Space is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK, with the ambition to capture 10% of the world market by 2030. Currently, the UK manufactures over 20% of the satellites in orbit and has established a path towards launching satellites from UK soil by 2021.
Our current focus in this area
Innovate UK innovation loans future economy: round 11
Opens: 14/09/2023 Closes: 08/11/2023
UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative projects with strong commercial potential to significantly improve the UK economy.
Canada-UK Ocean Collaborative R&D: Expression of Interest
Opens: 11/09/2023 Closes: 18/10/2023
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2m for collaborative ocean technologies R&D, with Canadian organisations.
Global Incubator Programme: Canada - Ocean Scaleup Accelerator
Opens: 11/09/2023 Closes: 05/11/2023
Innovate UK are seeking up to 8 innovative companies in the ocean sector for a tailored 6-month incubation programme in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, including participation in Canada’s premier ocean technology event.
Related Events and Recordings
Earth Observation Technologies and Data for African Agriculture
10.00 - 12.30 | Online
UFO Showcase Event - Latest innovation in Small Flying Objects
09.00 - 17.00 | London
Horizon Europe: EIC-Pathfinder Challenges Brokerage & Community Building Event
10.00 - 13.00 | Online
Join Innovate UK KTN to Explore the Future of Earth Observation at Space-Comm Expo 2023
Discover the future of space for your business at Space-Comm Expo in Farnborough on 7th-8th June 2023, the UK’s largest event dedicated to the commercial aspects of space exploration.
From Space to Field: Using Earth Observation in AgriFood in the UK and Africa
Earth Observation (EO) – including satellite data and drone imaging – is used to support innovation across agriculture and food production, from monitoring weather conditions and improving in-field decision making to managing supply chains. African countries are now developing world-leading expertise in these space technologies.