Funders and Supporters
The Science and Technology Facilities Council is keeping the UK at the forefront of international science and tackling some of the most significant challenges facing society such as meeting our future energy needs, monitoring and understanding climate change, and global security.
Reporting to the Minister of State for Universities and Science, the UK Space Agency is at the heart of UK efforts to explore space, exploit space-based applications and technology and support our academic and industrial communities. Space is an essential part of all our everyday lives and one of the key enablers of the global economy.
Inmarsat has been at the forefront of mobile satellite services for more than 32 years and is the leading provider of global voice, data and IP communications solutions. They deliver mission-critical communications where terrestrial networks don't go or are ineffective.
- talented students studying physics at sixth form and undergraduate level
- undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to become physics teachers
- programmes and projects supporting physical science teaching in primary and secondary schools
Astrium Services' GEO-Information division has become a recognised world leader in the geo-information market, pooling together within a single operational organisation the expertise, capabilities and unmatched access to imagery and services of the former Spot Image and Infoterra.
Logica is a business and technology service company, employing 41,000 people. It provides business consulting, systems integration and outsourcing to clients around the world, including many of Europe's largest businesses. Logica creates value for clients by successfully integrating people, business and technology. It is committed to long term collaboration, applying insight to create innovative answers to clients' business needs.
The Garfield Weston Foundation was established in 1958 by Willard Garfield Weston, a Canadian businessman who arrived in the UK with his family in 1932. He was the creator of Associated British Foods and the Foundation was endowed with the donation of family-owned company shares.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe's gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.