Success Stories

Protective underwear for welders thanks to spin-off from ESA astronaut spacesuits

The Heat is On

14 February 2018

Thanks to ESA and a high-tech fabric used in spacesuits, Swedish steelworkers will soon be wearing safer and cooler underwear to work.

€50.000 to boost your start-up

19 January 2018

The programme will award €50.000 to 20 European start-ups every year, to finance their incubation in an incubation or acceleration supporting organisation of their choice.

One plant at a time

27 July 2017

Precision farming is set to become even more precise with a new camera drawing on satellite imaging. Thanks to research with ESA on new cameras, hyperspectral cameras flying on drones are now able to see details as small as 4–5 cm.

French fries being deep fried

Cold plasma freshens up French fries

31 July 2017

Bad smells from deep-fat frying in restaurants and take-away food venues could soon be eradicated thanks to experiments funded by ESA on the International Space Station.

Danish fisheries research vessel

Uncovering what lies beneath

1 August 2016

A key feature of the James Webb Space Telescope is helping to shed light on what goes on underneath boats in stormy weather and around the structures of offshore oilrigs.