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
53
Current number of startups
34
Support per start-up
Av. funding/ start-up
50k
Tech support/ start-up (hrs)
80
Companies network Sud France
Cumulative employee (2017)
307
Cumulative turnover (2017)
17 M€
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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.

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, select the BIC that is most convenient to you (see map of possible options "here") and contact them.

Closing date in

54th B Selection Campaign Bavaria

3 September 2018

55th Selection Campaign Bavaria

5 November 2018

55th Selection Campaign Estonia

8 November 2018

54th B Selection Campaign Bavaria

3 September 2018

55th Selection Campaign Bavaria

5 November 2018

55th Selection Campaign Estonia

8 November 2018

Meet Our Start-ups

Ready to take off

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LEKOOA is a location based services company: indoor geolocation, progressive web apps, physical web ...

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Success Story

I-Sea is going out to sea

15 March 2018

I-SEA is a French company that’s on its way to become an important part of the market. It is specialized in the study of water and coastal areas using cutting-edge satellite technology to do so.