OIP N.V. was established in 1919 as ‘Optique et Instruments de Précision’ in Ghent and has since celebrated its 100th anniversary.
From the 80s onwards, OIP expanded its borders and participated for the first time in Space applications, creating a new core business for OIP.
In 2021, OIP Space Instruments was born, as a strategic Business Unit for OIP N.V.’s Space activities. OIP Space Instruments is a trusted partner to design and deliver electro-optical high-end customised spaceborne solutions for international development projects.
OIP Space Instruments builds on its experience with the user, in line with the latest technologies and while paying special attention to precision, accuracy, reliability and cost effectiveness. Our product range includes Cameras, Spectrometers and Instrumentation.
Due to its high emphasis on Engineering capabilities, OIP is often participating in international development programs. Engineering remains the major focus of OIP. The department consists of an extensive and specialized team of highly experienced and qualified engineers and scientists, who are working with the most advanced software for optical, mechanical and electronic design, allowing OIP to propose flexible and tailor-made designed solutions to customers worldwide.