Pixalytics is an independent consultancy company specialising in Earth observation. We combine cutting edge scientific knowledge with satellite and airborne data to provide answers to questions about our planet’s resources and behaviour.
Based in Edinburgh Bonaccord is an award winning law firm established to support the scientific community. We help innovative businesses maximise the commercial value of their technologies and are enthusiastic about the potential of the space sector to improve lives on earth. We can help with set up, intellectual property strategy, sourcing finance and all the contracts you need to turn an idea into a business from IP licensing and R&D collaborations to manufacture and distribution. We have close contacts with other specialist lawyers across the world
Founder Patricia Barclay sits on the NE Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence and is active in an international community of lawyers specialising in the space sector.
Orbital Oracle Technologies is currently preparing to develop a completely new CubeSat framework to build a constellation for weather forecasting.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council and the University of Edinburgh have long and proven histories of not only developing revolutionary science and technology but also commercialising it and creating viable businesses. This extensive knowledge and expertise is now made available to ambitious businesses in Scotland thanks to the development of a purpose built facility at the prestigious Royal Observatory Edinburgh.
The Higgs Centre for Innovation brings together world-class research in astronomy and particle physics and the instrumentation expertise that underpins it, with business incubation facilities and laboratories suitable for commercial use. Scientists, engineers and students interact and collaborate to improve our understanding of the Universe and will engage with companies both big and small to drive technological advancement forward.
Global Surface Intelligence (GSI) provides a global resource management platform offering the deepest insights imaginable into forestry, agriculture and changes in land use, delving much deeper into the data than has previously been possible. One of just a handful of specialist surface intelligence providers globally, GSI transforms raw earth observation data into valuable business intelligence used by global brands, governments and partners around the world to make more informed decisions about surface based assets.
Trade in Space develop satellite-activated smart contract solutions. Our tools enable satellites to become autonomous trade brokers and deal-makers; and from a legal stand-point, to act as trusted regulatory auditors.
In November 2018, Trade in Space won the Blue Sky Thinking Fintech Award, supported by The Royal Bank of Scotland, The Times, Dell Technologies and FWB Park-Brown
Alpha Data is a leading global supplier of high performance COTS reconfigurable computer platforms based on Xilinx FPGAs. Alpha Data provides leading edge FPGA based computing solutions to the Data Centre, Communications, Test and Measurement, Defence and Space industries. Alpha Data is currently at the forefront of FPGA data processing in space, offering a development platform for the new Xilinx XQRKU060 Space Grade Ultrascale FPGA.
The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent innovation and technology company, created to foster growth across the economy through the exploitation of space. We offer world-class facilities and expertise that enable the best businesses, researchers and end-users to work together to develop new satellite-based applications, translating ideas from concept to market in an open innovation environment.
If you are a UK SME looking to grow your business using space data or space technologies, then the SPRINT programme could support you to achieve your goals. The SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology (SPRINT) funds SME access to the resources, facilities and expertise of 5 leading UK space universities (Leicester, Surrey, Southampton, the Open University and Edinburgh) to support the development of your space-enabled products and services. Visit us in the exhibition to find out more and see how your business could benefit from SPRINT.
DataPink, is a Young Innovative Company, founded in mid-2017, by Olivier Courtin, expert in GeoSpatial data. We provide solutions and expertise on Advanced Data Analysis, Machine and Deep Learning and so-called AI.
DataPink by design is able to work and collaborate tightly with others companies and labs on commons projects. As a backbone for all our solutions, we use and develop high standards Open Source Softwares.
Astrosat takes data from space and presents it visually to help people understand and improve the planet.
By turning satellite-driven data into easily understandable visuals and combining it with data gathered on earth. Astrosat provides vital, accessible information for a wide variety of projects around the world.
We can use images taken in space to track illegal logging, tackle fuel poverty and improve responses to natural disasters in the areas that need them most. We work with private companies and public bodies with the aim, of using space tech to make the earth a better place.
Spire Global Inc. is a space to cloud data analytics company that utilises proprietary satellite data and algorithms to provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. Spire’s data analytics is backed by a wholly owned and developed constellation of nanosatellites, global ground station network, and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth over 100 times per day. To learn more, visit: www.spire.com
Ecometrica is the global leader in downstream space information solutions. We turn the vast and growing streams of observation data from space, air and land into actionable insights for business, government and society.
Our innovative and intelligent technology distils our technical expertise into simple web-based tools that anyone can understand and use. By bringing together sustainability, environment, risk and business insights with geospatial intelligence and mapping applications, the award-winning Ecometrica Platform allows businesses, governments and organisations to make smarter decisions and build long-term value.
ESA Business Applications offers funding and support to businesses from any sector who intend to use space (satellite navigation, earth observation, satellite telecommunication, space weather, space technologies) to develop new commercial services.
The vision of ESA Business Applications is to improve the lives of people on Earth through Space. The programme responds to user needs in a number of thematic areas including Energy, Transport & Logistics, Maritime & Offshore and Tourism.
The ESA Business Applications UK Ambassador Platform is implemented as a network of five regional Ambassador posts embedded in different host organisations, all active in stimulating space related business development.
European Space Imaging is the leading supplier of very high resolution satellite imagery and derived services to customers in Europe, North Africa and the CIS countries. Established in 2002 and based in Munich, Germany, they have been reliably supplying imagery and supporting EU earth observation programmes controlled by the EU Commission, European Space Agency, FRONTEX, Joint Research Council, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and others for more than 15 years.
Tontine, the business accelerator based in Glasgow’s Merchant City, provides flexible workspace to support high-growth SME companies in the enabling technology, advanced design and manufacturing, and creative economy sectors.
Tontine offers high quality and adaptable desk spaces, secure superfast broadband, copying, printing and scanning facilities, meeting rooms, presentation space and remote conferencing technology as well as receptionist services, kitchen facilities, and break out areas.
Tontine also extends to its members access to a calendar of community events and activities such as iGAP@Tontine – a brand new programme which prepares and equips existing businesses to scale-up.