Rwanda Space Agency Sign MoU with Polish Space Agency for Development Initiatives

Rwanda Space Agency and the Polish Space Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance partnership opportunities – marking a significant milestone in bilateral collaboration between Rwanda and Poland in space technology.

The MoU aims to leverage the robust Polish space ecosystem to develop collaboration on activities of mutual interest and solidifies the commitment of both nations to harness space capabilities in support of their development agendas. It fosters interagency cooperation between industries and academia to advance capabilities in space technologies, facilitating knowledge transfer and promoting tailored research and development initiatives.

Col. Francis Ngabo emphasized, “Rwanda is dedicated to leveraging space technology capabilities to support the sustainable development of priority sectors within Rwanda. This collaboration with the Polish Space Ecosystem through POLSA opens up unique avenues for joint initiatives and knowledge exchange to boost the growth of our emerging space sector.”

Prof. Gregorz Wrochna, President of POLSA, echoed this sentiment, stating, “This partnership between Rwanda and Poland underscores the urgency of addressing pressing challenges through collaborative and innovative approaches. By synergizing our efforts, we aim to make significant strides in the application of space technologies and contribute to the wellbeing of our populations.”