Leicester is set to launch its very own Space City, the UK’s definitive cluster for space research, production, manufacture and development.
Space City comprises of the science and innovation hub, Space Park Leicester, and the flexible working space and high-tech business incubator facilities at Dock and Dock 2. The workspace will be expanded to include Dock 3 innovation workspace and newer industrial and business incubator facilities at Abbey Court, making it one of the largest and most connected Enterprise Zones for space-related activities in the UK.
Space City is also open to non-space related businesses in the knowledge economy, those working towards decarbonisation, innovative start-ups and established businesses looking for space to grow.
The launch event is scheduled to take place at the National Space Centre on Tuesday, 14th March, 2023, from 8:00 am till 10:00 am. Attendees will enjoy a networking breakfast, which will be followed by speeches from Leicester City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby, National Government representatives, the University of Leicester, and several businesses that have set up in Space City.
The event will provide an insight into the plans to make Leicester a vital part of the UK’s Space Spine, which will further establish the city as a leading location for the research and development of space and space-related technologies.
Interested parties are requested to RSVP using the link provided: Book Now for Space City Leicester Launch Event
The official launch of Space City Leicester is an exciting development for the city, positioning it as a hub of innovation and technology, bringing new business opportunities and creating jobs for the region.