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CSA Catapult

CSA Catapult

Updated December 2023.
Employees say this is a great place to work*

About CSA Catapult

Company Overview
Compound Semiconductor Applications (CSA) Catapult was established in 2018 by Innovate UK to help the UK become a global leader in compound semiconductors. CSA Catapult is the UK’s authority on compound semiconductor applications and commercialisation. CSA Catapult is a centre of excellence with state-of-the-art equipment that specialises in the measurement, characterisation, integration and validation of compound semiconductor technology across four areas—power electronics, advanced packaging, radio frequency (RF) and microwave, and photonics. Compound semiconductors will enable a host of new and exciting applications, helping us achieve Net Zero and ensuring that the UK has a resilient future telecoms network.
Company Size 96 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Engineering
CSA Catapult Head Office
United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 42%
  • 2-5 years - 57%
  • 6-10 years - 1%

Company Culture at CSA Catapult

The employee experience below at CSA Catapult, compared to a typical company.

80% of employees at CSA Catapult say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
CSA Catapult
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” Source: Great Place To Work® 2021 Global Employee Engagement Study.


When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


This is a physically safe place to work.


I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.


Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.

Working at CSA Catapult

: Packaging Process Engineer working on wire bonder
RF and Microwave Engineer
Photonics Engineer
Photonics Engineering Intern
Power Electronics Engineers and Lab Manager in the power electronics lab

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