SATRAX is working to introduce revolutionary antenna system which will provide users in ground transportation, nautical, and avionics industries with high-speed flexible satellite broadband communication. SATRAX develops system that meets future requirements for broadband communications with an ultra flat "smart" antenna, capable of maintaining connection with satellites even at high speeds.

SATRAX B.V. is a spin-off company from the University Twente founded in 2009.

Management Team

Dr. ir. P.W.L. van Dijk MBM (CEO)

Paul van DijkPaul worked 11 years at ASML where he was responsible for new business development and product marketing at the Special Applications and 300mm Business Units. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the Technical University Eindhoven (1997) in the field of materials science and materials characterization using high energy ion beam analysis techniques. Paul holds a Master of Business Marketing from TIAS Nimbas school where he graduated in 2002.



Dr. ir. C.G.H. Roeloffzen PhD (CTO)

Chris RoeloffzenChris Roeloffzen received his MSc degree in physics from the University of Twente in 1998 and his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 2002. In 2002 he became assistant professor in the Telecommunication Engineering Group, where he was involved with research and education on integrated microwave photonic systems. In 2009 he founded the company SATRAX, a spin-off of the University of Twente. SATRAX provides integrated optical beam forming modules for antenna systems to enable the growing need for bandwidth and capacity in telecommunication. These antenna systems meet bandwidth requirements for broadband terrestrial and satellite communications. He now is CTO within SATRAX.