grant opportunity

£100,000 grants available for space robotics technology

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The UK Space Agency is inviting proposals for space technology research and development projects to further the UK’s ability to exploit the opportunities offered by the UK’s participation in the European Space Agency’s Exploration programme between 2020-22.

Up to £100,000 is available to support selected projects.

The call, funded by the UK Space Agency’s National Space Technology Programme (NSTP) in collaboration with the UK Space Agency’s Exploration and Robotics Programme, aims to develop the capability of the UK space sector in technology.

The areas it’s particularly interested in include robotic and human exploration of low earth orbit, the moon and Mars.

The deadline for proposals is 16:00, 20 September 2019. Further details can be found at the Government website.