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Innovation In County Durham

Matching what's needed with what's possible.

Satellite Applications News

The space and satellite market offers substantial and multiple opportunities for your business and you will find all the support you need to grow and thrive in the North East.

Read on below to find out the latest updates.

European space backing for Evince’s revolutionary technology

European space backing for Evince’s revolutionary technology

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

AN INNOVATIVE technology company that could revolutionise the electronics market with its diamond-based electronics devices has won a €200k project with the European Space Agency (ESA) that could transform the way satellites are used in space.

Global opportunity for UK regions as space launch programme prepares for lift-off

Global opportunity for UK regions as space launch programme prepares for lift-off

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

The UK has a unique opportunity be a world leader in a new commercial space age. The North East of England and other regions have a vital role to play in the revolution sweeping the space sector. 

Catherine Johns - Innovation Director, Business Durham

Catherine Johns - Innovation Director, Business Durham

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

We spoke to Catherine Johns, Innovation Director of Business Durham at the 2018 Discover the Possibilities Conference about the benefits of engaging with the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence.

North East ports riding the wave of digital innovation that will bring global benefits

North East ports riding the wave of digital innovation that will bring global benefits

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

North East ports have played an important role in maritime and economic history, so it is very exciting to see them pushing the digital technology frontiers of the future.

Dr. Kavitha Muthu joins North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence as European Space Agency Business Application UK Regional Ambassador

Dr. Kavitha Muthu joins North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence as European Space Agency Business Application UK Regional Ambassador

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

The North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence (CoE), which is operated by Business Durham and based at NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham, has expanded its team by welcoming Dr Kavitha Muthu as European Space Agency (ESA) Business Applications UK Regional Ambassador for the Midlands and North East.

Shaun Whitehead - Scoutek Ltd

Shaun Whitehead - Scoutek Ltd

Tuesday, 08 January 2019

We spoke to Shaun Whitehead, founder of Scoutek Ltd at the 2018 Discover the Possibilities Conference about the benefits of engaging with the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence.

Drones, AI and unmanned boats to be used to improve North East ports

Drones, AI and unmanned boats to be used to improve North East ports

Tuesday, 08 January 2019

Drones, artificial intelligence (AI), and unmanned sea vessels will be used in North East ports in an effort to boost trade and improve the economy.

Al Yong - Super Fly Guys

Al Yong - Super Fly Guys

Tuesday, 18 December 2018
We spoke to Al Yong, founder of Super Fly Guys at the 2018 Discover the Possibilities Conference about the benefits of engaging with the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence.
Stuart Martin CEO Satellite Applications Catapult

Stuart Martin CEO Satellite Applications Catapult

Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Stuart Martin talks about how businesses can benefit from getting involved in the space sector at the "DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES" conference earlier this year.
Graham Turnock CEO UK Space Agency

Graham Turnock CEO UK Space Agency

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Ahead of North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence "Discover the Possibilities": Into the Blue conference on 28th March 2019 we take a look back at this years conference.

North East hosts Czech delegates on European STEPHANIE space project

North East hosts Czech delegates on European STEPHANIE space project

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

A DELEGATION from Prague visited the North East to discuss the use of cutting-edge photonics technology in space, as part of an exchange under the European STEPHANIE project.

New digital technology project that aims to work with North East ports

New digital technology project that aims to work with North East ports

Thursday, 13 December 2018

A NEW programme that aims to pilot smart digital initiatives to boost trade and foster economic growth in North East ports has been launched.

Pushing the frontiers of space technology to change the way we see our world

Pushing the frontiers of space technology to change the way we see our world

Monday, 10 December 2018

Geography Professor Danny Donoghue from Durham University gives his thoughts on how the ecosystem of expertise and knowledge in the North East has the potential to create a world-leading centre for satellite and space.

County Durham joins leading European communities in Urban Air Mobility Initiative

County Durham joins leading European communities in Urban Air Mobility Initiative

Thursday, 06 December 2018

County Durham has joined a network of innovative cities and regions across Europe in an initiative to nurture the development of airborne smart mobility, which includes services such as air taxis and ambulances delivering medical equipment.

SAINTS programme brings powerful space data to Earth

SAINTS programme brings powerful space data to Earth

Thursday, 22 November 2018

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.

Satellites are a vital tool for studying the earth’s surface – but so is a good pair of boots

Satellites are a vital tool for studying the earth’s surface – but so is a good pair of boots

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Professor Peter Clarke, Professor of Geophysical Geodesy & Head of Group (Geomatics) at Newcastle University discusses satellites as a tool for studying the earth’s surface.

Free satellite data to help tackle public sector challenges

Free satellite data to help tackle public sector challenges

Friday, 26 October 2018

Government departments, emergency services and local authorities will receive free access to thousands of high-resolution satellite images of Britain, under plans announced today by Science Minister Sam Gyimah.

Commercial launch of e2E’s innovative communication terminal for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Commercial launch of e2E’s innovative communication terminal for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

e2E Services Limited (e2E), the provider of communications engineering and technical consultancy services to the satellite communications market, has launched a low-cost, low power, compact and lightweight satellite communication terminal, called e2Eaccess UAS-I, for enhancing communications connectivity of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS).

North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence Welcomes Galileo announcement

North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence Welcomes Galileo announcement

Friday, 31 August 2018

A commitment to inject £92 million to study the feasibility of a national alternative to the EU’s Galileo satellite system has been welcomed in the North East.

Lexicon to use Waze data and space tech to plan future cities and help solve global traffic chaos

Lexicon to use Waze data and space tech to plan future cities and help solve global traffic chaos

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Lexicon Science, a developer of new technologies using space data, artificial intelligence and augmented reality, will help reduce congestion on the roads through the use of data from real time crowdsourced navigation app, Waze. 

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