Kerala Government signs MoU with VSSC to develop Space Park
The Kerala government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) to support its efforts in promoting Space Technology vertical in the State. The agreement will facilitate VSSC to support the Kerela’s project to set up India’s first state-of-the-art Space Systems Park at Knowledge City in Thiruvanathapuram to attract global start-ups in the space sector and make it a major manufacturing hub for space-related technology, research and development. Through the MOU, VSSC will support Kerala Space Park in the technical and leadership responsibility and promote the SMEs, startups and other partner entities in developing products and services for the Space Industry. The MOU also states VSSC’s interest in providing opportunities for companies operating out of the Space Park to participate in its procurement process.