Fact sheet

Why ESA BIC Harwell

ESA BIC Harwell provides a unique opportunity to access world class scientific facilities and research including that of the Diamond Light Source and STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) – home to its internationally renowned space science department RAL Space, the world’s most powerful pulsed neutron source ISIS and the Central Laser Facility.
The BIC is also the location of the UK ESA Centre and Satellite Applications Catapult,  which will bring together the best of the British space sector, industry and academia in collaboration with international partners.  

Our start-ups
Total startups to date
65
11
Current number of startups
Support per start-up
Financial support per start-up
41.5k
Tech support/ start-up (hrs)
40
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About ESA BIC Harwell

The ESA Business Incubation Centre in Harwell, UK, started its operations in 2011 and is managed by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).
It is located at Harwell Campus, a world leading science, technology and business campus based in South Oxfordshire with more than 4,500 researchers, engineers and innovators from over 150 high-tech organisations, and a focal point and cluster for the UK’s rapidly growing high-tech space community.

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Ready for incubation?

Find out how and when to apply

You can submit your application at any time and, in any of the BIC (the campaigns highlighted below are simply the three soonest upcoming campaigns).

To apply, go to "all open campaigns" and select the BIC that is most convenient to you.

Closing date in

ESA BIC Madrid Region

26 February 2018

53rd Selection Campaign Bavaria

2 March 2018

53rd Selection Campaing Estonia

8 March 2018

ESA BIC Madrid Region

26 February 2018

53rd Selection Campaign Bavaria

2 March 2018

53rd Selection Campaing Estonia

8 March 2018

Meet Our Start-ups

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Network Highlights

Events

March SpaceCakes

15 March 2018

SpaceCakes is a monthly informal networking and collaboration event for residents (both current and alumni) of the ESA BIC, Atlas Building, space community and ITAC tenants.