North East space sector jobs take off
North East space sector jobs take off
North East space sector jobs take off

A new report by the UK Space Agency has highlighted that the North East’s thriving space sector has led to a jobs boost in the region. The recent ‘Size and Health of the UK Space Industry’ report revealed the number of people employed in the space sector in the North East is up 12% to over 1,000. […]

County Durham space company receives UK Space Agency innovation funding
County Durham space company receives UK Space Agency innovation funding
County Durham space company receives UK Space Agency innovation funding

ISOCOM LIMITED, a County Durham optoelectronic component manufacturer, is working with Northumbria University to develop the world’s first commercially available laser-based satellite communication system via the National Space Innovation Programme. Peterlee-based ISOCOM is a leader in the the design, manufacture, and testing of high-quality optoelectronic and microelectronic components for the space, defence and aerospace industries. The […]

SAINTS programme brings powerful space data to earth
SAINTS programme brings powerful space data to earth
SAINTS programme brings powerful space data to earth

Innovative businesses in the North East are at the forefront of a new programme to capitalise on insightful data from satellites and earth based sensors and use it to tackle major problems facing businesses, governments and communities. SAINTS – Situational Awareness Information National Technology Service – will bring together experts from business, universities and the […]

Dynamic North East companies leading the way in space race
Dynamic North East companies leading the way in space race
Dynamic North East companies leading the way in space race

The dynamism and drive of North East businesses is what sets them apart from other UK companies working within the space sector, according to a national space industry leader. Stuart Martin, CEO of the Satellite Applications Catapult, was one of several speakers from across the UK who was in Durham today (March 22) for the […]

North East space companies to shape the communities of the future
North East space companies to shape the communities of the future
North East space companies to shape the communities of the future

Around 200 delegates will visit the region’s headline space conference and exhibition, to hear how they can play a part in using ‘big data’ collected from satellites to develop radical new ways to tackle the complex challenges facing our cities and communities. The third annual North East Satellite Applications Annual Conference and Exhibition, entitled ‘Satellites […]