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 […]

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RHEA Group is the first tenant moves into new co-working space at NETPark
RHEA Group is the first tenant moves into new co-working space at NETPark

An international engineering and solutions company in the cybersecurity and space sectors is the first tenant at a new co-working space at the North East Technology Park (NETPark). RHEA Group has opened a new office at the Satellite Applications Catapult CO-SPACE at NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham, to join the region’s growing space sector. The […]

Newcastle-based Space Group launches innovative new PropTech platform
Newcastle-based Space Group launches innovative new PropTech platform, Twinview
Newcastle-based Space Group launches innovative new PropTech platform, Twinview

Newcastle-based Space Group, specialists in design and technology, has launched Twinview, a brand new, digital platform designed to change the way buildings are managed and perform, helping to make them safer and more energy-efficient.  The platform has been four years from research and development to go-live. Having launched just a few weeks ago Twinview is […]

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 […]

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County Durham innovation project is launched to support firms scale up in the space industry
County Durham innovation project is launched to support firms scale up in the space industry

A new, five year innovation project is being launched at the North East Technology Park (NETPark) to help companies tapping into the space industry scale up faster.  The innovation project named STEPHANIE is being delivered by Business Durham and will support companies tapping into the thriving space industry scale up faster as they take their cutting edge products to market. STEPHANIE, is […]

Funding for Satellite Catapult, Durham - Satellite Applications
Funding to extend space programme in the North East
Funding to extend space programme in the North East

A CENTRE which helps North East businesses tap into the billion pound space sector has won an extension to its programme after successfully supporting new businesses and job creation. The North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence, based at the North East Technology Park (NETPark), in Sedgefield, County Durham, has won funding to extend the […]