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February 2, 2024

ESA Contract success for Lunasa Space

Congratulations to Lunasa Space, who, on the 6 January 2024, signed a €611k contract with the European Space Agency (ESA).    Lunasa Space are a UK-based space-tech startup, founded by Amin…

December 12, 2023

An Introduction to ESA Business Incubation Centre UK’s new Programmes Manager – Carl Savage

I recently joined the ESA Business Incubation Centre UK as Programmes Manager, so I thought that I would share a few words for my connections new and old to find…

November 27, 2023

ESA BIC UK incubatees come out on top at Airbus Innovation Day

The Airbus Defence and Space Innovation Day was recently hosted at STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, based on Harwell Science and Innovation Campus. The day consisted of Harwell residents, startups and…

November 7, 2023

UK start-up to develop tech for pharma factory in space

BioOrbit is investigating the potential to manufacture cancer drugs in space. An ESA BIC UK start-up is developing technology to build a pharmaceuticals factory in space that could help improve…

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October 20, 2023

Celebrating £200 million raised by space tech start-ups

Our UK start-ups have now raised more than £200 million in equity investment collectively. New statistics also confirm that, in addition to this, start-ups at the ESA BIC UK: sustain…

July 11, 2023

Welcome to ESA BIC UK: Extend Robotics

We recently welcomed Extend Robotics to the ESA BIC UK programme at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus. We asked Azmat Hossain, Business Development Director, a few questions to find…

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June 28, 2023

Celebrating the success of the ESA BIC UK

On Wednesday 14 June 2023, we were joined by our ESA BIC UK community including start-ups, past and present, for a special black-tie celebration at the stunning Oxford University Museum…

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June 12, 2023

Kita nominated for prestigious Earthshot Prize

Congratulations to Space Park Leicester ESA BIC UK incubatee, Kita, who have been nominated for an Earthshot Prize. Kita has been nominated for the Fix Our Climate category by Purpose…

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June 1, 2023

Agtelligence growing from strength to strength

Agtelligence have received UK Space Agency funding to develop their innovative climate service project ‘FarmScore’, exploring Earth Observation for land management and biodiversity. The funding comes from the UK Space…

From left to right: SuperSharp chief science officer Ian Parry, chief technology officer George Hawker, and CEO Marco Gomez-Jenkins, with Satlantis CEO Juan Tomas Hernani and business development manager Ignacio Mares. Credit: Satlantis
May 3, 2023

SuperSharp Space Systems Ltd enters strategic alliance with Satlantis Microsats S.A

A huge congratulations to SuperSharp Space Systems Ltd., who have entered a strategic alliance with Satlantis Microsats S.A., the largest European provider of high-resolution optical payloads for small satellites. Super-Sharp…