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Secure World Foundation

Secure WOrld Foundation LogoSecure World Foundation is a private operating foundation that promotes cooperative solutions for space sustainability and the peaceful uses of outer space. The Foundation acts as a research body, convener and facilitator to promote key space security and other space related topics and to examine their influence on governance and international development.

It's mission is to work with governments, industry, international organizations, and civil society to develop and promote ideas and actions to achieve the secure, sustainable, and peaceful uses of outer space benefiting Earth and all its peoples.


Space Policy Institute (SPI), George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs is a world leader in research, graduate study, and informed discussion related to issues of science, technology, and public policy. The Space Policy Institute celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2017. The Institute conducts research, offers graduate courses and organizes seminars, symposia, and conferences on topics related to domestic and international space policy. SPI is associated with the International Science and Technology Policy academic program, which leads to a Master of Arts degree at the Elliott School. The Institute operates within the Elliott School, but does so with support from The George Washington University as a whole, in addition to funding from a number of individual, corporate, foundation, and government sources. The Institute is directed by Dr. Henry Hertzfeld.


Space Economy Evolution (SEE) Lab, SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy

The SEE Lab, with its Founding Members Sitael, Space Alliance, Stellar Project, is a multidisciplinary research lab focused on analysis of the space economy. Producing knowledge on innovation and strategy for industrial and financial companies and public institutions, the SEE Lab pioneers a new understanding of the space economy.  Our mission is twofold.  First, to provide the latest insights of the economics and business of space to private corporations and public institutions that are space-oriented.  Second, to enlighten non-space industries and financial companies about the business and financial opportunities presented by the space economy, paving the way for them to develop interests within the space industry.  The Lab is directed by Andrea Sommariva.