Synspective has been backed by a University of Tokyo VC vehicle in its bid to launch a constellation of 25 small Earth observation satellites powered by synthetic aperture radar.

Synspective, a Japan-based synthetic aperture radar satellite developer spun out of University of Tokyo, has received ¥300m ($2.7m) of funding from investors including University of Tokyo’s Innovation Platform (IPC) unit. IPC invested through a vehicle called IPC 1, one of a raft of university venture funds established in Japan as the country’s academic sector looks…

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