UK Space Sector

By Bethan Lauder


Consultation Event - 8 August 2019

Preparing for Space 2019+

On Thursday 8th August 2019, Airbus Endeavr attended a workshop organised by the UK Space Agency - an executive Agency of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. 

The workshop provided an overview of the European Space Agency (ESA) Space 19+ programme proposals, current UK investment strategy and discussion on UK priorities and considered a range of topics and areas of interest including:

  • How can ESA funding best support UK space sector and industry growth?

  • Which ESA programmes should be prioritised going into 2020 and beyond?

  • How can you help ESA build the case for investment at Space 19+ later this year?

The workshop also considered the quantitative (jobs, economic benefit etc) and qualitative (case studies etc) benefits gained or to delivered a range of topics and areas of interest .Space Growth Partnership objectives and delivery Building the case for the NSP National Space Programme

The afternoon session will therefore bring the audience up to speed with the latest developments in the Space Growth Partnership and set out how you can help us build the case for a National Space Programme bid this year.


Background

The UK is a founding member of the European Space Agency (ESA) which is a powerful driver of growth for our thriving space sector. Today, the ESA is one of the four largest contributors to ESA, giving the UK a strong voice in the European space community.

In December 2016, the UK showed its continued commitment to the ESA by investing €1.44 billion to ESA programmes. The agency plans to sustain this investment at the next ESA Ministerial Council, called ‘Space19+’, which will be held in November 2019.

ESA Ministerial Councils bring together ESA’s Member States and observers every two to three years to decide on new proposals and funding for ESA’s next years of work. These new proposals include optional programmes of work and our contributions to ESA programmes. The intent has always been for the new programme to be in addition to Space 19+. The SGP will obviously need to build a particularly strong case for an additional programme and set out how this will further UK economic and social objectives.


Published: Thursday, 8 August 2019

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