The new ESA Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC) will support entrepreneurs to develop business models from space technologies at two new locations in the German state of Baden-Württemberg: in Reutlingen and in the Friedrichshafen-Immenstadt area.
Get into space with the ESA BIC start-up Open Cosmos solution: a satellite into orbit in 10 months from UK£500 000. Meet them at "The ESA Story - How new business models disrupt the space business" at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Spring, US
Start-up ExxFire from ESA BIC Noordwijk has turned space technology into a efficient fire suppression solution. A Japanese paint manufacturer and a Swedish truck manufacturer have already selected ExxFire for their Dutch production facilities.
The start-up company AirGloss from ESA´s Italian Business Incubation Centre ESA BIC Lazio is offering affordable air-quality monitors for homes, schools and businesses using technology it developed for the International Space Station.