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Ignite Pitch Competition representatives
March 10, 2023

Congratulations Lúnasa Space and Oshen

Two ESA BIC UK companies come out on top! The well attended Ignite Pitch Launchpad competition, hosted alongside UK Space Agency and Anchored In was a huge success at Ignite…

Headshot of Amin Chabi stood in front of a Lunasa sign
December 19, 2022

Four ESA BIC UK companies awarded funding from the UK Space Agency

Image: Amin Chabi, Founder and CEO, Lunasa Space. Credit: Lunasa Space We’re thrilled to share that four ESA BIC UK companies have been awarded funding from the UK Space Agency’s…

September 8, 2022

£100 million raised by space tech start-ups

[Image credit: Smart Green Shipping] UK start-ups at the European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre United Kingdom (ESA BIC UK) have raised over £100 million in equity investment collectively. Part…

Satellite and planet
May 6, 2022

BLOG: How to take your space start-up to the next level

It takes a lot to be truly innovative these days, especially if you want to break into one of the UK’s fastest growing sectors, the dynamic, commercial “new space” industry.…

November 11, 2021

Graphene stops satellites from getting too hot or cold

SmartIR is developing technology that will enable satellites to regulate their temperature. A UK start-up is using graphene technology to transform how satellites in orbit regulate their temperature. Space is…

August 13, 2021

STFC celebrates support for 100th space tech start-up

Skyfarer is developing the UK’s first autonomous drone delivery network for vital medical supplies. The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is celebrating the 100th UK company to join the…

August 10, 2021

Shipping industry reduces carbon emissions with space technology

A UK start-up is using satellite data to develop technology that will help the shipping industry reduce its CO2 emissions. 90% of everything we consume is moved by sea. As…

Satellite and planet
June 8, 2021

Satellite technology takes urban planning to a new level

A UK start-up is using satellite technology to transform how local authorities plan for regeneration projects. A pioneering north-west start-up is using satellite technology to transform the use and application…