Enabling the public sector to save money, innovate and make more effective policy decisions by using space technology and data

Current Funding Opportunities

SSGP Open Call - Closed

Competition summary: This is an open call for projects under the UK Space Agency’s Space for Smarter Government Programme. In line with UK Space Agency growth targets for the sector, SSGP aims to increase awareness and stimulate uptake space data and satellite-enabled applications and services within the public sector
Competition launch date: 19 December 2017
Competition close date: 1 February 2018
Competition host: UK Space Agency
More information website: http://www.spaceforsmartergovernment.uk/competitions/
Enquiries email: ssgp@ukspaceagency.bis.gsi.gov.uk

Satelife

Competition summary: The UK Space Agency is offering young people expert advice for their ideas of how satellites could improve life on Earth and a share of a £50,000 prize
Competition launch date: 2 January 2018
Competition close date: 25 February 2018
Competition host: UK Space Agency
More information website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/satellife-challenge-how-to-enter-and-other-resources
Enquiries email: applications@ukspaceagency.bis.gsi.gov.uk

GSTP De-Risk Call

Competition summary: The UK Space Agency and ESA have anounced a streamlined ‘de-risk’ format for projects with grants of up to €200,000 to come up with innovative new technology.
Competition launch date: 31 January 2018
Competition close date: 5 March 2018
Competition host: UK Space Agency and ESA
More information website: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-space-agency-announces-new-funding-for-industry
Enquiries email: GSTP@ukspaceagency.bis.gsi.gov.uk