UK Space Agency

01/23/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/23/2023 04:19

Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems Programme (ARTES)

The UK subscribed £190m to the ARTES programme, to support UK industry develop the next generation of telecommunications products, services and applications. This guidance refers to the technology development elements of the programme and not Business Applications.

Information on how to apply for Business Applications.

Current funding opportunities

ARTES has two main funding programmes: Advanced Technology and Competitiveness and Growth.

Visit our Apply for funding page for information on these calls and further funding opportunities from the UK Space Agency, the space sector, academic, education and community partners.

Register your interest in upcoming ARTES webinars.

Previous funding opportunities

Optical (OPS-SAT VOLT) and Lunar Communications Call - September - November 2022

'Opening Space with 5G' & '5G Hub at Harwell Calls - October - November 2022

Phase 1 of the Partnerships Call - November - December 2022


If you are unhappy with either the outcome of your application or how the process was managed, or for any other reason, you can make a complaint by contacting the team at [email protected].

Please set out the nature of your complaint in detail. The team will try to resolve a complaint in the first instance but, if resolution is not possible, we will refer it to the UK Space Agency central complaints process, where it will be independently assessed.

Further information

If you would like any further information, or have any questions or feedback about this guidance, please contact the team at [email protected].

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