Synopta Ltd. was founded in spring of 2004 in Eggersriet (SG), Switzerland, with the business purpose of strategic/technical consultancy and development/production of opto-electronic equipment and other high-value capital goods.
The Chairman of the Board is Dr. Reinhard H. Czichy. The members of the Board are Dr. Jens Kunde (Managing Director), Dr. Edgar Fischer (responsible for Research & Development), and Mikael Feriencik (responsible for Production and IT).
Beyond consultancy and technical services Synopta offers the development and production of complex opto-electronic instrumentation for space and terrestrial applications, either as series products in small to medium quantities, or as prototypes.
Synopta customers are European organizations, national agencies, and international corporations active in the fields of defense and space, or in the capital goods sector.
In 2014 Synopta took over 100% of MecOptics, a Swiss company producing opto-electronic instruments and assemblies for industrial applications.
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