Optimal Structural Solutions Lda (OPTIMAL) is a Portuguese SME, founded in 2008, with headquarters in Cascais, near Lisbon. OPTIMAL is 100% owned by Portuguese private investors and focused on the design, development and manufacturing of advanced composite and metallic structures, and associated tooling and MGSE, for applications in space, aeronautic, defence and automotive. In 2021, the company employs about 60 people for an estimated turnover of about €5Million.
OPTIMAL performs its space activities in a dedicated business unit, OPTIMAL SPACE, based in UPTEC – Porto, that is in deep synergy with the rest of the company and thus combining:
A dedicated team composed of engineers, product assurance and project managers with the Space mind-set. This team manages all the specificities (namely space requirements, design rules, procedures, ECSS standards, etc.) related to the Space market sector.
Ample access to the production resources, manpower and unique industrial facilities.
Full support of the procurement, storage & logistics, IT, test and quality control staff.
This unique combination provides all assurance of reliability, adherence to the highest aerospace standards, and responsible commitments to customer requirements.