The "Italian Space Industry 2021-2022" catalogue has been realized by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), in collaboration with the national associations AIAD, AIPAS and ASAS.

The Italian Space Agency, together with the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) and the three national space industry associations AIAD, AIPAS and ASAS is glad to introduce the fifth edition of the Italian Space Industry Catalogue 2021-2022. This new edition includes more start-ups and a larger number of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises which represent the backbone of our industries together with the Large System Integrators and, for the first time, a brief description of our National Aerospace Clusters.

Italy, since the inception of the space age, has always had a leading role, initially acting as a valuable partner of the major world space actors and, over the years, the space industry is a well-established industry that covers the whole space supply chain with excellent results in all application sectors, also thanks to the academic and research community and to the support of the Government and the Italian Space Agency (ASI).

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Italian space industry has confirmed to be resilient and has continued to work even under the most difficult circumstances. The Italian space industry can boast many achievements in the past year in all sectors from space exploration, to earth observation, navigation, science, telecommunications and space transportation. Sign that our national industry has reached a very high level of maturity. Also, innovation has not suffered a significant setback as many space driven tools have been developed last year by the Italian industry to support for example the sector of healthcare and distance learning education and mitigate the effects of the pandemic.

Th Italian Space industry has a strong tradition of internationalization and boasts commercial relationships with a wide number of countries in all continents, both at bilateral and multilateral level. Thanks to the cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Italian Trade Agency this edition will be enriched with an interactive Space Industry Catalogue available online that will be a valuable tool to introduce the Italian industrial capabilities to a larger number of stakeholders.

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