The Scottish Space Cluster – May 2020

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Sector: Space
Client: Scottish Enterprise
Published: 20 May, 2020
Document type: LE publication | Report 
Tagged: market studies qualitative analysis quantitative analysis Scotland Space UK

Scottish Enterprise commissioned London Economics to identify the size, capabilities, strengths, opportunities, potential growth and trends of the Scottish Space industry.

Overall, the size of the Scottish Space industry is estimated at £254m in 2017/18, suggesting 12% per annum growth in real terms since 2012/13. This income supports Gross Value Added of £880m and 8,000 employees.

The results of the qualitative assessment of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats are provided in the report.

This analysis provides an evidence base for Scottish Enterprise and other stakeholders to develop a competitive and market-leading cluster, particularly in the context of NewSpace.

The executive summary and summary infographic are available to download at the links above.