Our next Coffee Morning will take place on Wednesday 19 February from 10am-11am. The event will take place in the Satellite Applications Catapult building in the Saturn Videowall Room. Please make sure to register for the event and we’ll see at the February Coffee Morning. This month, we will be joined by Michaela Kiernan who works on the ESA Technology Broker Network, within the Science & Technology Facilities Council.
The European Space Agency Funded Programmes utilise the power of Space to transform your business on earth.
STFC delivers a range of programmes on behalf of the European Space Agency Business Applications and Space Solutions (ESA BASS) network which are designed to support innovation with space technology, including the ESA Technology Transfer Brokers and ESA Business Incubation Centre UK.
Utilising space technology in non-space industries can offer ambitious businesses the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage across a range of sectors.
Come and discover what funding mechanisms are in place to support your projects as well as technical and business development support available through ESA and STFC.
Since joining STFC’s Business and Innovation team, Michaela has been involved with supporting industry and academia to transfer space technology and expertise into non – space applications.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council, a part of UK Research and Innovation is one of the largest multi-disciplinary research organisations in the world. STFC works collaboratively with UK and overseas agencies, universities, and companies to bridge the gap between pioneering science and business.
STFC delivers a range of funded programmes on behalf of the ESA BASS network which are designed to support innovation with space technology, including;
ESA Technology Broker Network
Space systems are designed to operate reliably for years on end in the most extreme of environments. The resulting technologies are in a class of their own, offering a wealth of opportunities for innovative solutions across sectors. The ESA Technology Broker Network supports businesses and academia to access space technologies for terrestrial applications. STFC has led these activities in the UK since 2009, supporting over 20 successful transfers of space technology with a total value of £10 million.
ESA Business Incubation Centre UK
Utilising space technology can offer ambitious entrepreneurs the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage within their sector. The ESA Business Incubation Centre UK supports start-ups and small companies to accelerate business growth. Located at three sites across the UK at Harwell Campus, Sci-Tech Daresbury and the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh. Companies gain access to the support and funding needed to turn ideas into profitable products and services using space technology, or to develop technologies for use in space.
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If you have any other questions, please send an email to Marketing@sa.catapult.org.uk