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The UK Space Agency Awards exactEarth Europe IPP Grant Extension

This morning exactEarth Europe Limited (eEE), the UK subsidiary of Cambridge, Ontario based exactEarth Ltd announced it was awarded “an initial £370,000 grant extension from the UK Space Agency as the result of a competitive process for expanding existing projects under its ‘International Partnership Programme’ (IPP). A further £160,000 is expected to be awarded over the following two financial years to make a total grant of £530,000. ”

The grant will be used “to improve safety of life for Madagascar’s small boat owners and operators, as well as enhance maritime security and fisheries management in the region.”

The grant enables the deployment of eEE’s Satellite AIS-based small vessel tracking technology exactTrax.

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About Marc Boucher

Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactice Inc. Boucher has 20 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 27 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.