Satellite communications, design and technology specialists, Aetheric Engineering are an independent telecommunications consultancy, established in 1989. Aetheric Engineering offer and are renowned for their flexibility and tailoring of support to the actual needs of each of our clients. We have worked with leading satellite operators and with manufacturers, ensuring we maintain our expertise and experience with leading edge technologies.
We offer advice and support throughout all project phases from feasibility and design studies, through procurement and project management, to installation, commissioning and operation of telecommunications networks, especially satellite communication systems. Our support is available for both civilian and military systems.
Airbus Defence & Space
Our vision: making space a universe of possibilities for everyone
At Airbus, our purpose is to improve life on Earth and beyond through our cutting-edge space technologies. With every technological breakthrough, we bring people closer together, we navigate new frontiers and we discover new and unexplored destinations. And we don't just take innovations to space – our space solutions and projects help solve global challenges on Earth.
But we don’t stop there: we envisage a future where our human economy expands beyond Earth’s orbit and everyone benefits from the value of space. Explore, discover, connect: together, we can make tomorrow more than just another day.
Alden Legal are unique in Europe for our satellite, space and communications law and regulatory expertise.
Alden Legal are thought-leading and trusted legal, regulatory, policy and consultancy experts for the satellite, space, communications and applications industries.
We develop innovative solutions through our unrivalled experience, industry insight and knowledge.
In 2016 Renault created a new entity, Renault Sport Racing, that consolidate all Renault’s motorsport activities. Renault Sport Racing operates across the two Renault sites dedicated to racing activities: Enstone, UK, and Viry–Châtillon, France. As of 2021, Renault Sport Racing is now Alpine Racing Ltd.
We are developing the next generation of ultra-high performance optical communication terminals and technologies.
The uses of space data just keep expanding. Today this includes agriculture, fighting crime (piracy, slavery, illegal fishing and illegal logging), safety at sea, earthquake prediction, weather tracking and forecasting, logistics and flight planning... The list keeps growing. ALL of the applications rely on the underlying data and are limited by the provision of that data. Working to 100x the data downloaded has a highly leveraged positive impact on society.
Blenheim Capital Partners
Blenheim Capital is a provider of offset consulting, advisory and transaction services to governments and corporations around the world.
Blenheim works with its clients to originate, source and structure financing, technology and skills transfer packages which bring economic benefit to strategically important government approved projects through the use of offset liabilities.Blenheim’s core areas of expertise include structured finance offset solutions, structured procurement financing and technology and skills development in relation to national offset and procurement programmes.
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. We are insights-driven and outcomes-based to help accelerate returns on your investments. We have a strong heritage in delivering mission-critical IT systems to support government and commercial space organisations.
Our technology is at the heart of the fight for a sustainable future. As well as helping our clients to get the most value from their space assets, we are also part of The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which leads international efforts to restrict global temperature rises to less than 1.5°C above pre-industrial times. Plus, we’re a founder member of Space4Climate, an organisation chaired by the UKSA that brings together expertise from government, industry and academia about the development of satellites, analysis and exploitation of the data they gather, and the production of quality assured global data and climate services.
Commercial Space Technologies
Since its foundation in 1983, Commercial Space Technologies has been dedicated to providing the space industry with the highest quality of launch brokerage, management and consultancy services, which helps to keep CST partners and customers at the leading edge of their field. The company is engaged in numerous fields of activity, supporting players in both upstream and downstream space markets, service providers in the insurance and legal sectors, space agencies (such as NASA, ESA and UKSA) and even new/aspiring entrants to the industry.
Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult
CSA Catapult was established to help the UK become a global leader in compound semiconductors through collaboration with both large companies, and start-ups to develop and commercialise new applications utilising this technology.
Compound semiconductor devices have the potential to transform the world of technology in the 2020s as radically as the silicon transistor did in the 1960s and 1970s. In the fields of power electronics and radio frequency systems, compound semiconductor devices can enable product manufacturers to achieve dramatic improvements in performance, size, weight, cost and power. In photonics, compound semiconductors provide unique emitter and detector functions to enhance sensor capability.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is a department of the government of the United Kingdom.
Building a stronger, greener future by fighting coronavirus, tackling climate change, unleashing innovation and making the UK a great place to work and do business.
Department for International Trade
The Department for International Trade is a United Kingdom government department responsible for striking and extending trade agreements between the United Kingdom and foreign countries, as well as for encouraging foreign investment and export trade.
Energy Systems Catapult
Energy Systems Catapult was set up to accelerate the transformation of the UK’s energy system and ensure UK businesses and consumers capture the opportunities of clean growth. The Catapult is an independent, not-for-profit centre of excellence that bridges the gap between industry, government, academia and research. We take a whole-systems view of the energy sector, helping us to identify and address innovation priorities and market barriers, in order to decarbonise the energy system at the lowest cost.
City, University of London
Day in, day out, year in and year out, City transforms the lives of around 20,000 students, creates new knowledge, supports business and the professions, and contributes to the global good of society.
Based in the heart of London, close to the Square Mile and Tech City and in the design hub of Clerkenwell, we are proud of our heritage and links with business.
A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting – Durham is a university like no other.
We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.
So, we conduct boundary breaking research which improves lives across the world. We challenge our students and value a wider student experience that fosters participation and leadership at Durham and beyond. Our supportive approach enables our people to achieve extraordinary things. And our loyal and devoted worldwide community, wherever they go, whatever they do, are always Durham inspired.
Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market-leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, financial services, energy & natural resources and life sciences.
Frazer-Nash is a leading systems, engineering and technology company. We help organisations deliver innovative engineering and technology solutions to make lives safe, secure, sustainable, and affordable.
With over 800 employees, we work from a network of eleven UK and four Australian locations. Our people apply their expertise to develop, enhance and protect our clients' critical assets, systems and processes.
We use our skills and talents to ensure a sustainable future for society. Our work helps deliver a safe and secure world, where natural resources are conserved, and clean energy is available to all. And we focus on actions to reduce climate change; supporting rapid and far-reaching transformations in the delivery of energy, security, industry, and transport.
Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government. For more information, visit the UK Research and Innovation website.
We drive productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas, including those from the UK’s world-class research base.
International Electric Company
IECL is an independent, British-based designer and manufacturer of innovative engineering solutions, with focus on wireless power transfer & renewable energy.
Headquartered at Harwell Innovation Centre in Oxford, UK, our team frequently presents around the globe (North America, Europe and Asia) promoting sustainable solutions and introducing our innovative designs, including CASSIOPeiA (patent GB2563574 granted).
Imperial College London
Imperial is a global top ten university with a world-class reputation in science, engineering, business and medicine.
At KBR, we partner with government and industry clients to provide purposeful and comprehensive solutions with an emphasis on efficiency and safety. With a full portfolio of services, proprietary technologies and expertise, our employees are ready to handle projects and missions from planning and design to sustainability and maintenance. Whether at the bottom of the ocean or in outer space, our clients trust us to deliver the impossible on a daily basis.
Precise satellite positioning for space sustainability
We're building the world's first global, commercial satellite laser ranging (SLR) service. Our ultra-high-precision space situational awareness (SSA) products enhance space domain awareness, satellite characterisation, orbit determination and prediction, and attitude monitoring.
We have combined our in-house expertise with commercial and academic partnerships. Collaborating with world-leading academics in the fields of optics and photonics, we are developing an SLR system fit for the NewSpace evolution.
Ensuring safe and sustainable use of space, we're ready to tackle the space safety issues that pose the biggest risks to global space activity.
Magdrive is developing next generation spacecraft propulsion for LEO satellites. The Magdrive delivers a high thrust, with a high and variable specific impulse.
This enables cheaper access to space by improved fuel efficiency, enabling efficient de-orbiting and avoidance, and enabling entirely new business models for satellite operators and manufacturers based on new capabilities.
Manufacturing Technology Centre
The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was established in 2010 as an independent Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry – often referred to as ‘the valley of death’.
It represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and, after four years of planning and a 16 month build, the facility opened at Ansty Park in Coventry at the end of 2011.
In December 2011, there were 16 industrial members, 44 staff and just a few key pieces of equipment in the ‘workshop’.
Over the following seven years the MTC’s rapid growth has seen the expansion of our campus with the construction of three more facilities, including the opening of the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre and the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing.
National Grid lies at the heart of a transforming energy system, spanning the UK and the US.
Their businesses supply gas and electricity, safely, reliably and efficiently to millions of customers and communities. But we also drive change through engineering innovation and by incubating new ideas with the power to revolutionise our industry.
Northern Space and Security Ltd (NORSS)
Northern Space and Security Ltd (NORSS) is an innovative UK based specialist in Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Space Domain Awareness (SDA) and Space Sustainability. Its mission is to empower success through opportunities in outer space supporting the industry and academic use of space and helping governments to rule it. NORSS, began in 2017, and is the only UK company specifically focused on this vision, providing end-to-end Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST), and dedicated to developing the relevant skills and experience to support long term space operations.”
Oxford Space Systems
Oxford Space Systems is one of a small number of new satellite hardware manufacturers and leverages innovations from beyond the space sector. We bring together knowledge of materials science, RF engineering, mechanisms and thermal engineering to make our deployable antennas smaller, lighter and cheaper than traditional designs.
Oxford Space Systems is aiming to become the global leader of deployable antennas for Space, providing effective solutions today for the space based services of the future.
The sky’s no longer the limit. The development of our innovative Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE) is enabling us to go beyond everything that has gone before – from making space and hypersonic travel more efficient and more accessible, to applying our latest breakthroughs to bring a step-change in performance and efficiency to an array of commercial industries. We’re making it possible.
Ruder Finn London is a full-service communications consultancy, working in the UK and internationally with leading businesses and industry associations in healthcare, technology, and life sciences.
Satellite Applications Catapult
The Satellite Applications Catapult is one of a network of UK technology and innovation companies which aim to drive economic growth through the commercialisation of research. Our aim is to support UK industry by accelerating the growth of satellite applications and to contribute to capturing a 10% share of the global space market predicted by 2030.
We are achieving this by exploiting the innovation potential in the UK industrial and academic communities, by being a focal point where small and medium enterprises, large industry and end users can work together with researchers to challenge barriers, explore and develop new ideas, and bring these to commercial reality.
Space Power supplies auxiliary power in-orbit, wirelessly. We use LASERs to enable our customers to operate longer, for less cost – whilst helping to avoid an ecological disaster in-orbit and on the ground. We provide sustainable efficiency.”
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL)
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) is at the forefront of space innovation delivering customisable complete mission solutions for Earth observation, science, communications, navigation, in-orbit debris removal and servicing and exploration beyond Earth infrastructure.
Since 1981, SSTL has built and launched 70 satellites for 20 international customers, as well as providing training and development programmes, consultancy services, and mission studies for ESA, NASA, international governments and commercial customers. SSTL is well known for innovative missions such as the CARBONITE satellites, the NovaSAR S-band radar imaging satellite and the RemoveDEBRIS space debris removal technology demonstrator. Headquartered in Guildford, UK, SSTL is part of Airbus.
Surrey Space Centre
The Surrey Space Centre is a world leading Centre of Excellence in Space Engineering. Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge that leads and underpins the progress of space engineering and its applications in the space sector, and to maintain our leadership in cost effective space engineering. Our primary research focus is on advanced multidisciplinary small satellite and space system engineering techniques for Earth orbit, lunar and interplanetary space missions.
Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales.
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides enabling technologies for industrial growth markets that require advanced technology and high reliability. These markets include aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, deepwater oil and gas exploration and production, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.
Our products include digital imaging sensors, cameras and systems within the visible, infrared and X-ray spectra, monitoring and control instrumentation for marine and environmental applications, harsh environment interconnects, electronic test and measurement equipment, aircraft information management systems, and defense electronics and satellite communication subsystems. We also supply engineered systems for defense, space, environmental and energy applications. We differentiate ourselves from many of our direct competitors by having a customer and company-sponsored applied research center that augments our product development expertise.
Thales Alenia Space
Governments, institutions and companies rely on Thales Alenia Space to design, operate and deliver satellite-based systems that help them position and connect anyone or anything, everywhere, help observe our planet, help optimize the use of our planet's – and our solar system’s – resources. Thales Alenia Space believes in space as humankind’s new horizon, which will enable to build a better, more sustainable life on Earth.
UK Launch Services Limited
UK Launch Services (UKLSL) was founded in 2017 to address gaps in the capabilities and offerings in commercial launch programmes in the UK, Europe and emerging launch states internationally.
With decades of collective experience of working across the entire launch service value chain, UKLSL is a recognised space sector specialist with a focus of assisting states looking to establish native launch capabilities, and enabling potential launch sites, spaceports and launch service providers to create commercially attractive launch service business and operational models.
University of Cambridge
Founded in 1209, The University of Cambridge is a collegiate research university. The mission of the University of Cambridge is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.
University of Southampton
The University of Southampton is a research university in Southampton, England. Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in the U.K., and ranked in the top 100 universities in the world. The university has seven campuses.
University of Strathclyde
The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, it is Glasgow's second-oldest university, having received its royal charter in 1964 as the first technological university in the United Kingdom.
University of Suffolk
The University of Suffolk is all about transformation – transforming individuals, our community, our region and beyond. We have absorbed the best traditions in higher education and aligned them with the modern world of employment and entrepreneurship. We are a distinctive, thriving academic community making a clear and immediate impact. Our purpose is to change lives – of individuals and communities, for the better.
In a world where nothing ever stays the same, we all need to change, evolve, succeed and change again. That’s what we do. Be bold and do the same. Together we achieve more.
University of Surrey
The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success.
Surrey is made up of many talented individuals who make us the great institution that we are proud to be. By working together and connecting with external institutions, businesses and government, it make us even stronger.