Your Business Powered by Space: Launching in West Midlands

Your Business Powered by Space: Launching in West Midlands

Are you an SME or large organisation working in Artificial Intelligence, AR/VR, Digital, Health, Transport, Construction, Utilities, Energy etc?

Could you be leveraging space technology and data for the benefit of your business?

“Your Business Powered by Space” event organised by European Space Agency (ESA) Business Applications (BA) Regional Ambassador for the Midlands and North East England is designed for those companies who may not consider themselves to be in the space sector, but have the potential to use the space assets such as Satellite Navigation, Earth Observation data and Satellite Communications to their commercial advantage.

This event (hosted by Innovation Birmingham) will demystify the rapidly growing space resource and introduce you to the advantages and opportunities for your organisation to grow.

The European Space Agency (ESA) through its Business Applications (BA) programme has launched 5 Regional Ambassador Platforms in the UK to raise awareness and support businesses that are interested in developing services using the above mentioned space assets.

Successful applicants receive:

  • Zero-equity funding (from €60K to €2M+ per activity)
  • A personalised ESA consultant
  • Technical & commercial guidance
  • Access to ESA’s network of partners
  • Credibility of the ESA brand

Please come along to find out how ESA can fund your business to help create new services powered by space and to meet your ESA BA Regional Ambassador for the Midlands and North East England. We will be joined by previous successful applicants from various sectors.

The event will include:

Presentations from businesses highlighting their innovative use of space technology and data.
Panel discussion with potential end users giving an overview of their latest challenges including Connected Places Catapult, Satellite Applications Catapult, Energy Systems Catapult, West Midlands Academic Health Science Network and more.
Networking opportunities with ESA Business Applications, end users and service/solution providers.


12:00 –12:30 – Registration and Light lunch

12:30 – 12:40 – Welcome and Introduction

12:40 – 13:10 – Introduction to European Space Agency Business Applications

13:10 – 13:25 – Introduction to Your European Space Agency Business Applications Regional Ambassador

13:25 – 13:40 – Overview of Innovation Birmingham

13:40 – 15:00 – Real World Examples of successful ESA Business Applications Funded Projects

15:00 – 15:15 – Coffee and Networking

15:15 – 15:55 – Panel Discussion – Challenges and Opportunities in various sectors – Digital, Health, Transport, Energy and more.

15:55 – 16:00 – Wrap Up and Close

Numbers are limited so please book early to avoid missing this important networking opportunity.

Find out more about what ESA Business Applications can do for you by visiting our website

We hope you can make it.

Best Wishes,

European Space Agency Business Applications Regional Ambassador (Midlands and North East England)


Oct 07 2019


12:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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Day 1: Monday


6 Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4BP
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