Catalyzing Space Industries: Lessons learned from New Zealand on building entrepreneurial space ecosystems in developing and emerging countries
We present initial results from workshops with participants from more than 40 countries that helped them identify actions they can take to grow their local entrepreneurial space industries. Some simple actions from a few individuals can catalyze an entrepreneurial space ecosystem and enable a region to participate in space opportunities. Currently, we are scaling up this effort to involve other nations and regions and are already seeing adoption in other countries. Space offers tremendous opportunities that the entire world must share, and entrepreneurship is the key element for regions to achieve the benefits of space.