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Next dates:

Programme 1: 6 & 7 June 2019, NETPark Durham

  • application deadline: 27 May 2019

Programme 2: 27 & 28 June 2019, Exeter Science Park



Hear from other entrepreneurs who have gone on to raise significant investment

Hone your pitch in front of a panel of investors and expert mentors

Receive valuable feedback to shape your proposition from the speed mentoring session

Build a detailed picture of your potential customers and prospects


About the Workshop

This fully-funded, two-day programme is designed for innovative businesses and entrepreneurs using satellite-derived data and space-related technology.

It focuses on the essential elements of starting a business such as getting to problem/solution fit, identifying the market opportunity and mapping out your customers.

It will arm you with an executive summary, a pitch deck, a business model and a basic financial plan. Hands-on and interactive, this programme is delivered in partnership with the UK Space Agency.

Information for Programme 1

What’s more, for the top three pitches as judged at the end of the session, the winning companies will receive seven-week intern support from Durham University students, and 3 hours of professional business support services from each of Bonaccord Legal ServicesHarlands Accountants and specialist space and satellite applications organisation Concision. Please read the terms and conditions related to these prizes here.


UK Space Agency


Unsure if this programme is for you?

Find out how previous participants found the Satellite Data & Space Tech Entrepreneur’s Programme. Get a snap shot of the businesses they are developing and what elements of the programme were particularly useful to them.

Who should apply?

From environmental monitoring, agriculture and farming through to oil and gas, tourism and emergency services planning – the use of satellite data is transforming many industries.

You may not think of yourself as space tech company but if you are developing a new product or service which uses any kind of satellite data, 5G, GPS, radar, earth observation and tracking or launch technologies then this programme is for you.

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The programme provided us with the tools required to build a solid business model, understand our customers’ needs and identify competitors. It gave us the opportunity to stress test our product and think about the long-term viability of the business

Steve Owens, Co-Founder, Beinn Bikes

“The mentoring I received on this programme was excellent. I was lucky enough to work with Vincenzo Roberti, a highly experienced serial entrepreneur. He shared his incredibly inspiring story of having floated and successfully exited from several businesses.”

Al Yong, Founder, Superfly Guys

Programme  1: Durham 6 & 7 June 2019
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Programme 2: Exeter 27 & 28 June 2019
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We will allocate fully-funded places based on the strength of the business case put forward in your application and we will be in touch if you’ve been successful.

Satellite Data & Space-Tech Programme Form

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  • University of Bristol
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Surrey