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Minister for Science witnesses world leading innovation at Westcott Space Cluster

The Westcott Space Cluster welcomed the Minister for Science, Research and Innovation, Andrew Griffith MP on 27 March, to witness the incredible innovative work being done around space propulsion, satellites, drone technology and comms at the Westcott Venture Park and Enterprise Zone.  Following an invite from Buckingham MP Greg [...]

2024-04-16T15:19:37+01:0016th April, 2024|Latest News, News|

Westcott business joins the space race

Business is taking off for thriving heating and engineering company Optec Group after it joined a special networking platform. Optec is now signed up to the Space Cluster group which holds monthly meetings for firms based at Westcott Venture Park. While many of firms are focused on rocket engineering [...]

2024-02-28T14:59:16+00:0028th February, 2024|Latest News, News|

Statement on UK Space Agency funding at Westcott

“The UK Space Agencies announcement of a further £2m investment into the In-Orbit Servicing and Manufacturing facilities within the Westcott Space Cluster is excellent news and a clear endorsement of the vital role both Westcott and the UK are looking to play in improving sustainability in satellite usage and [...]

2024-02-09T14:29:56+00:009th February, 2024|Latest News, News|

SPIN programme aims to bridge the skills gap

Satellite Applications Catapult (SAC) showcased the Space Placements in Industry (SPIN) programme at the Westcott Engage networking event, attended by Westcott Space Cluster businesses. The main aim of this initiative is to address the skills gap within the UK Space sector. The UK Space Agency (UKSA) has reported that [...]

2024-02-09T17:09:11+00:008th February, 2024|Latest News, News|

European Astrotech soaring into the new year

European Astrotech (EAL), a company specialising in engineering, technical, and advisory support to the space propulsion industry, is poised for a remarkable year of business. The company concluded 2023 on a high note with the successful SARah 2 and 3 launch campaign. The spacecrafts underwent successful pressure testing and [...]

2024-01-17T14:48:24+00:0017th January, 2024|Latest News, News|

Lunaz to double workforce at Silverstone Park

Lunaz has announced plans to double its workforce at its Silverstone Park HQ from 175 to 350 people by the middle of 2025. Founder David Lorenz made the announcement during a visit to the company’s industrial premises by Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer. “Known as one of the UK’s fastest [...]

2024-01-11T10:03:20+00:0011th January, 2024|Latest News, News|

Illuminating the skies of drone innovation

Drone Navigation Software developers Flare Bright, based in the Westcott Space Cluster at Westcott Venture Park, has been making waves in the industry with its ground breaking innovations. The company's remarkable growth and success have caught the attention of the Government, which recently published an article highlighting Flare Bright's [...]

2024-01-03T09:29:37+00:003rd January, 2024|Latest News, News|

Soaring demand sees rocket specialist take off at new site

Rapid expansion at a long-established business specialising in spacecraft rocket engine and propulsion systems manufacturing and testing has prompted a move to state-of-the-art premises. Nammo has continued to be based at Westcott Venture Park but relocated to a new UK HQ at Building 6040 within the Buckinghamshire Local Enterprise Zone. [...]

2023-12-18T16:39:00+00:0018th December, 2023|Latest News, News|
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