Innovation Opportunities

Connected Rural Communities Kick-Start Call

Various opening dates available from the 19th March 2020 onwards.

Webinar briefings on the 27th February and the 10th March 2020.




ESA BIC UK application

Closing Date: 3rd April 2020

Utilising space technology can offer ambitious entrepreneurs the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage within their sector. Each year the ESA BIC UK accepts start-up companies on a one-to two-year programme from a multitude of sectors including agriculture, digital technology, energy and healthcare.


ActInSpace Event

24th to 25th April 2020

Tackle ActInSpace’s challenges and unleash your entrepreneurial potential! ActInSpace┬« is an international innovation contest inspiring young women and men worldwide to meet challenges based on space technologies, data, patents and infrastructures to launch start-ups into all areas of our daily lives. Designed for students but open to everyone, the objective is to foster entrepreneurship, encourage start-up creation and promote the use of space technologies and space acquired data to change citizen’s lives, to boost employment and to protect our planet.

ActInSpace UK