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December 05, 2012
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Satellite Applications Catapult centre ramps up for business
London, UK (SPX) Dec 05, 2012
The Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, has announced the appointment of the Chairman, Tim Sherwood, and Chief Executive Officer, Stuart Martin, for the Satellite Applications Catapult centre. This comes as the Catapult begins work on its initial activities and as progress continues towards the incorporation of the International Space Innovation Centre (ISIC) within the new Catapult, following agreement to merge the two organisations. The Satellite Applications Catapult, part ... read more
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