In 2024, several GCC countries will announce major opportunities for private-public partnerships and promoting investments in space sector. This will transform the region into the fastest growing space industry cluster worldwide.

  1. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชย The UAE will create more incentives for companies participating in Space Economic Zones, including providing opportunities for companies in the UAE to participate in its flagship projects such as Sirb satellite constellation and Emirates Asteroid Mission.
  2. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆย The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is expected to announce the execution phase of its National Space Strategy under the Vision 2030 program.
  3. ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒย The Sultanate of Oman is going to announce its space strategy and unveil the phase one of its emerging spaceport.
  4. ๐Ÿ“Given this momentum, dozens of international space companies will evaluate opening regional offices and pursuing business opportunities in the region.
  5. ๐Ÿš€ย Regional investors, startups, and potential end-users of satellite data will be engaging in space-related projects.

The region is significantly influenced by strong leadership, emphasis on localization, capacity building, technology transfer, and diversification the economies away from oil and gas. Aligning your strategy with national plans is critical.

<aside> ๐Ÿš€ We created Khaleeji.Space โ€” a space industry membership program for professionals looking to engage with the industry in the GCC countries: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.


๐Ÿ‘‰ย Purchase Ultimate Business Development guide for Space Business in GCC, 2024 edition

$120 per month, special offer

<aside> ๐Ÿ’ก Includes access to the industry database, white-gloves onboarding and free updates for one year; pre-sales open now, the membership program launches on January 15th, 2024.


Who should purchase this guide and become a member

<aside> <img src="/icons/tag_yellow.svg" alt="/icons/tag_yellow.svg" width="40px" /> A business development executive of a growth-stage space company that is eying selling its products and services to the space projects in the GCC region


<aside> <img src="/icons/briefcase_brown.svg" alt="/icons/briefcase_brown.svg" width="40px" /> A business owner that is evaluating whether the opportunity in the region is enough to open a regional headquarters


<aside> ๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ An entrepreneur that is contemplating starting a space company in the GCC or relocating an existing startup


<aside> ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ A space project manager that evaluates the regional and sovereign capabilities of the existing space ecosystem and aims to identify the gaps and actual capabilities of space actors


<aside> ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ A job seeker is evaluating whether the GCC market presents a vibrant enough environment for you to thrive professionally


<aside> ๐Ÿ“ˆ An investor that wants to better understand the space ecosystem in the GCC to raise money for a fund or invest in the regional companies


<aside> <img src="/icons/map_brown.svg" alt="/icons/map_brown.svg" width="40px" /> A global space industry analyst that needs to report on opportunities in regional space sector


<aside> <img src="/icons/cash_green.svg" alt="/icons/cash_green.svg" width="40px" /> A founder of a space startup that is looking to raise venture capital from the GCC region


Each membership includes:

I. Access to the GCC Space Industry library

You will get all updates to the library for the duration of your membership.

The library contains 5 main databases:

๐Ÿงญย GCC Space Ecosystem Map: an overview of all main space actors, including the following:

  1. Established companies actively involved in various space projects
  2. Emerging startups in the space sector, focusing on technologies and services like sensors, components, applications, and services
  3. University teams contributing to the space industry through research and development.
  4. Government projects led by various agencies

๐Ÿ“Šย GCC Space Projects Pipeline: an overview of active product, service and infrastructure projects being developed, including the following:

  1. Government-led national flagship missions
  2. Spaceports and launch facilities
  3. Ground stations and optical/laser telescopes
  4. Assembly, integration and testing facilities for satellite manufacturing
  5. Training centers
  6. Startup incubators and accelerators

๐Ÿ›ฐ๏ธย Small satellite manufacturing pipeline for 2024-2025: a weighted pipeline for satellite missions that could be built in the GCC, including the following:

  1. In-orbit demonstration missions for payloads in development
  2. Feasibility-study-stage constellation projects
  3. Satellite startup satellite missions and constellations

๐Ÿ“กย A catalogue of existing infrastructure to build space companies and projects (mostly limited to UAE and KSA), including the following:

  1. Regulatory environment (space freezones, startups clusters and regulators)
  2. Main funding mechanisms for space projects
  3. Assembly, integration and testing facilities, ground stations, mission control rooms
  4. Payload developers, satellite operators, R&D centers
  5. Mission assurance, mission management, consulting companies
  6. Potential customers and end users

๐Ÿ“ขย Upcoming events to engage with space sector in the GCC in 2024, including the following:

  1. Known space industry conferences and exhibitions
  2. Non-space events that have space-related agenda (defense, startup shows, etc)
  3. Smaller workshops, accelerator demo days etc.

II. Access to the Khaleeji space network

  1. Get warm introductions to the companies from the library and other members of the network
  2. Get curated advice on doing business in the GCC region
  3. Get regular updates on new business opportunities, contract and event announcements, government initiatives in our WhatsApp group

II. Participate in KSN events

  1. Workshops and seminars focused on commercial applications, end-users and consumers of satellite-derived data
  2. Community meetups, business breakfasts, and trade delegations
  3. Discounts to the GCC Space Conferences and Exhibitions

IV. Coming soon

  1. Marketing opportunities to feature your products and services
  2. Merchandise