Combatting Sea Blindness – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

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Society of Maritime Industries

28-29 Threadneedle Street

London

EC2R 8AY

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Come and learn about the work of the Space Catapult. They help organisations make use of, and benefit from, satellite technologies. They are the glue that connects the MST sector to end users. With the growing use of satellite technology it is important to come and learn about its potential..

The presentation, led by Professor Nicholas Veck, will include:

  • A range of satellite service used by maritime community – remote sensing including weather; global communications; position navigation and timing

  • New technologies and applications relevant to the maritime sector (cost effective small satellites, video from space, improved tracking etc)

  • Cross industry initiatives – knowledge transfer from other industry sectors

  • R&D funding sources


Arrive at 10:30 in order to start presentation at 11:00
This will be followed by lunch from 12:30 to 13:30

Tickets include a sandwich lunch and refreshments


About the Satellite Applications Catapult Ltd

The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent innovation and technology company, created by Innovate UK to drive economic growth through the exploitation of space. They work with businesses of all sizes to realise their potential from space infrastructure and its applications.

Professor Nicholas Veck, Head of the CEO Office at the Satellite Applications Catapult will be running the presentation. For the past 30 years, Nick has played a significant role in the UK’s space sector, including a secondment to the British National Space Centre during the 1990s. Since then, he has chaired the UK Space Foresight Group, where he initiated the Space Foresight Programme, and chaired the UK Industrial Space Committee, raising its profile and rebranding it as UKspace under his leadership.

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Society of Maritime Industries

28-29 Threadneedle Street

London

EC2R 8AY

United Kingdom

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