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UK Space Agency: Glyndwr Innovation Prize

UK Space Agency: Glyndwr Innovation Prize Smallspark Space Systems has been awarded the UK Space Agency Glyndwr Innovations Prize by The OpTIC Centre in North Wales, along with £10,000 funding to further develop its business.  The award acts as a major validator for the companies long term vision of Reigniting UK Space and bringing the capability to launch from UK shores. The company, now 3 months old, founded by Cardiff University Graduate

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Smallspark wins big at the Wales Startup Awards

Smallspark wins big at the Wales Startup Awards Smallspark Space Systems has won big at this year’s Wales Startup Awards, leaving with Graduate Startup of the Year, less than 1 year since its founding.    (Text from BusinessNewsWales) Smallspark Space Systems, recent winners at Wales Startup Awards, is the Start-Up aiming for orbit. Established in 2018, Smallspark Space Systems was inspired by CEO Joseph Ward’s boyhood dreams of being an Astronaut. Seeing

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Smallspark Space Systems TIE London 2020 Runner Up

Smallspark Space Systems TIE London 2020 Runner Up Smallspark Space Systems was today the runner up at the TIE London 2020 investment event, hosted at the prestigious Lansdowne Club in Central London.   Smallspark founders Joseph Ward and Roderic Van Hoof we’re runner’s up in the event, pitching both Smallsparks Software and Hardware ventures to a series of highly experienced judges. The company lost the 1st place spot to Untied

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Smallspark Awarded Funding From ERDF for Prototype Engine

Smallspark Awarded Funding From ERDF for Prototype Engine Smallspark Space Systems, working with the Westcott Business Incubation Centre has been awarded funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to develop a prototype of its next-generation rocket engine. The goal of Smallspark Space Systems is to reignite UK space through the development of low-cost, rapid to manufacture rocket engines that can be developed with the manufacturing capabilities already present within

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Smallspark receives £100,000 SPRINT funding to develop AI for Aerospace with partner The University of Southampton

Smallspark receives £100,000 SPRINT funding to develop AI for Aerospace with partner The University of Southampton Cardiff-based Smallspark Space Systems has signed up to the national SPRINT business support programme to access funding for a major project that will develop new software to improve the performance of its aerostructures and propulsion systems. The project will enable Smallspark to collaborate with SPRINT partner, the University of Southampton, to use artificial intelligence

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Smallspark recieves additional £50,000 funding boost from SPRINT.ac.uk to use 3D printing to improve its engine performance

Smallspark recieves additional £50,000 funding boost from SPRINT.ac.uk to use 3D printing to improve its engine performance Smallspark Space Systems has signed up to the national SPRINT business support programme to access funding for a major project that will develop allow the company to leverage advances in additive manufacturing to improve the performance of its rocket engines. Smallspark is currently the only UK company to have received two rounds of

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UK Space Agency: Glyndwr Innovation Prize

UK Space Agency: Glyndwr Innovation Prize Smallspark Space Systems has been awarded the UK Space Agency Glyndwr Innovations Prize by The OpTIC Centre in North Wales, along with £10,000 funding to further develop its business.  The award acts as a major validator for the companies long term vision of Reigniting UK Space and bringing the capability to launch from UK shores. The company, now 3 months old, founded by Cardiff University Graduate

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Smallspark wins big at the Wales Startup Awards

Smallspark wins big at the Wales Startup Awards Smallspark Space Systems has won big at this year’s Wales Startup Awards, leaving with Graduate Startup of the Year, less than 1 year since its founding.    (Text from BusinessNewsWales) Smallspark Space Systems, recent winners at Wales Startup Awards, is the Start-Up aiming for orbit. Established in 2018, Smallspark Space Systems was inspired by CEO Joseph Ward’s boyhood dreams of being an Astronaut. Seeing

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Smallspark Space Systems TIE London 2020 Runner Up

Smallspark Space Systems TIE London 2020 Runner Up Smallspark Space Systems was today the runner up at the TIE London 2020 investment event, hosted at the prestigious Lansdowne Club in Central London.   Smallspark founders Joseph Ward and Roderic Van Hoof we’re runner’s up in the event, pitching both Smallsparks Software and Hardware ventures to a series of highly experienced judges. The company lost the 1st place spot to Untied

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