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SIG Welcomes Four New Academic Members

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Ibadan, 3 April 2024. – The Satcoms Innovation Group (SIG) has welcomed new academic members: Coleg Cambria, the Institute of Physics, The Northern Space Consortium and Space Wales.

SIG is a membership organization that promotes innovation within the satellite communications industry to improve operational efficiency and minimise negative impact. It also aims to foster relationships between operators, manufacturers, and solutions providers by providing a platform for members to exchange ideas, discuss challenges and opportunities, and explore technical aspects of industry efficiencies.

Coleg Cambria is a UK provider and offers a range of STEM courses, including GCSE, A Level, vocational, industry, and Higher Education courses and training. It’s one of the largest colleges in the UK, with approximately 6000 full-time students and 20,000 part-time learners and many international links. On the other hand, the Institute of Physics (IOP) is s professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland.

In addition, the Northern Space Consortium (NSC) is a not-for-profit organization that aims to help the Space Industry in North West England and North Wales develop. The NSC is dedicated to connecting the industry, promoting innovation, and enabling the space industry to develop in the region. Finally, the Space Wales Network and the Space Wales Leadership Group’s goals are to shape the outputs for delivering a new space strategy for Wales and commit to the long-term development of the growth strategy for Wales.

Helen Weedon, Managing Director of SIG, commented: “To promote innovation, attract new talent, and inspire the next generation to engage with the satcom industry, it’s important that we cultivate stronger connections with industry and education. We’re happy to welcome these four new members to SIG because it is enabling us to further foster those links.”

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