Fact sheet

Inspiration for innovation

Verhaert Masters in Innovation is the Broker Prime Contractor of ESA's Technology Transfer Network. Our aim is to exploit space technologies in the development of new innovative products. Technologies and components in space are extremely: efficient, reliable and sustainable. Therefore, space is a bottomless source of inspiration for innovation. We support entrepreneurs who are looking for successful solutions to technological issues. And initiate a technology transfer process between technology provider and receiver. Our services within this project include opportunity scans, feasibility studies and building demonstrators. Projects can be financed by ESA and Belspo.

Prime contractor highlights
years in innovation support
organizations represented by Belgian broker
products developed
competence labs
R&D budget (2017)

About ESA Broker Prime Contractor

Leading integrated product innovation company

Verhaert Masters in Innovation is a leading company offering integrated product innovation services. We have a customer-orientated approach focused on breakthrough products, systems and business innovations. By converging user needs and business requirements with expertise in state-of-the-art technologies, we maximize the innovation potential of your organization.

Our technologies

Ready to take off

Success Story

Cool ride

17 February 2015

Thanks to space, some Parisian Metro riders now enjoy a very high-tech commute. A satellite spin-off is paving the way for more comfortable journeys. Trains travelling along this route have been equipped with an advanced new cooling system.

One plant at a time

Precision farming is set to become even more precise with a new camera drawing on satellite imaging

This is a big revolution in the way we operate satellites. Now we have a very tiny system that can deliver realtime information ready to use, for example on forest fires or natural disasters.