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Business Zone Sponsor - Northumbria University - North East Space Skills and Technology Centre (NESST

The North East Space Skills and Technology Centre (NESST) at Northumbria University is a pioneering initiative aimed at propelling the UK to the forefront of the global space economy. With a substantial investment of £50 million, NESST is set to become a national space asset, fostering collaboration between industry and academia.

The centre will focus on cutting-edge space research and technological developments, particularly in optical satellite communications, space weather, and space-based energy. It also aims to provide specialized education and training to cultivate a highly skilled workforce for the UK’s future space sector needs.

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