Join our SpaceUp acceleration programme!


SpaceUp is an intensive program for leveraging business ideas with space connection into viable company. SpaceUp offers mentorship, training and networking necessary to validate your business idea – free of charge. It also prepares you for submitting a proposal to ESA BIC Finland funding program, if this is of interest to you.

The program from 3.3. to 27.4. is open for startup companies, teams and individuals with a business idea that utilizes open satellite data such as Copernicus-data or develops solutions for this sector.

You will get the best mentors, training and guidance to start and grow your business. You will get systematic coaching to build your business idea further, receive coaches’ and mentors’ support, not forgetting the peer support of other teams. Topics covered by The SpaceUp program include sales & marketing skills, IPR topics, applying for grants & funding from ESA and other sources etc. The detailed program will be released by 7.2.2020.

  • The deadline for applications is 26.2.
  • The official language is English
  • Participation to all training days is not mandatory. You may choose the ones most suitable for your needs. However, individual meetings with the selected mentor is obligatory
  • What is ESA BIC Finland? Learn more here:
    What is Baltic Sat Apps project? Learn more here:

Get ready for serious space business! Apply here!

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