UK Space Conference 2011 Sponsors
Monday 04 - Tuesday 05 July 2011, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL
UK Space Conference 2011 sponsorship packages (PDF 239kB).
Platinum Sponsor: UK Space Agency
The UK Space Agency is at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space. It is responsible for all strategic decisions on the UK civil space programme and provides a clear, single voice for UK space ambitions.
Second only to the USA in space science, the UK's thriving space sector contributes £7.5bn a year to the UK economy, directly employs 24,900 and supports a further 60,000 jobs across a variety of industries.
Gold Sponsor: ABSL Space Products
ABSL Space Products, owned by Enersys, is based in Oxfordshire in the UK and with a smaller office in Colorado, USA. ABSL designs, develops, manufactures and tests a range of space hardware products for launch vehicles, spacecraft, instruments and rovers. These include primary lithium batteries, secondary lithium-ion batteries, radiometric calibration systems, LIDAR instrument technologies and deployable mechanisms for equipment such as antennas. These products serve science, earth observation and commercial markets such as telecoms.
ABSL is recognised as the world leader in lithium-ion batteries for space, having over 70 successful launches to date.
ABSL's radiometric calibration systems (used in european earth observation satellites) are considered as industry leading having contributed to significant instruments such as AATSR aboard Envisat and IASI aboard METOP.
Gold Sponsor: Astrium Ltd
Astrium, a wholly owned subsidiary of EADS, is the number one company in Europe for space technologies. In 2010, it had a turnover of €5 billion and over15,000 employees in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain and the Netherlands. Its three main areas of activity are: launchers and orbital infrastructure, spacecraft and ground segment and satellite services, providing secure and commercial communications networks, services and equipment, and geo-information and navigation products and services worldwide.
EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2010, the Group – comprising Airbus, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter – generated revenues of € 45.8 billion and employed a workforce of nearly 122,000.
Gold Sponsor: Logica
Gold Sponsor: National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is a world leading National Measurement Institute for the physical sciences committed to using the science of measurement to help drive innovation, support industry and improve the quality of life. With over 100 years' of experience developing industrially relevant science and technology, NPL uses measurement to underpin confidence across government, business and society to help enhance economic performance and quality of life.
Gold Sponsor: Reaction Engines Ltd (REL)
Reaction Engines Ltd (REL) designs and develops advanced space transport and propulsion systems. REL is both expert and experienced in space transportation generally, and in the engines for reusable space launchers specifically. By applying a combination of established physical principles and innovative engineering design, we intend to develop a range of products that will enable the commercial exploitation of space.
Gold Sponsor: VEGA Space
VEGA is a leading name in the European Space sector, working with Space agencies, satellite operators and manufacturers worldwide. We support the full programme lifecycle to ensure that the design, development and operation of Space missions meet the programme goals.
VEGA employs nearly 400 highly qualified staff in the Space domain, working worldwide, from our companies in the UK, Germany, France and Spain. We have a first-class reputation for innovation and pragmatism, providing consulting and engineering services and developing technology solutions to help guarantee the success of our clients' Space programmes.
Gold Sponsor: SSBV
SSBV is a technology driven organisation, active in the domains of: (aero)Space, Remote Sensing & Monitoring, Defence & Security and High-Tech Systems.
Based on in-house technology, engineering skills and long-lasting partnerships, SSBV is able to provide System, subsystem and unit/product level solutions for Ground and Space based applications.
Since its incorporation as Satellite Services B.V. in 1985, the company has evolved from a small engineering company into a group of companies operating from a number of countries.
Conference Sponsor: Avanti
Avanti Communications sells satellite broadband services to telecoms companies which use them to supply residential, enterprise and institutional users. Avanti's first satellite, called HYLAS 1, launched on 26 November 2010 and is the first superfast broadband satellite launched in Europe. Avanti's second satellite called HYLAS 2 is fully funded and will launch in Q2 2012. It will extend Avanti's coverage to Africa and the Middle East. HYLAS 3 is currently in design.
The demand for 2Mb satellite broadband products in the markets served by Avanti is estimated at more than 100 million households.
Conference Sponsor: Qioptiq
Qioptiq Space Technology is a specialist manufacturer of radiation stable micro-sheet cover glass for the space industry. With a dedicated glass melter housed in our facilities in the United Kingdom, we can offer you a fully integrated manufacturing capability. Furthermore, our advanced research and development continue to keep us on the leading edge of space technology.
Lunch and Coffee break sponsor:
SEA is a UK company based in the South West of England and is well integrated into the region's aerospace, defence and electronics community. SEA operates principally in the aerospace, defence and transport markets and is one of the three companies in the AIM-listed Cohort plc group. We have equipment operating on platforms at all levels from submarines to space.
Samtech UK Ltd is a regional office of SAMTECH, headquartered in Angleur-Liège, Belgium, a leading provider of Computer Aided Engineering software. Founded in 1986, SAMTECH develops and markets the Finite Element Analysis code SAMCEF, the Multi-Disciplinary Optimization platform BOSS quattro and the Model Based Engineering Framework CAESAM. SAMCEF is an industrial general-purpose FEA software for Linear and Non-Linear Structure Analysis, Thermal Analysis and Mechanisms Structural Dynamics. These core engineering software tools answer to a wide range of industrial needs from the preliminary phases of design to the most advanced verification analyses. The software technology of SAMTECH has an unsurpassed reputation for its quality and reliability that is due to its ASD origin. It has been adopted by many major companies across all engineering disciplines as an integral part of their design process.
SAMTECH is certified to ISO9001 quality standards and operates through a network of subsidiaries and representatives in key locations around the world. SAMTECH has offices throughout Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK), Asia (China, Hong Kong and Japan) and North America (Kansas) for technical support, sales and services.
For more information on Samtech UK please visit http://www.uk.samtech.com
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