Spin your business From Earth to Space From Space to Earth

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Next deadline: DECEMBER 10, 2018

WELCOME TO ESA AT SLUSH, world's leading startup event! At our booth: 6B.3 next to main Meeting Area. Meet the best space startups from Finland, Sweden and Switzerland Business Incubation Centres, experience earth in stunning Virtual Reality and take a selfie with our futuristic Mars #esaspaceman ! Our experts will tell you how to become a space startup - see you at SLUSH! Space is Yours!

Space industry is booming! It provides infinite opportunities to startups – sky is certainly not the limit here – aim higher and join us! We’ll help you reach new heights.

If you have an innovative idea how to use space technologies on Earth, develop new products and services in a non-space environment or you have invented something new and innovative for the space industry get in touch with the European Space Agency’s Business Incubation Centre – we can offer:

  • Incentive Funding up to 50.000 EURO for product development and IPR
  • Access to venture capital partners and business development loans
  • Up to 80 hours of technical support by world-class partners
  • Financial and Administrative support (e.g. office space, mentoring, business planning)
  • Business matchmaking, market testing, marketing advice, labs and other facilities
  • Right to use the ESA BIC brand to promote your business
  • Access to the international ESA BICs community

Who can apply

You have an innovative idea that utilizes space technology, data or expertise and targets the non-space market, or you have developed something new and potentially interesting for the space market

Your company is not more than five years old, or you will start a new company

Your team is or will be located in innovative and startup-friendly Finland