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Get training and support for your downstream space business

Plus business coaching and discounted office space

Does your start-up idea or business use downstream space-based technologies such as position, navigation, timing, imaging or sensing?

Would you like access to discounted office space and free business training, coaching, advice and guidance on developing your product or service and getting it to market?

In collaboration with the UK Space Agency, we’re offering 6 downstream space businesses all this and more on the Space 2 Accelerate incubation programme.

What you get

If your application is successful, you’ll get:

Who can apply?

To apply, your idea or business needs to be in the downstream space sector in an area such as navigation, timing, imaging or sensing.

Downstream space sectors

  • road navigation
  • telematics
  • timing and synchronisation
  • surveying and construction
  • precision agriculture
  • commercial satellite
  • navigation receivers
  • rail systems
  • disaster recovery
  • business continuity
  • international aid
  • telemedicine
  • aircraft passenger Wi-Fi
  • oil and gas exploration
  • earth observation (metrology etc)
  • military communications
  • environmental protection
  • border control
  • mapping
  • digital image processing

How to apply

Apply now by emailing We'll then send you a link to an online tool to assess your suitability for the programme.

The deadline for applications is 30 November 2018.

If you successful, you'll need to take up your discounted full desk membership at the University's Innovation Centre when you start the programme.


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