The Department for International Trade has launched its first ever space exports campaign with a focus on the US and Indian markets.
UK businesses are being encouraged to look in all directions to take advantage of globalisation and boost sales – West to the US, South to Australia, East to Asia and North to Scandinavia. But we shouldn’t forget to look upwards.
Increasingly becoming the case that businesses are effectively being “born global” – in other words, operating in several countries from minute one. This business providing space missions is no exception.
Elon Musk has long championed our relocation to Mars. He is of the belief that there are two paths for mankind, “one of which is to stay on Earth and experience inevitable extinction.” The alternative is to become a multi-planetary species.
Real Business spoke with Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton about the firm’s starting origins, space and manufacturing.
Entrepreneurs whose aim it is to start a business this year should invest plenty of time in the planning phase in order to research the pros and cons of not just their product or service, but of the town they choose to set up in to counteract any hurdles.
Space may be seen by many as the final frontier, but advertisers have been leveraging its influence for decades. We took a look at some of the brands that participated in the "space race".
OneWeb – which aims to bring about global satellite internet – recently announced a $500m series A round with investors including the Coca-Cola Company, Airbus Group and Hughes Network Systems.
PhD graduates from University of Sheffield, Alex Baker and Chris Rose, have launched a a galactic enterprise that will send personalised packages into space, with each mission to be filmed.
At half the age of the automotive and aerospace industry, and at only a 6.5 per cent share, Britain's space sector is still relatively modest. However, due to its unusual success in times of crisis, the sector has piqued the interest of George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Studies suggest that the modern workforce is increasingly looking for a lifestyle rather than simply a pay cheque. With that in mind, here are three ideas that business owners should consider, all of which can make a real difference to their employees.
UK Space, the executive agency in charge of Britain's space programme, has said it would like to grow annual sales from the space sector to £25bn by 2030.