News & Events

Below you will find our latest news and announcements, as well as a list of the industry events we shall be attending and speaking at. If you would like more information on anything here or would like to arrange a meeting, get in touch on our Contact page.

10 SCOTTISH SPACE TECH COMPANIES TO WATCH

We have been listed number one on a list of “Scotland’s up and coming space tech companies”. Click on the link below to read more and see the wonderful company we are in.

“”Space, the final frontier” a famous Star Trek Captain once said…although the Captain was not Scottish, his trusty engineer “Scotty” would have appreciated the lengths Scottish companies are going to help us reach and breach that frontier. These same companies could help your business too.”

https://www.sdi.co.uk/news-features/news-and-feature-articles/scottish-space-tech-companies-to-watch

Spaceman captures Scotland from above | Press and Journal

PRESS RELEASE: CRAFT PROSPECT WILL LEAD A CONSORTIUM TO EXPLORE CUBESAT AUGMENTED QUANTUM KEY DISTRIBUTION SERVICES

Photo by Richard Gatley on Unsplash

Craft Prospect Ltd. has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) to explore space-based quantum key distribution services. This work will provide critical inputs to a planned future mission codenamed ROKS for launch in 2022. Cybersecurity services delivered by a QKD enabled CubeSat, will provide new opportunities for next generation cybersecurity technology deployed in space. Click below to read more:

https://www.quantaneo.com/CRAFT-PROSPECT-will-lead-a-Consortium-to-Explore-CubeSat-Augmented-Quantum-Key-Distribution-Services_a552.html

GRADUATION FROM HIGGS BUSINESS INCUBATION CENTRE

Craft Prospect graduates from the Higgs Business Incubation centre!!

Congratulations to Craft Prospect, which is the first company to graduate from the Higgs Business Incubation Centre at the UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Edinburgh.

Craft Prospect joined in 2018 as a fledging team of 3 with a prototype and a vision. They graduate as a team of 15 with a saleable AI-enabled technology for satellite missions, commercial contracts with the European Space Agency – ESA, and their own space mission too. To read more about our time, click below:

https://stfc.ukri.org/news-events-and-publications/whats-happening/new-space-start-up-craft-prospect-graduates-from-business-incubation-programme-at-the-higgs-centre-for-innovation/

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Space Quantum Cybersecurity Webinar

Craft Prospect in collaboration with Qureca and Barrier Networks conducted the second webinar of the series themed “Space Quantum Cybersecurity” led by Dr Sonali Mohapatra. The panelists included Steve Greenland, CEO and managing director, Craft Prospect, Denise Ruffner, Chief Business Officer at CQC, Rob Campbell, Med Cybersecurity and Ian McGowan, Managing Director, Barrier Networks. Catch the recording here:

Onboard Data Autonomy

Craft Prospect R&D Project

Our deep-learning based cloud detection payload allows identification of clouds and other features from space, without the need to transmit imagery down to Earth.

Quantum Tech Space Webinar Series

Webinar organized by Craft Prospect in collaboration with QURECA and moderated by Martina Lofqvist from our partners at AstroAgency!

The expert panelists included Thomas JenneweinBettina HeimDouglas McNeilEamonn Murphy, and Mamatha Maheshwarappa and during the call, they covered a range of quantum technologies and space missions!

 

Born to Engineer

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

Steve previously worked as an Industrial Fellow at Clyde Space and University of Strathclyde initiating NANOBED concept 2014-2017.

UKube-1

UK Space Agency

Our team was integral to the first UKSA nanosatellite, UKube-1, which successfully completed its mission in 2015.