UKspace SME Forum Event



10 Saint Bride Street


12/10/2017 - 2:30 pm


12/10/2017 - 5:30 pm

We’re sponsoring and attending the UKspace SME Forum Space Sector Update, a great opportunity to learn more about the Space Growth Partnership progress. This event is specifically for SMEs to hear about the recent work UKspace has been active in.


2:30 – 2:45pm – Introductions and Welcome

Jane Ford – SME Forum lead, UKspace

Julian McGougan – Head of Technology, techUK.

2:45 – 3:00pm – Space Regulation Affecting SMEs 

Joanne Wheeler – Partner, Bird & Bird and Co-chair, Satellite Finance Network

3:00 – 3:20pm – Sector Deal, Space Growth Partnership, Space Industry Bill 

Bob Waters – Head of Industrial Strategy, UK Space Agency

3:20 – 3:35pm – – BREXIT and the implications for the space sector 

Paul Flanagan – Secretary General, UKspace

3:35 – 3:45pm – Break

3:50 – 4:10pm – Satellite Applications Catapult SME update 

Sam Adlen – Head of Business Innovation, Satellite Applications Catapult

4:10 – 4:35 – Finance for SMEs 

Rob Spurrett – Space Growth Partnership, Access to Finance/Cherry Space Ltd and

Yan Moulary, London Business Angels

Rob Desborough – Porfolio Direcotr, Seraphim Capital

4:35 – 4:45pm – Short Feedback Session

4:45 – 5:30pm – Wine and Cheese Networking Session

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