Serco has joined forces with aerospace accelerator Starbust to boost innovation in the UAE space industry and the growth of space ecosystems worldwide.

The companies will partner to support start-ups working within the UAE space sector by giving them access to international projects, accelerating their business development and ensuring Serco clients have first access to the latest, most cutting-edge innovations.

Gregoire Berry, international markets development, space at Serco, commented, “Innovation lies at the heart of Serco’s values. To ensure we offer our clients the latest advancements available in the space market, it is crucial to be connected to the innovative ecosystem of start-ups. Starburst’s extensive international outreach through their global incubators empower Serco to access cutting-edge innovations from around the world and seamlessly integrate them into our solutions for our clients.”

Amar Vora, head of space, Middle East at Serco, said, “Serco’s recently launched Space Division here in the region will support the development of local capabilities and skills in the UAE through the management and nurturing of space ecosystems. In partnering with Starburst, we are ensuring the UAE Government has access to the latest thinking and innovations in the space sector, whilst at the same time supporting a range of exciting start-ups.”

Christelle Astorg-Lepine, managing director of Starburst France, added, “This renewed partnership with Serco is truly an honour for us. By joining forces, we aim to leverage our collective strengths and knowledge to make meaningful advancements in space technology and drive progress in this exciting and dynamic field. Moreover, the Middle East is an emerging and promising market in the realm of space exploration where we can see a real opportunity to establish a local presence.”

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