Welcome to the UK Space Sector

The United Kingdom is a dynamic ‘end-to-end’ space nation with a secured global status as a science and technology superpower. Operating within a stable commercial environment, it offers investors a variety of fantastic opportunities across numerous industries – from small satellite manufacturing to strategically positioned spaceports, cutting-edge scientific missions, impactful applications leveraging space data, and more. All of these opportunities nurture the growth of new businesses and take advantage of the country’s state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities, as well as its world-class workforce.

Your window into a world of space opportunities

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A collaborative environment of 1,600+ space organisations

Full value-chain capability: satellites, launch, ground stations and data analysis

Proactive support from a range of public stakeholders

Access to public and private funding and investment

State-of-the-art shared infrastructure and facilities

Access to world-class academic research and skills

Cross-sectoral collaboration opportunities with adjacent sectors

Vibrant space activity across the UK: from the southern tip to the northern islands

Explore the UK's Space Capabilities

Get in touch!

Feel free to use the Investor Launchpad to connect directly to a UK space cluster that matches your inward investment requirements. You can find links to their respective websites via our UK Cluster Directory interactive map.

Please click on ‘Get Tailored Support’ and fill in the short form if you would like tailored support from the UK Department for Business & Trade and/or a UK Space Cluster to facilitate your journey to invest and collaborate in the UK space ecosystem. We will direct your enquiry to the relevant stakeholders to best meet your inward investment needs.