The UKSA are responsible for all strategic decisions on the UK civil space programme and provide a clear, single voice for UK space ambitions. UK Space Agency is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
SUN aim to enhance the quality of learning and teaching by providing support and resources to the higher education space science and engineering community. We wish to help create a skilled workforce of graduates who can meet the challenges of future space exploration.
The National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO) is a distributed NERC centre of over 100 scientists from UK universities and research organisations. NCEO provides the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council with national capability in Earth observation science – monitoring the health of our planet through satellite instruments and more – with world-class capability in interpreting these data.
Innovate UK works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy. They drive growth by working with companies to de-risk, enable and support innovation.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
EPSRC invests in world-leading research and postgraduate training across the engineering and physical sciences. Their research builds the knowledge and skills base needed to address scientific and technological challenges and provides a platform for future UK prosperity by contributing to a healthy, connected, resilient, productive nation.
RAL Space is an integral part of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and is the space hub for UK Research and Innovation, supporting its mission to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish.
UKspace is the UK space trade association which represents the UK space industry to government and other key stakeholders nationally and internationally. As a government priority sector, it has never been a better time to be a member of UKspace and a key and valued part of the UK space community.
NERC - the Natural Environment Research Council - is the UK's leading public funder of environmental science. Investing £330 million each year in cutting-edge research, postgraduate training and innovation in universities and research centres.
SPRINT is the SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology, a unique partnership of top UK space universities, industry, government agencies and the investment community dedicated to supporting the growth of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in the UK though the commercial exploitation of space data and technologies.
Utilising space technology can offer ambitious entrepreneurs the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage within their sector. In partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA), STFC provides the support and funding that start-up companies need to turn their ideas into profitable products and services using space technology, or to develop technologies for use in space.