The Space Placements in INdustry scheme (SPIN) has been designed to provide an introductory link for those considering employment in the space sector and space sector organisations looking to find the most talented and enthusiastic people to ensure the future success of their businesses. The scheme is managed by the Institute for Environmental Analytics at the University of Reading and supported by the Satellite Applications Catapult and the UK Space Agency.
The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) helps businesses get the best out of creativity, ideas and the latest discoveries, to strengthen the UK economy and improve people’s lives.
HIGHTS is a Europe-base research project supported by European Union under the funding scheme "Horizon 2020". Our theme is "Smart, Green and Integrated Transport" and our focus area is Cooperative ITS. The goal of the HIGHTS project is to achieve high precision positioning system with the accuracy of 25cm.
Satellite Applications Catapult
The Satellite Applications Catapult is a government-funded organisation that aims to develop all space-related technologies in the UK. We have partnered with the Satellite Applications Catapult on a number of ESA-funded projects.
Galileo Services Association
Spirent is a member of Galileo Services - an organisation aimed at increasing the impact of Galileo on new technologies. Through this membership Spirent is able to influence and engage in Galileo downstream activities.
The Royal Institute of Navigation, based in the UK, is a learned society whose charitable aims have always been: to unite in one body those interested in navigation; to advance the art, science and practice of navigation; and to promote knowledge in navigation and its associated sciences, including positioning, timing, tracking and conduct of a journey, whether on, in, over or under land, sea, air or space. Spirent is a corporate member of the RIN.
The Institute of Navigation (ION) is a not-for-profit professional organization based in the USA dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT). ION’s international membership is drawn from many sources including professional navigators, engineers, physicists and anyone interested in position-determining systems. Corporate members include corporations, civil and military government agencies, private scientific and technical institutions, universities and training academies, and consulting firms. Spirent is a corporate member of the ION.
UKspace is the trade association of the UK space industry and has been its leading voice for over 30 years. It represents the interests of industry with: the UK government, parliament and national and international stakeholders. Spirent actively participate in UK Space meetings and committees.
Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation
The Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation (RNTF) is a US non-profit educational and scientific organisation. Its mission is to educate users of Positioning, Navigation and Timing solutions as to their vulnerability, and to campaign for sound solutions with improved resilience and robustness. Spirent are also very active in the field of promoting awareness of GNSS vulnerabilities such as jamming, spoofing, atmospheric effects and are active participants in related RNTF activities.