Emirates Space Innovation Group

The Emirates Space Innovation Group (ESIG) is a UAE Space Agency project designed to increase opportunities for national space activities and strengthen engagement throughout the local space sector with Agency funded missions and projects. ESIG also aims to advance science, technology and innovation on a local level, and coordinate projects being implemented by the various space sector actors and stakeholders.

ESIG is made up of government agencies, companies, universities and research centers throughout the UAE. The Group meets on a quarterly basis to discuss the latest updates related to a number of space projects and activities taking place nationwide. Meetings also cover ongoing projects, and future funding of missions and research.