Scottish Space Industry Set to Benefit from a UK Space Agency Grant27th Nov 2020
AstroAgency will receive this grant money as it currently represents the interest of the SSLC (Scottish Space Leadership Council). Why is it the recipient? This company has years of experience as a marketing firm for the space industry across the globe.
As a representative of the SSLC, the agency received a grant from the UK government to set up a spacehub as part of Scotland’s space industry. The funds are an essential part of the UK space industry as it seeks to develop the industry and grow Scottish space interests in the process.
The money will enable this startup company to assist the SSLC in becoming a more formal entity. It shall accomplish this by promoting and connecting the Scottish space business, which is growing in leaps and bounds.
AstroAgency is the Recipient of a Grant on Behalf of the SSCL for Scotland Space Industry
The startup has managed to gain interest, not only in the UK but across the globe. It’s an outstanding achievement given that its founders are some of the best minds in the space industry. Currently, AstroAgency boasts of 12 employees since its inception.
Amanda Solloway, the current UK Minister of Science, expounded more about the significance of this grant. Its greatest accomplishment will be bringing together leaders in different parts of the UK. Not to mention, they get all the tools required to drive their local commercial astronomical businesses.
She also emphasized the UK government’s commitment to make the country a leader in the space race by promoting Scotland’s interests in the space industry. All the innovations from the Scottish space industries will benefit the local and national economies immensely.
History of the SSLC in Regards to Scotland Astronomical Interests
The SSLC looks forward to formalisation, thanks to AstroAgency with this new grant. Set up in 2016, the SSLC has acted as a representative of the Scottish space community’s interests. Since their inception, they have managed to produce much needed results and have proven their ambitious nature.
This organization plays a critical role and it has great support from the local government that sees a bright future ahead in Scotland’s space industry.