UK Space Trade Mission to Japan


12th December, 2022 - 15th December, 2022




Registration must be completed by 3rd October, 2022



Be part of Asia’s leading space event ‘Nihonbashi Space Week’

Japan’s space business is growing at speed, with a number of NewSpace startups emerging and non-traditional players coming into the market seeking new business opportunities in this emerging market. The UK is growing new partnerships in Japan and particularly with the rapid growth of satellite business, the British Embassy Tokyo is offering companies operating in satellite business to take part in a trade mission to coincide with Nihonbashi Space Week.

The Nihonbashi Space Week, taking place in Nihonbashi, Japan’s space business hub in Tokyo, is one of the premier Space sector events in Japan. The event attracts many of the key players in the space sector from all over the country, making it an ideal platform to meet and engage with a number of contacts in one place. The mission will include: participation in the UK stand at a tradeshow and networking events with those in the space business community in Japan. Join the mission and immerse yourself in the heart of Japan’s space business! 

Number of mission companies: 10

From this opportunity, you can expect:

•         Your company information translated into Japanese and published in the mission brochure

•         Market briefing

•         Participation in the UK stand at the tradeshow

•         Participation in networking events

•         Leverage your profile through formal endorsement from the UK Government by forming part of the trade delegation

You are expected to take part in the whole programme.

Application Details:

Applications are open to UK headquartered companies who have been trading in the space sector for a minimum of two years.

You have innovative, cutting-edge satellite related products/services ready to trade and commercially viable, across up- to downstream including components/technologies/applications.

If you are interested in attending this event, please submit your application via the above link by 23:59 GMT, Monday 3 Oct 2022.

There is a selection process and applicants will be informed about their participation status by 7 October.

To whet your appetite here is the latest edition of the Export to Japan Podcast series, focussing on the Space Sector in Japan.