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Why ESA BIC Harwell

ESA BIC Harwell provides a unique opportunity to access world class scientific facilities and research including that of the Diamond Light Source and STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) – home to its internationally renowned space science department RAL Space, the world’s most powerful pulsed neutron source ISIS and the Central Laser Facility.
The BIC is also the location of the UK ESA Centre and Satellite Applications Catapult,  which will bring together the best of the British space sector, industry and academia in collaboration with international partners.  

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About ESA BIC Harwell

The ESA Business Incubation Centre in Harwell, UK, started its operations in 2011 and is managed by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).
It is located at Harwell Campus, a world leading science, technology and business campus based in South Oxfordshire with more than 4,500 researchers, engineers and innovators from over 150 high-tech organisations, and a focal point and cluster for the UK’s rapidly growing high-tech space community.

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Act In Space 2018

25 May 2018

The third edition of the ActInSpace hackathon is taking place all over the world, including Harwell, on 25 and 26 May 2018.