Skytek is an award winning software company specialising in the creation of innovative solutions for a range of complex and demanding industries. It has an enviable track record in developing  world class software solutions for some of the most challenging industries. 

The company has unparalleled expertise in the Space environment, where it has decades of engagement with NASA and the European Space Agency. It has also developed intelligent software solutions to many other industries, including Marine transportation, Aerospace, Defence and Insurance.


Skytek offer’s cost effective business solutions using the latest mobile and internet technologies.  The Company’s core competence is in the development of innovative and novel systems for business.  We enjoy market leading capability in web based procedure execution, Geolocation solutions using sophisticated data analytics and satellite positioning expertise. 

Our business focuses on the complete design cycle ranging  from analysis, to design and development, through to final installation. 

Skytek has a proven track record in developing systems on time and within budget. It has strong project management skills and considerable expertise in the area of research management.


EU & NASA Innovation Award Winners

Skytek’s dynamic team have awards from the EU and  NASA for outstanding innovation and technical development


We are a team of software engineers, analysts, researchers and innovators. Collaboratively, we focus on finding solutions to complex problems. With offices in Dublin, Bermuda and the UK, we have built a world-class software development team, with a strong and robust research and development programme.

Sarah Bourke

Dr Sarah Bourke, Chief Executive and co-founder of Skytek.

Dr Bourke was recognised by the EU as one of Europe’s leading innovators when she was awarded the EU Prize for Women Innovators in 2016. During this process, she was recognised for her leadership and commercial success in pioneering groundbreaking space technology.

On a day-to-day basis Sarah works with leading research organisations like the European Space Agency and NASA, in addition to growing the Skytek brand.

Sarah is a PhD graduate of Trinity College Dublin. She worked at leading universities and governmental agencies before co-founding Skytek Limited.

Paul Kiernan

Paul Kiernan, Chief Technical Officer and co-founder of Skytek.

As CTO, Paul oversees the architectural design and management of a high calibre technical team. Paul is a universally recognised authority within the Space domain and is a regular speaker at Space and Security International Conferences. Paul has a First Class B.Sc Hons. (Computer Science), awarded by University College Dublin.

Paul’s expertise and commitment to excellence has been duly acknowledged by NASA. In 2014, Paul was presented with an International Space Station (ISS) award for his outstanding technical leadership and innovation on the IPV system, and also received a Recognition of Excellence Award at the ISS conference in Munich, Sept 2015.


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