Procurement, When All You Have is a Hammer

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I guess the subtitle of this column should be "can the government really help New Space companies?" The simple answer is - "well not really, if all it does is treat them like Old Space companies." Of course the real answer is a lot more complicated than that.

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About Iain Christie

Founder and CEO at SideKickSixtyFive Consulting and host of the Terranauts podcast. Iain is a seasoned business executive with deep understanding of the space business and government procurement policy. Iain worked for 22 years at Neptec including as CEO. He was a VP at the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, is a mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab and a visiting professor at the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management.