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Research for Science, Art and Technology (RFSAT) Ltd

Identification number in the register: 89478172799-72
Registration date: 16/12/2009 09:49:19

The information on this entity was last modified on: 05/02/2015 23:17:04
The date of the last annual update was: 05/02/2015 23:17:04
Next update due latest on: 05/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Research for Science, Art and Technology (RFSAT) Ltd



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Shoreham Street, 311
Sheffield S2 4FA

(+44) 7092246653

    Person with legal responsibility

Ms  Emmanouela Vogiatzaki

R&D Projects Manager

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Emmanouela Vogiatzaki


    Goals / remit

RFSAT is a research-performing SME organization established as a academic spin-off in the United Kingdom in 2008. It concentrates its activities on research and development through national UK in international funded European Framework research, industrial consultancy and deployment of research results in the telecommunications industry.

The main focus areas include Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Audio and Video Broadcasting (DAB/DVB) systems, multimedia processing and communication, cooperative and tele-presence systems, immersive user interfaces for Virtual & Augmented Reality (VR/AR) gaming systems, hybrid indoor and outdoor (Assisted and Differential GNSS, wireless, inertial and mobile) positioning and localization systems, traffic assessment and navigation, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), networked audio-visual systems for mobile applications and services, mobile Location Based Services (LBS) and other technological areas. Recently work areas expanded into e-Health focussing on medical data management through Personal health Record (PHR) portals, mixed-reality game rehabilitation systems as well as Smart Energy Grid/Metering systems, applications and services.

RFSAT is strongly investing into research activities under European FP7 program in the thematic areas of Information and Communication Technologies, Environment, Space, Transport, Security and Health seeking continuation of its research activities into Horizon'2020 framework. RFSAT has been involved in a number of national and European projects where it contributed its expertise in telecommunications technologies, audio-visual content management for public distribution systems, and semantic analysis of media content.

Recent funded research includes immersive user interfaces in the context of mobile services; latest wireless technologies such as Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE), Augmented/Virtual and mixed-reality systems, e Health services and Smart Grid/Metering technologies.

RFSAT has been also promoting the use of advanced networked media technologies (NEM) in Performing Arts and the Theatre through the creation of the Media for Performing Arts department. As part of this work RFSAT has supported a number of arts events, exhibitions and conferences.

  • European
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register









Networked Media Technologies including Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality systems, Immersive Reality User Interfaces (UI), Smart Metering/Grids, Security, e-Health and Performing Arts.

The list of programs providing research funding in 2012 included FP7-ICT, FP7-Security and COST Actions.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

50%: 2   25%: 5




    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Communication
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Information Society
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation


Cultural Learning Alliance (CLA)
International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians (OISTAT)
Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG)
European Community Project Managers' Association (ECPMA)
European Future Internet Alliance (EFIA)
European Innovation Partnership on Active and healthy Aging (EIP-AHA)
European Alliance for Innovation (EAI)
European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance)
European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) of the European Cluster Excellence Initiative
Net!World2020 (previously Net!Works and e-Mobility) European Technology Platform (ETP)
New European Media European Technology Platform (ETP)
Infrastructure for Spatial Information Europe (INSPIRE)
Integrated Mission Group for Security (IMG-S)
Manage Energy - Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme
Media Lab Europe
American Nano Association
Microsoft Partner Program

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

50,000 € - 99,999 €


86,510 €

FP7-ICT StrokeBack project


    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.