Opportunities

Opportunities

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.


For industry:

Finding next-gen space tech: DASA launches the Space to Innovate Campaign

Deadline: 4th Aug

The “Alpha challenge drop” in the Space to Innovate Campaign is now open for proposals! This challenge drop focuses on two challenges:
· Challenge 1: Visualisation tools to enable space operators to exploit information gathered from multiple data sources
·       Challenge 2: Novel methods for characterising objects in space and their intent


Royal Society ECR Placement – Emerging Technologies Team (inc. Perspective on Space)

Deadline: 5th Aug

The Royal Society is looking for an early career researcher to complete a placement of up to six months, working on and supporting policy projects within their emerging technologies team.

National Space Technology Programme – Grants for Exploratory Ideas

Deadline: 12 August 2021

An announcement of opportunity for grants for exploratory ideas from the UK Space Agency’s National Space Technology Programme (NSTP).


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.


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.