The UK Space Agency commissioned a consortium, of which Science-Metrix was part, to design, develop, and implement a monitoring and evaluation programme for the UK Space Agency’s investment in the European Space Agency (ESA).
The UK allocates approximately three-quarters of its space budget to the ESA, for an annual contribution of €420–450 million. The UK Space Agency’s goal in undertaking this project was to assess the benefits of its past investment and establish a framework for evaluating future impact.
Science-Metrix’s contributions to the project included:
The final report, written by consortium partner Technopolis, was recently published online. Statistics provided by Science-Metrix are included in chapters 4 and 5 of Part A.
Read the report:
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