowadays, Tecnatom has permanent subsidiaries in China, Arab Emirates, France, United States, Brazil and Mexico, developing projects in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Datel is one of the oldest and largest Estonian IT company. Active on three continents, the Datel Group empowers smart communities from the United States to Asia. During its 26 years of operations, Datel has made life easier and more convenient for many Estonians by creating numerous state of the art e-Government solutions. Since 2013 the company has been operating also in the United States.