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Next deadline: SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

AIM FOR THE STARS! JOIN SPACEUP! Our free SpaceUp mentoring and validation program which prepares you to ESA BIC Finland! Organized by ESA BIC Finland partner site in Turku.

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