South West Space Innovation Event


TIME: 9:30 am — 3:00 pm
VENUE: Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab, Met Office HPC Complex, Upper Richardson, Exeter Science Park, Exeter, EX5 2FS
PRESENTED BY: University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is delighted to invite you to our regional ‘Space Innovation’ event, at the Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab, on Wednesday 23 January 2019.

This networking event will give businesses, individuals and academia an excellent opportunity to:

  • Engage with the rapidly growing UK Space Industry
  • Gain valuable insights on key topics around Space
  • Find out more about diverse Space-related challenges & funding opportunities
  • Develop space-related capabilities
  • Foster project consortia and bid proposals
  • Help to nurture a regional space community

Inspirational Keynote Speakers include:

  • Miles Carden – Director, Spaceport Cornwall
  • Ian Jones – Chief Executive, Goonhilly Earth Station
  • Donna Lyndsay – Regional Ambassador, European Space Agency
  • Andy Bennett – KTN Manager for Space, Innovate UK KTN
  • Maria Kalama & Josie Gough – Innovate UK
  • Daniel Smith – Director of Business Development, Skyrora
  • Mark McCaughrean – Senior Advisor for Science & Exploration, European Space Agency (TBC)

Key Funders

  • European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Innovate UK (IUK) & Industrial Strategy Challenge Funds
  • Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)
  • Satellite Applications Catapult
  • SETsquared
  • UK Space Agency (UKSA)

Outline Agenda

  • 09.30 – Arrival, registration and coffee reception
  • 10.00 – Upstream challenges and opportunities (Design, Materials, Manufacturing, Electronics & Systems)
  • 12.30 – Networking buffet lunch
  • 13.30 – Downstream challenges and opportunities (Data, AI, Communication, Location and Navigation)
  • 15:00 – Close

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