Alphawave

November 6, 2023

Alphawave: ‘Star of the show’ among world class innovators

The EMSS-Alphawave knowledge base combines the global invisible college of science, research entrepreneurship, insight, serendipity, spill-overs, student and staff mobility, leading to world class innovation.
September 5, 2023

EMSS Antennas, Receive R200 Million Contract from SKA Observatory to Boost Signals from Distant Galaxies

The Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) has awarded EMSS Antennas a pivotal R200 million production contract for the production of 60 advanced feed packages – also […]
December 28, 2022

5 deep tech trends to watch from SA entrepreneurs

A South African technology investment group, Alphawave, is backing at least five deep tech applications in its innovation units. The group has been investing in deep […]
December 4, 2022

‘Great scientific step forward’: Construction of world’s largest radio observatory is finally under way

Construction begins on the international collaborative project with EMSS Antennas – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the world’s largest radio-astronomy observatory.
July 22, 2022

ngVLA Engineering Paper Selected for Prestigious IEEE Award

Robert Lehmensiek at Alphawave’s EMSS Antennas, has received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award for his research […]
July 1, 2021

“The SKA Project has Created a Home for Capable Local Engineers” – EMSS Antennas

Space in Africa reached out to Dawid Botha and Isak Theron of EMSS Antennas regarding their perspective on the SKA project, with specific regard to the […]
January 24, 2021

CUBECOM sees successful lift off on the Falcon 9 rocket

CUBECOM successfully launched its x-band transmitter (XTX) on board SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. The rocket included 143 small satellites and is the first ever ride share space […]
January 18, 2021

Gigantic galaxies discovered with the MeerKAT telescope

Two giant radio galaxies have been discovered with South Africa’s powerful MeerKAT telescope. Alphawave Group’s EMSS Antennas was responsible for the development, production and installation of […]