Creating the right opportunities for start-ups

Inspired by space?

We help entrepreneurs to turn their space-connected business ideas into commercial companies with:

  • A two-year incubation programme
  • Technical support from leading experts
  • Networking access to your market
  • Business coaching and workshops¬†
  • Fundraising guidance and opportunities
  • 50K spark-funding for product and IP development
Business Incubation Centres
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More than just incubation

The largest single incubation network in Europe

ESA Business Incubation Centres (BICs) are embedded in the local community. They are managed by local champions who connect the centres to local- industry, universities, research organisations, government and investor communities.

Tapping into this excellence provides rich opportunities to get your product or service market-ready and off the ground.

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Success Stories