SPRINT - SPace Research & Innovation Network for Technology
Lead higher education institution (HEI): University of Leicester
HEI partners: The Open University and the University of Edinburgh, University of Southampton and University of Surrey
SPRINT is a space sector focused SME high growth programme, engaging 400 businesses and supporting 150 over 3 years, delivering GVA and jobs in support of the UK Space Sector Growth Strategy. SPRINT enables SMEs to access the HE knowledge base and resources and interact with other support structures such as the UK Space Agency, Satellite Applications Catapult and regional SME growth projects. In addition, SPRINT can facilitate the commercial deal flow to investors - optimising the scale up of businesses who are enabled by space data and technology.