Satuccino Extra shot


Date: 1 May 2019

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Venue: Higgs Centre for Innovation, The Royal Observatory, Blackford Hill EH9 3HJ

Join us at the May Satuccino: Extra Shot in Edinburgh hosted by The Higgs Centre for Innovation and us, the Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications.

The aim of the event is to highlight opportunities for Scottish Businesses within the space and data sectors to access ESA technology and expertise through the ESA BIC UK programme and ESA Business Applications. Speakers will be explaining how innovative businesses can access funding to support their product development and growth before a masterclass in how to apply.  We have an exciting programme for you including optional 1-2-1 discussions with experts in ESA Business Applications, as well as networking, pitches, and a video link with the main Satuccino event in Harwell.


12:00 –  Registration Opens
12:00-12:45  – Networking and Lunch
12:45-12:50 – Welcome from SoXSA
12:50-13:20 – Business Opportunities through ESA in Scotland (Pam Anderson and Luke Vanstone)
13:20-13:45 – Applying for ESA funding Masterclass (Victoria Christmas)
13:45-14:30 – Roundtables and 1-2-1 Sessions
14:30-16:00 – Satuccino begins
16:00 Close

1-2-1 Sessions:

On the day of Satuccino: Extra Shot you can benefit from a one-to-one informal discussion with either Pam Anderson or Victoria Christmas. Pam and Victoria are UK Ambassadors responsible for supporting your business in applying for ESA Business Applications funding, their focus is on working with you in analysing your early proposal (APQ) and coaching you through the business case development of the application process. They can both offer support in the following areas:

  • Independent and confidential discussion of a new idea for a funding application to ESA through the Business Applications team;
  • Review and analysis of the business case of your proposition;
  • A detailed explanation of the application process, including timescales and expectations;

Pam is based in Glasgow and is part of the Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications (SoXSA) team. Victoria is based in Harwell and also has an office in Hampshire.