SpaceNed is the industry organization of the Dutch Space Sector; representing almost 60 affiliated organizations; ranging from companies, knowledge institutes & universities.
SpaceNed supports and facilitates the Dutch Space Sector by creating, facilitating and supporting a long term and durable vision on how all members of this industry can work together to advance both their common and individual interests. SpaceNed understands the interests and concerns of its members as well as other stakeholders in the sector. From this position SpaceNed is uniquely equipped to build a bridge of common interests to find synergy on many topics that will help the Dutch Space Sector to develop a stronger presence in the global landscape.
SpaceNed supports and facilitates its members by offering a platform for networking, knowledge sharing, lobbying and creating business opportunities and propels the competitive position of the Dutch Space Sector within the international space landscape.
There are on average two General Members’ Meetings (GMM) per year, and at least two theme sessions on current topics. For special developments in the industry, SpaceNed organizes additional meetings.
BOARD AND SECRETARIAT
SpaceNed is represented by a board of 9 dedicated experts from organizations from their member base, who understands both the evolution of the space industry and its key players, as well as the needs, challenges and opportunities felt by its members.
The Dutch space sector (upstream and downstream) is estimated to account for