Fact sheet

Why ESA BIC Bavaria

In addition to financial assistance, ESA BIC Bavaria provides technical support and expertise through renowned partners at each branch:

  • the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (FHG IIS) in Nuremberg, Germany’s two largest research institutions;
  • and Airbus at the Ludwig Bölkow Campus in Ottobrunn.

The scientific expertise and development network of ESA BIC Bavaria's partners are complementing local startups' technical development and promote both the commercialisation and the usage of space technologies in other growth areas.

Our startups
Current number of startups
28
Total startups to date
104
Performance
Financial support per startup
50k
Venture capital in 2016/17
>130M
Impact
Hightech jobs created
>1800
Total annual turnover of all our startups
>150M
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About ESA BIC Bavaria

ESA BIC Bavaria promoted pioneering companies in recent years with disruptive products and digital businesses in areas like robotics, mobile, mobility, automotive, aviation, satellites etc. ESA BIC Bavaria is one of the most successful incubation programs in Europe.

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

55th Selection Campaign Bavaria

5 November 2018

55th Selection Campaign Estonia

8 November 2018

55th Selection Campaign Bavaria

5 November 2018

55th Selection Campaign Estonia

8 November 2018

Meet Our Start-ups

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Success Story

ESA BIC Bavaria helps us to improve our technology and also gives us business support.
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Magnus Schmidt & Christoph Becker