Space Suppliers Summit Scotland (S³) is a premier international business convention that focuses on the upstream companies and entities working in space manufacturing and exploration.

S³ brings together industry leaders to network and engage in a high-level conference day, as well as workshops and one-to-one business meetings. This supply chain-oriented event is designed to let participants come together to share, collaborate, learn and explore opportunities for business engagement.


Why Scotland?

  • Scotland is home to nearly a fifth of all UK space jobs
  • Plans to have a £4 billion share of the global space market by 2030
  • There are several potential vertical and horizontal spaceport sites across Scotland, including Sutherland Space Hub and the Shetland Space Centre
  • Space Hub Sutherland was granted planning approval by the Highland Council in August 2020
  • Rocket and Satellite launches planned for early 2020s
  • Important regional developments exploring launch activities in support of Scotland’s space ecosystem
  • Scotland will be able to offer full end-to-end capabilities in the small satellite supply chain
  • Industry and technology advancements are supported by world-class academic research from institutions such as the University of Strathclyde and the University of Edinburgh 

Event Program

Day 1

6th February 2024

Space Suppliers Summit Conference

9 AM – 5.30 PM

Networking Reception

5.30 PM – 9 PM

Day 2

7th february 2022

Business Meetings and Workshops

9 AM – 5.30 PM

The Space Suppliers Summit

The Space Suppliers Summit is an International Business Convention featuring a conference and Business Meetings – with a focus on innovative technologies and market developments driving change in demand for Suppliers, Buyers, R&D and technology companies interested in learning more about the future of the upstream space manufacturing sector. Industry coverage includes:

Suppliers & Subcontractors


  • Industry Players
  • Technology & Innovative Solutions
  • Startups
  • Service Providers, Partners & Enablers
  • Education, Research & Development, & Training
  • Institutional Partners

Buyers, End-Users and Contractors


  • Industry OEM, Tier-1 and Contractors
  • Supply Chain, Procurement, and Quality
  • Commodity, Strategic Sourcing
  • Engineering, R&D, Design and Quality
  • Partnership Research
  • New Market Evaluation

Industry Coverage

Satellites & Cubesats

Spacecraft Manufacturers

Launch Vehicles & Subsystems

Material & Component Suppliers

Ground Segment Systems & Equipment

Incubation & Development

Applied Research

Software & IT

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