Publications in: Space

LEO Satcoms in the NewSpace Era: Key to the Mass Market or Empty Promise?

Subsector:Space
Published:6 February, 2020
Document type:Report

Satellites have long occupied a small niche within the telecommunications ecosystem, but this could change with the arrival of High-Throughput Satellites and mass constellation LEO. Disruptive NewSpace operators pin their hopes on providing mass market broadband to the ‘unconnected’ world, but questions remain over the size of these markets, the cost of user technologies, and […]

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NewSpace: Bringing the New Frontier Closer to Home

Subsector:Space
Published:4 December, 2019
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by Lloyd’s to provide an overview of current and future developments in the space sector. The report provides comprehensive analysis of the upstream sector so that risk managers in companies that are or will be involved in the industry, and all Lloyd’s market stakeholders, can begin to understand the potential impacts […]

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Economic Evaluation of the International Partnership Programme (IPP): Cost Effectiveness Analysis – October 2019

Subsector:Space
Published:8 October, 2019
Document type:Report

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) is a five year, £30 million per year programme run by the UK Space Agency (UKSA). IPP focuses strongly on using the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver sustainable economic or societal benefits to emerging and developing economies around the world. The aim of this study is […]

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Economic Evaluation of the International Partnership Programme (IPP): Economic Return to the UK – October 2019

Subsector:Space
Published:8 October, 2019
Document type:Report

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) is a five year, £30 million per year programme run by the UK Space Agency (UKSA). IPP focuses strongly on using the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver sustainable economic or societal benefits to emerging and developing economies around the world. his report quantifies a secondary objective […]

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Industry 4.0 and the Future of UK Space Manufacturing – July 2019

Subsector:Space
Published:25 July, 2019
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by Innovate UK, the UK’s Innovation Agency, to undertake a study to explore the future opportunities and challenges around adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies in the UK Space Manufacturing sector. The study assists Innovate UK and the UK Government to better understand how UK Space Manufacturing can benefit from, and fit […]

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Denmark’s Economic Vulnerability to a Loss of Satellite-based PNT – March 2019

Subsector:Space
Published:20 March, 2019
Document type:Report

Danish press release Report in English with Danish summary London Economics were commissioned by the Danish Inter-Governmental Space Committee to analyse Denmark’s dependence on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) for Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT). As a modern society, Danish economic agents use GNSS for an increasing number of applications, and the report investigates the […]

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Analysis of the Value of Positioning Services in Denmark – March 2019

Subsector:Space
Published:20 March, 2019
Document type:Report

Danish press release Danish report The Danish Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency commissioned London Economics to analyse the value of positioning services to Danish society. The report primarily covers Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs) that have emerged as a standard technology for positioning across the globe but does not omit the alternatives. Expected developments […]

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Study to Assess the Future Potential Market and Value-chain of Space Resources Utilisation (SRU) – December 2018

Subsector:Space
Published: December, 2018
Document type:Report

As part of a consortium of companies from four European countries, London Economics estimated the socio-economic benefits of space resource utilisation for the Luxembourg Government through ESA. Considering fuel, water for life support and materials for equipment and infrastructure, the potential benefits of space resource utilisation is counted in the tens of billions. The full […]

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Value of Satellite-derived Earth Observation Capabilities to the UK Government Today and by 2020 – July 2018

Subsector:Space
Published:26 July, 2018
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by Innovate UK to evidence the current and near-term potential value of satellite-derived Earth Observation (EO) capabilities to the UK government for civil and domestic purposes. The subsequent value to industry as a supplier of EO data and applications to UK government is also investigated. Using a combination of desk-based research […]

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Economic Evaluation of the Space for Smarter Government Programme (SSGP)

Subsector:Space
Published: March, 2018
Document type:Report

This study assesses the economic impact of the UK Space Agency’s Space for Smarter Government Programme (SSGP) on industry (as contract recipients) and government (as end users). Potential benefits to public sector amount to over £40 million per annum, including operational cost savings (£27.8 million), exceptional cost avoidance (£9.2 million) and catalytic benefits (£4.1 million). […]

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