July 4, 2023 – Thales Alenia Space announces the creation of the Space Business Catalyst, a unique industry accelerator dedicated to the space sector to coincide with the Assises du New Space opening in Paris on July 5. The Space Business Catalyst is a first and is designed to explore, create and secure the conditions needed for the emergence of new players in the space sector by supporting the development of disruptive projects. As an industry accelerator, the Space Business Catalyst supports intrapreneurs and startups during their early growth phase and helps them define and implement their industrial scale-up strategies. This agile structure facilitates the emergence of solutions likely to generate a genuine market dynamic, technological breakthroughs and new avenues of development for existing solutions. The Space Business Catalyst is fully in line with the ethos of the Assises du New Space forum in Paris, which takes place on July 5 and 6. This event is a chance for French space organizations to discuss and build around the challenges and opportunities ahead in space. The strategic, high-impact space sector is now more accessible, offering a host of technological and business opportunities for all stakeholders.