Clutch Space Systems Ltd, a UK-based SME focused on removing the cost and complexity from satellite communications, has been shortlisted among selected Aerospace and Innovative tech companies in a web-based competition for the Aerospace Innovation & Tech Forum (AIT) awards, totaling $100,000. The FIRST PLACE* winning company will receive $40,000, and TWO RUNNER UP prizes of $20,000 will be awarded to each runner up winner.
This unique Webinar series is an opportunity for early stage, Florida-based companies in the fields of aerospace and related technologies, as well as non-Florida entities with commitments to relocate to Florida, and/or other demonstrable engagement in the Florida aerospace and innovation supply chain. Specifically, the opportunity is to broaden access to funding sources.
Space Florida is looking to engage with companies engaged in market sectors that align with the strategic sectors of Space Florida. Space Florida was created to strengthen Florida’s position as the global leader in aerospace research, investment, exploration and commerce. As Florida’s aerospace and spaceport development authority, it is committed to attracting and expanding the next generation of space industry businesses.
The Florida Venture Forum is Florida’s largest statewide support organization for investors and entrepreneurs, helping emerging Florida companies connect with sources of capital from across the country. The organization provides programs statewide throughout the year in addition to hosting the Florida Venture Capital Conference, the Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition and the Early Stage Capital Conference.
“I am delighted at the opportunity to showcase our innovative technology to the technology community at the centre of the US space industry, and we are especially grateful for the wonderful ongoing support provided by the team at Space Florida,” says Martin Philp, CoFounder and CEO, Clutch Space Systems. “We are excited by the prospect of presenting our company’s growth plans by webinar on Friday the 22nd of May”