23rd January, 2019

On Wednesday, 23 January 2019, the Impact Lab office plays host to the University of Exeter's regional 'Space Innovation' event. Free tickets are available through Eventbrite.

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
  •     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