Fact sheet

Why ESA BIC Bavaria

In addition to financial assistance, ESA BIC Bavaria provides technical support and expertise through renowned partners at each branch:

  • the German Aerospace Center in Oberpfaffenhofen and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in Nürnberg, Germany’s two largest research institutions;
  • the Economic Development Corporation Berchtesgadener Land (WFG BGL);
  • and Airbus Defence and Space at the Ludwig Bölkow Campus in Ottobrunn.

The scientific expertise and development network of ESA BIC Bavaria's partners are complementing local start-ups' technical development and promote both the commercialisation and the usage of aerospace technologies in other growth areas.

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About ESA BIC Bavaria

The ESA Business Incubation Centre in Bavaria, Germany, was founded in 2009 and is managed by Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO). Together with its partners the centre offers business start-up support as well as technical expertise in many space related areas, among others in satellite navigation, data systems, robotics and software systems.
ESA BIC Bavaria has business incubation offices at four locations in the region: the headquarters in Oberpfaffenhofen, and branch offices in Nürnberg, Berchtesgadener Land and Ottobrunn.

Meet Our Start-ups

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Success Story

ESA BIC Bavaria helps us to improve our technology and also gives us business support.
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Magnus Schmidt & Christoph Becker