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ESA provides a business boost for Space Park Leicester

Space Park Leicester has been selected as a new centre to offer the successful business incubation programme for start-ups in the UK, run by the European Space Agency (ESA). The European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC UK) supports innovative start-up businesses using space technologies or

£500,000 awarded to create new Deep Space Centre

A new centre dedicated to the exploration of deep space is to be built at the Space Park Leicester site, after the Wolfson Foundation awarded a £500,000 grant towards the project. The new Wolfson Deep Space Centre will foster collaboration between business and universities to develop

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Groundbreaking ceremony for Space Park Leicester

Leicester took its first steps into the future of the space industry and research today as work began at the £100 million Space Park Leicester, with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by the Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP. Opening in 2021, Space Park Leicester will create an exciting

SMEs to benefit from new space tech accelerator

Space Park Leicester has been awarded a grant of just over two million pounds from the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership’s (LLEP) European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to match the University of Leicester’s investment of just over £2.4m to establish the Space Technology Applications from Research (STAR)

Bowmer + Kirkland appointed as constructors of Space Park Leicester

The University of Leicester is delighted to announce Bowmer + Kirkland (B+K) have been appointed to construct Phase 1 of Space Park Leicester. Space Park Leicester is currently being developed by the University of Leicester in collaboration with local, national and international partners, and will provide

Omnidea Ltd lands at Space Park Leicester

Omnidea Group has announced that its UK subsidiary – Omnidea Ltd – has established in Leicester. Currently at the Innovation Hub of the University of Leicester, Omnidea Ltd is expected to be the first tenant at the new Space Park currently under development. Omnidea Ltd are bringing basic research and

Satellite Applications Catapult delivers METEOR to Space Park Leicester

The Satellite Applications Catapult has announced that it will grow its presence in the East Midlands, supporting the Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology and Earth Observation Centre (METEOR) at Space Park Leicester over the next five years. Since its inception, the Catapult has recognised and supported the growth of the burgeoning space

Space Park Leicester receives £13.75 million meteoric boost from Government

The University of Leicester is delighted to announce that its new Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology and Earth Observation Research Centre (METEOR) has received nearly £14 million in funding through Round 6 of Research England’s flagship capital investment scheme, the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF). This