Publications in: Aerospace

Satellite Technologies in UK Agriculture – November 2015

Subsector:Downstream Terrestrial Applications
Published: November, 2015
Document type:Report

A Pathfinder study funded under the National Space Technology Programme (NSTP) The need for sustainable, efficient and cost-effective methods of farming has never been more pressing. As the global population continues to rise, the challenge to meet global food demands in a sustainable manner is becoming increasingly important. At the same time, farmers are being […]

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Google Lunar XPRIZE Market Study 2014: Media Summary – August 2015

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: August, 2015
Document type:Report

This follow‐on study completed by London Economics on behalf of the XPRIZE Foundation builds on the insights developed through the Google Lunar XPRIZE Market Study 2013, digging deeper into the consolidated quantitative market demand and opportunity valuations, providing an updated, improved and more in‐depth analysis of the market opportunities addressable by teams competing in the […]

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UK Space Conference 2015: ‘The Space Value-chain Explained’

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 23 July, 2015
Document type:Presentation

Liverpool, Tuesday 14th July – Greg Sadlier, Head of the Space team at London Economics, presented on ‘The space value-chain explained’ during the Opportunities for Business session at the UK Space Conference 2015. The slides introduce the definitions, value chain and some key findings of our report ‘The Case for Space 2015’, which was launched […]

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The Case for Space 2015 – July 2015

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 14 July, 2015
Document type:Report

The UK space industry’s annual value grew to £11.8 billion in 2012-13, having grown at an average compound rate of 8.6% year-on-year since 2008-09, with a productivity some 3 times the UK average, according to The Case for Space 2015 report produced by London Economics and launched 14th July at the UK Space Conference. The […]

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Media Coverage: ‘The Case for Space 2015’ – July 2015

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 23 July, 2015
Document type:

FT Video: UK space start-ups take off Jul 17, 2015: Peggy Hollinger looks at the booming UK space industry and meets companies making the next generation of propulsion engines and satellites. http://video.ft.com/4360019278001/UK-space-start-ups-take-off/Companies   FT: UK eager to claim its share at the final frontier Jul 17, 2015: Peggy Hollinger, Industry Editor http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/cfc0c360-2c1a-11e5-acfb-cbd2e1c81cca.html#axzz3gipoAvId   FT: UK […]

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Survey of UK Farmers on Their Use of Satellite-enabled Agri-tech – June 2015

Subsector:Downstream Terrestrial Applications
Published: 10 June, 2015
Document type:Survey

London Economics, in collaboration with the Satellite Applications Catapult, has launched a survey of UK farmers on their use of certain types of technology on their farms, specifically satellite-enabled technologies. This survey will inform ongoing research that seeks to identify ways to facilitate the adoption of these technologies which can make farming more efficient, improve crop yield, and reduce […]

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GSA GNSS Market Report 2015 (Issue 4) – March 2015

Subsector:Downstream Terrestrial Applications
Published: 25 March, 2015
Document type:Report

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has published the fourth Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSS) Market Report. This fourth issue of the GSA’s annual report on the global GNSS market is based on an advanced forecasting model (the Market Monitoring and Forecasting Tool) developed and implemented by London Economics, in collaboration with our partners (Helios, VVA, […]

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Finance and Commercial ‘NewSpace’ Opportunities: A Potential Role for London in Bridging the Gap – November 2014

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 21 November, 2014
Document type:Presentation

Reinventing Space is an annual conference that has been taking place since 2001, dedicated to the responsive space sector. The British Interplanetary Society (BIS) organised this year’s conference in The Royal Society, London – the 12th edition and the first time that Reinventing Space has been held outside of the United States. The theme of […]

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The Size & Health of the UK Space Industry 2014 – October 2014

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 09 October, 2014
Document type:Report

Since 1992, the UK Space Agency has been periodically surveying the UK space sector, and places a great deal of emphasis on the results of this study as a measure of industry performance. The UK Space Agency contracted London Economics to conduct the 2014 edition, covering the years 2011/12 and 2012/13. The objectives of the […]

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2014 Survey of the Size and Health of the UK Space Industry – April 2014

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 23 April, 2014
Document type:

London Economics have been selected to undertake the 2014 study of the Size and Health of the UK Space Industry on behalf of the UK Space Agency. An introductory letter from the Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency is available via the link above. All organisations active in the UK who supply, or make […]

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