Space students awarded idea developer diploma

LTU Business awards space students idea development diplomas for their projects on new innovations and research results. The students have participated in LTU Business Summer, a programme aiming to give extra growth to new innovations and at the same time give university students valuable work experience and contacts. The program includes four themes, of which […]


All-time-high interest in Space Innovation Forum

More interest than ever as the space conference went online and attracted over 150 stakeholders from industry, academia, policy-making, venture capital and startups to discuss business within satellite data. ”Satellite data is the new gold rush” The theme for Space Innovation Forum was business opportunities within satellite data, with keynote speakers providing a range of […]


The space industry in Kiruna is growing!

  ISAR Aerospace is disrupting the space industry by building a rocket from scratch, a rocket that will go to space very soon and be at the forefront of Europe’s New Space. Watch their latest animation here. Right now they are establishing in the space city of Kiruna, thanks to the proximity to Esrange Space Centre […]


Video release: Are you on board the space mission?

RIT2021 may not be heading for the ISS, but it is certainly a mission for space. In this video, we introduce you to some of our pioneers and visionaries and let them explain what RIT2021 is actually all about. A complex multi-million project spanning over 3 years, RIT2021 gathers researchers, industry, local small and medium […]


Successful collaboration between space and mining in Kiruna

Three balloons with IRF infrared sensors were launched from Esrange Space Centre outside Kiruna. Photo: SSC The Institute of Space Physics (IRF) and Esrange Space Centre (SSC) have, for the first time ever, enlisted the help of a mining-related company, LKAB Kimit, to carry out measurements during experiment carried by balloons. The flights were made […]


Newsletter RIT2021

Dear partners and stakeholders, We have already passed the first half of the project and are taking big steps in the right direction. The Corona pandemic has affected us all this spring, some harder than others, but it seems like we are on trac and delivering towards our goals. Get up to date with the […]



Space Innovation Summer has started

From this week, students at Luleå Technical University are ready to make a difference as idea and business developers on real cases in the space industry. Space Innovation Summer is an initiative that offers young talents at Luleå University of Technology experience and relationship to future employers. The program is arranged by LTU Business and […]



New SME business development program

  The program, Business Development for Aerospace (BDA) is tailored to help small and medium enterprises (SME’s) tap the aerospace market, increasing awareness of business opportunities and needs within this rapidly growing industry as well as connecting SME’s with potential customers. New business for local companies The space industry is experiencing strong growth and has […]