On this page we will post space opportunities in the Yorkshire region. This will include internships, job advertisements, events, workshops, funding streams and opportunities for businesses to Spin In, Spark New, Scale Up.

Seraphim Space Camp/SPRINT Research Commercialisation Workshop

2nd September 2021

To develop entrepreneurial researchers on their research commercialisation journeys, SPRINT has teamed up with Seraphim Space Camp Accelerator to host a research commercialisation workshop open to research academics, early-career/post-doc researchers and PhD students at UK universities.

Satuccino with Satellite Application Catapult

First Wednesday of the month at 2.30pm

Satuccino is a monthly networking event run by Satellite Applications Catapult for Catapult-engaged individuals or organisations who use satellite technology or data. Attendees have the opportunity to hear updates, and to network with others, from across the Satuccino network.

SENSE Earth Observation CDT: Project Call

Deadline: 19 September 2021

The SENSE Earth Observation CDT are announcing a call for PhD project proposals in the final round of SENSE recruitment for studentships beginning in October 2022. Primary supervisors must be based at University of Leeds, University of Edinburgh, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and/or National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

ESA Business Incubation Centres

Supporting entrepreneurs with space based business ideas

ESA can help entrepreneurs with support such as up to two years business incubation at an ESA BIC, €50K funding for product and IP development, up to 80 hours of technical support and more. Yorkshire’s Regional Ambassador is Paul Bhatia.

Help To Grow

Supporting businesses with skills, customer reach and profits

Two complementary programmes to help boost businesses, developed by HM Government – Help To Grow: Management and Help To Grow: Digital.

UK Space Agency Leo Programme

Six-month bespoke, one-to-one accelerator programme beginning 20 September 2021

The UK Space Energy are looking for 20 high-growth, high potential businesses for their application-only Leo Programme. The programme focuses on building competitive, productive, sustainable business models, with intensive entrepreneurial mindset and behaviours workshops, and 1:1 access to a range of academics and industry specialists.

Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) Open Call for Innovation

Deadline for Cycle 3: 20 October 2021

The Open Call is a funding for DASA to find proposals addressing challenges faced by government stakeholders. Bidders can present their ideas to defence and security stakeholders at any time. Competitions for Cycle 3, 4 and 5 remain open.