The National Space Industry Hub's mission is to create a vibrant and globally competitive space industry delivering benefits for all Australians.
About the Space Hub
The National Space Industry Hub is a home for anyone with the ambition to create and launch space tech innovations.
Delivered by Cicada Innovations and supported by the NSW Government, the Space Hub offers a physical space, resources, mentoring, and connections for emerging space ventures and researchers in Australia.
Space Hub Residency
Space Hub residency is open for startups who wish to be based within Cicada's deep tech incubator. The Space Hub offers purpose-built labs, prototyping facilities, and flexible offices, as well as tight-knit community of likeminded space entrepreneurs who can offer advice, connections and support.
If you are interested in becoming a resident of the National Space Industry Hub, get in touch with the team and book a tour.
If you are just getting started, Space Foundations is an online course for anyone wanting to build their knowledge and capabilities of space and deep tech commercialisation.
This is for entrepreneurs, technologists, and researchers with a space tech idea looking to turn a breakthrough technology into a business.Start learning
If you are looking to validate your idea, Space Elevate is a course for Australian researchers, engineers, and entrepreneurs with revolutionary solutions that have the potential to become impactful space businesses.
This is a fast-paced, hands-on workshop for you to work on your space tech idea with personalised advice and feedback to help you go faster.
Key dates: 7th and 8th June 2023, 9am - 5pm AEST
Where: In-person at Cicada InnovationsFind out more
Space Fast Start
If you are ready to grow, Fast Start is a 6 month intensive program tailored for each space venture so you can supercharge your commercialisation journey.
You’ll be supported by a dedicated coach, a pool of mentors and have your own workspace at the National Space Industry Hub for the duration of the program.
Applications close on 11th June 2023 for the next cohortFind out more
Upcoming events & programs
Wednesday, 7th June | 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Join us for an evening with the Australian space and health tech communities - to explore how both sides can learn from each other, explore common use cases and opportunities for entrepreneurs. We are bringing together founders, experts and key stakeholders across the space, defence and health sectors to collaborate, connect, and share knowledge and opportunities.
Space Hub Residents
Our Experts & Mentors
Tim is that kid who always wanted to be an Astronaut. After earning a PhD in aerospace engineering, he worked at dot com agencies, corporates and startups worldwide, then spent nearly a decade helping to build the Australian space ecosystem while running startup accelerator programs. Today, Tim coaches space start ups at Cicada, helps lead industry growth associations, like the Space Industry Association of Australia, and consults widely to space Industry and research organisations, like SmartSat CRC. Still obsessed with space flight, Tim also volunteers as part of the Waratah Seed NSW Rideshare Mission.
Constellation Partners are pioneering organisations whose mission and aims rests on the growth of the local space industry. The success of the local industry is your success. As a partner of the National Space Industry Hub your organisation will become a key supporter enabling growth of the local space industry, which will enable you to build trust and brand equity with your customer base.
Meet Julie Autuly
Julie is the head of Space Tech at Cicada Innovations, where she is leading the National Space Industry Hub. She holds Master’s degrees in Physics Engineering and Space Applications. Prior to joining Cicada Innovations, she has worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus, in program and project management.
The National Space Industry Hub is proudly supported by the NSW Government.
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