We are delighted to announce that the Seraphim Space Accelerator, part of Seraphim, has entered into a partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA).
ESA has long recognised the need for startups and the pivotal role they play in the space ecosystem. The multi-year partnership between the Seraphim Space Accelerator and the ESA will work alongside ESA’s ScaleUp programme, launched last year, to help uncover the most exciting early-stage companies in Europe. Through our space accelerator, we will be providing market-leading insight and expertise as a global space investment group, supporting the programme delivery with workshops, mentoring and panel sessions in front of venture capital targets. With the aim of enabling the identification and support of European space startups, and providing access to the £8bn (and rising!) Space Venture Capital market.
Rob Desborough, Managing Partner and CEO at Seraphim Space Accelerator, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with the European Space Agency and share its vision to help grow Europe into a global leader within the space sector. The Seraphim Space Accelerator has a track record of providing the right expertise and leadership to help companies to achieve their growth potential. Together with the ESA, we can help European space enterprise scale at pace and help solve some of the most pressing issues across the climate, communications, mobility and cyber security industries.”
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“These partnerships are vital to developing the UK’s space capabilities and maximise commercial opportunities for Britain’s fast-growing space sector.” George Freeman, Minister of State for Science, Innovation and Technology.