Success Stories

Boosting entrepreneurs in Baden-Württemberg with new ESA BIC

16 April 2018

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.

Open Cosmos Team

Open Cosmos: One-stop-shop to orbit

17 April 2018

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

Automated sea vehicles for monitoring the oceans

22 March 2018

A new company from ESA Business Incubation Centre Harwell in UK has developed an autonomous boat that is propelled by the waves and carries ocean sensors powered by solar energy.

Fighting fire the space way

23 February 2018

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.