11-12 September 2024

SEC Glasgow


Wednesday 11 September

10:20 - 11:10   |   Keynote Theatre

Empowering Growth and Enhancing Support Mechanisms for Space Sector SMEs

This session will explore how SMEs can utilise innovation, existing policies and trade strategies to boost its space sector, particularly focusing on support mechanisms within this industry.  It will gather the diverse stakeholders from the industry to identifying practical solutions to common challenges faced by SMEs in scaling up, such as accessing capital, navigating government procurement processes, and leveraging technological advancements. The discussion will cover economic, technological, financial, and policy-related aspects of SME growth in the space sector.

See speaker profiles

Joanna Hart

Space Partnership

Dr Paul Bate

UK Space Agency

Dr Hina Khan

Space Scotland