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The UK - Australia Space Bridge  





The UK Department for International Trade and UK Space Agency, in partnership with Austrade and Australian Space Agency, signed the UK-Australia Space Bridge Framework Arrangement on 23rd February 2021. Please see here for the press release and here for details of the Framework Arrangement. This world-first initiative will unlock improved access to trade, investment and academic research opportunities, better advice to businesses and innovative bilateral collaborations.


Research Projects Open Call

SmartSat CRC, the UK Science and Innovation Network and Satellite Applications Catapult are seeking proposals for research projects that align to the mutual benefits of the UK and Australia, and create collaboration through the Space Bridge. 

To found out more and to apply, see here. The deadline for applications is Monday 30th August 2021.


UK and Australia Space Roadshows

We have hosted a series of webinars focused on the space sectors of the UK Devolved Nations and English regions, and Australia's States and Territories. Each webinar was led by local representatives from each region, providing an overview of the local space sector strategy, support mechanisms, areas of capability and comparative strengths.

The Australian webinar series ran from 19th May until 30th June 2021. Watch the recordings here.

The UK webinar series ran from 15th June until 27th July 2021. Links to recordings are available below.




Tuesday 15th June 2021


Recording on MS Teams

Tuesday 22nd June 2021


Recording on MS Teams

Tuesday 29th June 2021

Northern Ireland

Recording on MS Teams

Tuesday 6th July 2021

England - South East

Recording on MS Teams

Tuesday 13th July 2021

England - Midlands

Recording on MS Teams

Tuesday 20th July 2021

England - North

Recording on MS Teams

Tuesday 27th July 2021

England - South West

Recording on MS Teams