SPACE COMMERCE INSTITUTE
Connecting you to the most dynamic economy in the world through information, experience, training, mentorship, and consultancy.
CHART YOUR COURSE
For entrepreneurs who want to advance into the space sector or individuals who want a space career.
For young and high-growth companies who need targeted consulting to achieve their goals.
For next-generation and mid-level space professionals who want to enhance their skillsets for career advancement.
For organizations that need custom programming to fit their objectives. Can include various elements of Space Commerce Institute plus special requests.
If you want to grow within or get involved in the space industry, start with Space Commerce Institute.
Whether you are pursuing a space career, commercializing space technology, or scaling your business into the space industry, Space Commerce Institute can help you take your place in space.
Integrate into the broader space economy through new product creation, creative applications to existing products or services, or a space-related job
Recognize emerging opportunities in commercializing space
Address the most common challenges and knowledge gaps when entering the dynamic space marketplace
Close the gap on specific issues keeping you from growing and expanding your company
Global Engineering Startup
Space Commerce Institute was preceded by a nationwide Space Commerce Entrepreneurship Program, established by Space Foundation to promote the expansion of businesses into space-based technology markets. This initial space entrepreneurship program included workshops, mentorship, and networking at Space Symposium.
The following is a case study from the original Space Commerce Entrepreneurship Program. Space Commerce Institute is an expansion of this program, providing entrepreneurs and small business owners with the tools to participate in the commercial space industry and its related sectors.
Startup Pivots Business Strategy to Gain Interest From Large Enterprises
This commercial engineering company, founded in 2018, was a successful graduate of Space Foundation’s space entrepreneurship program. As a result of their engagement, they pivoted to pursuing global commercial projects and from selling parts to selling comprehensive space-vehicle solutions.
Impact from the Workforce Development Roadmap:
Awareness: Attended regional Space Commerce Entrepreneurship workshops
Access: Learned about opportunities in the space ecosystem
Training: Gained strategy and skills for conducting business in the space sector
Connections: Networked with 150+ enterprises at Space Symposium and closed contracts
Mentorship: Business lifecycle guidance from space professionals
“Space Foundation helped us find our place in space.”
How big is the Space Industry?
Space is a $469 billion economy that impacts every part of life on Earth. From supporting space exploration and national security to serving critical infrastructures and driving new innovations everywhere, space and its related technologies are opening new avenues for commerce and careers. As a global ecosystem, space is creating jobs, driving innovation, reshaping markets and changing lives for the better.
With rapid space commercialization and year-over-year growth, there is no better time to be part of the global space economy.