The Opportunity for Australia

The Global Space industry is growing at a rate of 9.5% compared to the global economy of 2.5%.  It is expected tor each more than $1 trillion in the next few years. 

The SmartSat CRC will tackle three major challenges:

  1. Lack of universal digital connectivity; 
  2. Fragmented space ecosystem; 
  3. Technology-limited earth observation. 

The Key areas of industry focus are: 

  • Agriculture and farming
  • Mining and natural resources
  • Defence & Security
  • Transport & Logistics

Why the SmartSat CRC?

  • Central to the Australian Space Agency’s goals
  • Supporting defence and national security
  • Building cohesive critical mass
  • Building sovereign space capability
  • Inspiring the next generation of space scientists and engineers.