Fact sheet

Why ESA BIC Sud France ?

ESA BIC Sud France proposes a strong support structure with its eight partners, not acting alone but rather a common force with all partners supporting all projects. Covering three regions mean three times as many potential and skill resources to hosted start-up companies.

The selected companies will have access to :

  • personalized assistance offered by the referent support structure (i.e. professional business guidance)
  • training and services provided by partners
  • the opportunity to be welcomed and supported in business appointments in others region
  • strong technical support of the French space agency CNES
  • a support customized by clusters for the international, the financial engineering and the search for partners
  • agreements with financiers to obtain financing
Our start-ups
Total startups to date
Current number of startups
Support per start-up
Av. funding/ start-up
Tech support/ start-up (hrs)
Companies network Sud France
Cumulative employee (2017)
Cumulative turnover (2017)
17 M€

About ESA BIC Sud France

The ESA BIC Sud France opened in 2013 and is managed by Aerospace Valley. The center is located in three regionsin the south of the France (Nouvelle Aquitaine, Occitanie, PACA) , offering entrepreneurs support and technical expertise for the the creation of innovative start-ups.
ESA BIC Sud France is composed of the following members providing the best support to business creators:

Six support structure: ESTIA Entreprendre, Bordeaux Technowest, CEEI Théogone, Midi-Pyrénées Incubator, BIC Montpellier Mediterannée Metropole and PACA-Est Incubator
Two aerospace competitiveness clusters: Aerospace Valley and Safe
The French Space Agency : CNES.

Meet Our Start-ups

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