4IRC Space: Are the opportunities for NI out of this world?

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Join the 4IRC Shapers as we explore the opportunities for Northern Ireland companies in the Space industry.

We will be discussing:
- What opportunities exist for NI companies in the space sector?
- How do we develop new space-based business models relevant for the NI market?
- How do we encourage more exploration in the this market?
- What are the challenges and risks in working in this sector?

This discussion aims to challenge perceptions and open conversations with students and academics, business and the start-up community. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Case Study - Fergus Wallace, performanceActive
Practical applications for space assets in business

We will host two panels on the night.
Panel 1 - Emerging tech and the space sector
Chair - 4IRC Shaper Brian Shevlin
Denver Humphrey - Head of R&D at Arralis
Leslie Orr - Director ADS NI

Panel 2 - Opportunities for NI
Chair - 4IRC Shaper Anna Valli
Prof Alan Fitzsimmons, QUB
Tara Walsh, Makematic

Video interview with Robert Hill, NI Space Office