North East space conference highlights future success

The North East’s pivotal role in shaping the future of the UK space industry took centre stage at a recent conference in the region.

Over 200 attendees from around the world gathered for the North East Space Conference, organised by Space North East England.

The event not only showcased the sector’s growth but also highlighted the remarkable work already underway in the region and beyond.

The milestone 10th edition of the conference brought together international experts, academics, and industry leaders driving the space agenda forward. Discussions revolved around evolving opportunities in the region’s space sector and the implications of industry growth for local universities.

Topics discussed included the changing opportunities for the sector in the region, as well as looking at what the growth of the space industry means to local universities.

The conference highlighted the work being done on creating an ecosystem for outer space and outlined the changing business opportunities.

John Bone Chair of North East Space Leadership Group said: “The Space Conference clearly showed the significant progress and collaborative efforts within the UK space industry. The North East is playing an essential role in this development.

“The insights and innovations shared today highlight our region’s contribution to the national space agenda. With the support of our partners and the expertise from academia and industry, we are building a promising future for the space sector here in the North East.”

Get further information. 

North East space conference highlights future success

Sign up to our newsletter

The Drum Business Park newsletter is full of information about what’s happening on the park. Don’t miss out!

Click to subscribe
Drum Business Park - Logo

Whether you are a small business or a multi-national market leader, Drum Business Park is the perfect place to locate and run your business.


  • 03000 261261