The Catapult issues invitations to tender or requests for expressions of interest on this page. This includes opportunities to exploit the R&D we have developed. Click on the links below to see what opportunities are currently available:

Exploiting your Capabilities

Opportunity for SMEs to Exhibit at Engage 2018 

We will be attending Engage 2018 by Digital Globe on 10-11 April 2018, and are looking for innovative SMEs with products/services to showcase cutting-edge developments in the use of satellite data to attend with us.

IOD-1/2/3/4 and IOD-5

The In-Orbit Demonstration (IOD) Programme offers opportunities to develop a bespoke mission to test new commercial satellite products or services.

Licensing the Data Visualisation Platform

We have developed a visualisation platform for the use of urban change detection. We are offering the opportunity to license this software for use in international markets.

Data Access

Open Source Data Processing

We have developed free open source (FOS) code which can help you process large datasets, such as GeoTIFF image files, more quickly and using computers with less powerful processors.

Sentinel Data Access Service (SEDAS) 

The Sentinel Data Access Service (SEDAS) is an online portal enabling end-users to search and download data from Sentinel-1 & Sentinel-2 satellites.


Researchers in Residence

The Catapult Researchers in Residence (RIR) programme is designed to enable leading academics to spend research visits in one or more Catapult centres

Open University PhD Opportunities:

Business Incubation

SpaceTech Incubation with South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications

This SETsquared and South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications incubator is the perfect funded start-up accelerator if you want to create and fast-track a product or business using satellite data and technology.

Scottish Space Incubation Programme

If you are a start-up focused on or linked to the space sector, or have a business idea that uses space data, you could consider applying for the Scottish Space Incubation Programme.


ESA InCubed

The Catapult is looking for entities willing to prime proposals in response to ESA’s release of the InCubed Element APO. We can support on many activities, outlined in the full details of the opportunity.


Marketing Strategy Development Services

The purpose of this contract is to obtain marketing strategy development services for the Catapult’s three new Centres at the Westcott Venture Park near Aylsebury.

Provision of Satellite Platform and/or Launch & Orbit for the In-Orbit Demonstration Mission 5

The purpose of this contract is to obtain a satellite platform and/or launch & orbit for the In-orbit Demonstration Mission 5.

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