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UK Space Agency

Saleh Ahmed Assistant Director, UK Space Agency

UK Space Agency

The UK Space Agency is an executive agency of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and is at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space.

The UK Space Agency was launched officially on 23 March 2010 and became an executive agency of BIS on 1 April 2011. The Agency is responsible for all strategic decisions on the UK civil space programme and provides a clear, single voice for UK space ambitions.

• • • • • • The UK Space Agency: co-ordinates UK civil space activity; supports academic research; nurtures the UK space industry; raises the profile of UK space activities at home and abroad; works to increase understanding of space and its practical benefits; and inspires our next generation of UK scientists and engineers.

An evolving UK space sector

Framework for strategic engagement with Space for Growth  Industry led strategy to grow the sector over 20 years (‘Space IGS’) – The Space Agency  Goal to win 10% of £400B global market by 2030  Technology Strategy Board  Establishment of an ESA presence in the UK  Creation of the International Space Innovation Centre at Harwell ISIC  Satellite Applications Catapult Centre  National Centre for Earth Observation NCEO

Growth: the key to the UK Space sector

8,000 7,000 6,000 5,000 4,000 3,000 2,924

Upstream Downstream

3,464 3,790 4,110 4,374 4,541 4,839 5,307 5,962 6,581 7,043 2,000

840 877 995 930 950

1,000

565 548 620 603 785 803

0 1999/00 2000/01 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10e 9% growth per annum for a decade

Source: The Size and Health of the UK Space Industry’ (November 2010), Oxford Economics

Global space economy forecast to be $375 billion per annum by 2019

Source: Andrew Davies, Sunwynd Ltd, for IGS Mid Life Update Summer 2011

Purpose of UK Space Agency

• • Ensures that the UK retains and grows a strategic space capability in: • • • • • manufacturing & systems services technologies applications science Acts to sustain the: • • economic growth scientific excellence • societal benefits of the UK civil space sector.

Policy and Programme Priorities

• Telecoms and navigation • National space policy • New applications • European for Government and business space policy • Global partnerships • Exploit investment in Galileo • Technology • Education, Skills & Outreach • ESA exploration & science missions • robotic exploration for science , technology and inspiration • UK in a global framework • Commercial exploitation and deliver policy from EO data & analysis • Exploit Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES)

FP 7 - 6

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Call

• Announced in July, deadline 21 November • Linking research and innovation, bridging to Horizon 2020 • €126m budget

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Call content

(1) GMES

– (€59m) • • • • Climate change Downstream service stimulation Remote sensing methods Integration of satcomms and satnav with space-based observing systems

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Call Content

(2)

Space Foundations ( €51m)

• • space science and exploration data exploitation Earth-analogue research • • Critical technologies for non-dependence reducing the vulnerability of assets – Space-weather – in-orbit collisions avoidance (3)

Cross-cutting ( €16m)

– “Spin-out” of space technologies – Cooperation with third countries (China, Ukraine)

UK Space Agency [email protected]

http://www.bis.gov.uk/ukspaceagency