UK-Australia Space Bridge Project Call
UK/Australia Space Bridge Open Call for Project Proposals
SmartSat CRC, the UK Science and Innovation Network and Satellite Applications Catapult are seeking proposals for research projects that align to the mutual benefits of the UK and Australia and create collaboration through the Space Bridge. These preliminary phase projects, aim to create and foster partnerships across academia and industry in both the UK and Australia and could ultimately lead to bigger collaborative research projects that grow industry capacity, provide an innovative end-product or capability, and build upon the respective space ecosystems of each country to mutual benefit.
For this phase, there are four priority areas for research proposals:
- Earth Observation and Climate Resilience;
- Agriculture and Land Management from Space;
- Enabling Connectivity and Innovative Space Communications; and
- Quantum Technologies for Space.
It is expected that four projects will be funded in this round. These projects are to be groundwork research to be completed by 30 June 2022, with a cash request not to exceed AUD$100,000 (~GBP50,000). The outcome will be final project deliverables and a report which identifies potential follow-on tasks (noting that follow-on funding will be pursued separately and is not guaranteed).
Download the application document