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techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow.

More than 850 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ more than 500,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of techUK members are small and medium sized businesses.

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ADS is the premier trade organisation for all companies operating in the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors. Farnborough International Limited (FIL), which runs the Farnborough International Airshow, is a wholly owned subsidiary. ADS also encompasses the British Aviation Group (BAG).

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Satellite Finance Network

UKspace works collaboratively with the Satellite Finance Network (SFN) to provide its members with advice and support on regulatory issues, exporting and mechanisms to finance growth and further investment within the satellite and space industry.

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Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

The Knowledge Transfer Network’s Space team can help you or your business with funding, expertise and connecting with innovators from other sectors.

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UK Space Agency

The UK Space Agency is at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space, with responsibility for all strategic decisions on the UK civil space programme and for providing a clear, single voice for UK space ambitions.

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Innovate UK

Innovate UK (formerly called Technology Strategy Board) is the UK’s innovation agency. It offers support and funding to help business develop new products and services, and brings them closer to market.

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Satellite Applications Catapult

The Satellite Applications Catapult has been established as a new type of independent innovation and technology company, created to foster growth across the economy through the exploration of space.

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Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. It also helps overseas companies locate and grow in the UK.

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UK Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence Space Directorate, which is responsible for Defence Space policy, strategy and cross-government and international coordination, works alongside UK Space Command – a Joint Command staffed from the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force and the Civil Service. UK Space Command officially formed on 1 April 2021.

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European Space Agency

The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe's gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.

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Women in Aerospace Europe

Women in Aerospace Europe (WIA-E) is dedicated to increasing the leadership capabilities and visibility of women in the aerospace community. It acknowledges and promotes innovative individuals who strive to advance the aerospace industry as a whole. The UK Local Group was founded in 2016 and organises regular events focusing on de-mystifying unconscious bias, networking/mentoring and creating a network of experts.

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Space Unit at Policy Exchange

The Policy Exchange's mission is to champion a comprehensive development of UK “space power” as a critical component of the UK national interest in the 21st century. Its goal is to help lift Britain’s space ambitions to the next level, and help build a strong, exciting vision for UK in space that can be taken up by Government and Parliament in the years ahead.

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