From space cots to bed bugs, to bicycle bell satnavs and sustainable farm food - whatever the sector, the European Space Agency's Business Incubation Centre in Harwell (ESA BIC Harwell) has supported them all.
This Halloween, prepare for something really, really dark.
We've always been fascinated by the stars. Our creation stories, myths and legends are full of references, and our poets and storytellers constantly evoke their wonder - such as Irish poet Thomas Moore.
In a unique ground-breaking ceremony held today at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota, a group of dignitaries, scientists and engineers from around the world marked the start of construction of a massive international experiment that could change our understanding of the universe.
An interim website has been launched today by UK Research and Innovation.
Robotic lunar rovers, built by student engineers from six UK universities, will be put through their paces this Sunday, July 16, in a series of challenges in the robotics trials area and Lunar Yard at the Harwell campus in Oxfordshire.
Testing is heating up for the Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI), the coldest instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).
Nearly two years on from the first detection of gravitational waves by the international Advanced LIGO team, made up of engineers and scientists from the UK, the USA, Germany and Australia amongst others, this achievement continues to be recognised as a research and technological breakthrough and this week was awarded the latest in a series of eminent honours for what has become a completely new branch of astronomy.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council has published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2016-2017.
Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson underlined the government's commitment to the UK space sector today as he visited STFC's RAL Space Facility.