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ESA opens new laboratory in Harwell

ESA’s latest technical laboratory, inaugurated today by Director General Jan Woerner, will help to understand the capabilities of 3D printing and other advanced manufacturing techniques for...

UK Space Agency invests in major R&D Projects

The UK Space Agency are investing £1.15 million to fund preparatory research about sub-orbital spaceflight and small satellite launches from the UK. In 2015, the National Space Policy set...

InnovateUK funding competition: robotics and autonomous systems applications

Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are to invest up to £5 million in innovation projects to stimulate new partnerships across robotics and autonomous...

Department for Transport T-TRIG Competition

The  Department for Transport ’s (DfT) Transport Technology Research Innovation Grant (T-TRIG)  offers 100% funding for projects in  three separate calls : An open call...

UK Space Life and Biomedical Sciences Association Survey

The recently formed Human Spaceflight Capitalisation Office (HUSCO) and the UK Space Life and Biomedical Sciences Association (UK Space LABS), are conducting a survey to gather information about...

Glasgow Prestwick takes a step closer to launching manned space flights

US manned space launch vehicle designer XCOR Aerospace has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with spaceplane design and operating company Orbital Access Limited and Glasgow...

SSTL and Goonhilly announce partnership and a call for lunar orbit payloads

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd and Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd (GES) have today announced a new partnership to go beyond Earth’s orbit and provide a new model of low cost, high value, space...

White paper reveals The Future of Space Robotics and Autonomous Systems

The new white paper led by Professor Yang Gao on behalf of the UK-RAS Network, presents the technical roadmap of space RAS for the coming decades where space robots are hoped to be able to...

InnovateUK funding competition: compound semiconductor applications

  Businesses can apply for a share of £4 million to encourage the commercial use of compound semiconductors. Compound semiconductors offer improved performance for applications...

STFC - Challenge Led Applied Systems Programme (CLASP) call

STFC External Innovations runs a Challenge Led Applied Systems Programme (CLASP) to support the application and commercialisation of STFC research in the key global research challenge areas of...

UK National Space Propulsion Facility

The UK Space Agency is investing £4.12m in a National Propulsion Test Facility, giving the UK a new facility for space technology testing. The facility will allow UK companies and academia to...

Join the UK pavilion at the International Astronautical Congress

Each year the British Interplanetary Society and the UK Space Agency organise a UK Pavilion at the  trade exhibition that accompanies the International Astronautical Congress...

ESA IAP workshop report on Satellite Services for Port Logistics

On 10th March 2016, ESA IAP in collaboration with the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC, UK) and Satellite Applications Catapult (SAC) held a Workshop on Satellite Applications for Integrated Port...

Horizon 2020 Space Info Day

On the  5th July  KTN, UK Space Agency and Innovate UK gave details on the content of the  Horizon 2020 Space 2017 Work Programme . The European Commission and the European GNSS...

Request for Information on the Development of the 2017 National Plan for Civil Earth Observations

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is seeking public input on development of the second U.S. National Plan for Civil Earth Observations. On June 15, the U.S....

UK Space Agency launch International Partnership Programme (IPP)

This is a call for projects which provide solutions to specific challenges laid down by the Agency as well as an open call aspect for people to submit their own ideas into. The UK Space...

Size & Health of the UK Space Industry 2016 - Your Views Are Needed

The UK Space Agency is currently running its biennial  survey  of the UK space sector and is inviting industry and public organisations to have their say and take part.   ...

Flood Risk Management and Modelling Competition - closes 30th September

During the course of the government’s  National Flood Resilience Review , a wide variety of potential approaches to flood risk management have been highlighted, including new techniques...

CDE themed competition: seeing through the clouds

This Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) themed competition seeks active and passive optical imaging technologies to see through clouds. This is so that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) can...

SSGP Project Showcase Event 2016

15 June 2016 – The Space for Smarter Government Programme (SSGP) hosted its annual Project Showcase event last week to present the findings of the 15 projects that it funded during 2015/16....
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