The largest space cluster in the UK

The Space South Central Cluster is a collaborative initiative aimed at fostering growth, innovation, and collaboration within the space industry in the South Central region of the UK, which includes Surrey and surrounding areas. This cluster brings together various stakeholders from academia, industry, and government to create a dynamic ecosystem that supports space-related activities and technological advancements

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The Surrey Space Centre

The Surrey Space Centre is the largest UK academic centre for space engineering research and a leading institution in the field of space science and technology, known for its research excellence, innovative projects, and strong industry collaborations. By providing high-quality education and training, the SSC plays a crucial role in developing the next generation of space professionals and advancing the frontiers of space exploration and technology.

The Surrey Space Centre

Surrey Satellite Technology LTD

Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) has established itself as a pioneer and leader in the small satellite industry. With a legacy of innovation, a commitment to cost-effective solutions, and a track record of successful missions, SSTL continues to drive advancements in satellite technology. The company’s contributions to Earth observation, communications, navigation, and space science have had a significant impact on the global space industry, making space more accessible and beneficial to a wide range of users.

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd

Surrey Space Centre lands £400k UK Space Agency award to boost space-related enterprise in Surrey

Space scientists and engineers at the University of Surrey have won funding from the UK Space Agency which will help boost the space industry in Surrey. Surrey Space Centre’s SpaceCraft proposal, supported by the Space South Central regional programme, will offer training, recruit dedicated space engineers, and provide technical facilities for enterprises to develop and trial space-related technology. In addition to funding SpaceCraft, the UK Space Agency has also awarded £300k to fund key positions at Space South Central, ensuring the cluster keeps the region at the forefront of UK space research, skills and industry. Organisations in the region have contributed an additional £1.3m across both funding initiatives making the total combined programme £2m. This will have an enormous impact on catalysing future growth.

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Space South Central Cluster

e cluster offers support to businesses within the space sector, including access to funding, mentorship, and business development services. This helps start-ups and SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) grow and succeed in the competitive space industry.

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Surrey Is Proudly Home To

BAE Systems

Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL)

Surrey Space Centre

Kellogg Brown Root




Clutch Space Systems

Sirius Insight

NSSL Global

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