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Time Schedule for IAC2018 ESA Start-up Zone

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At this year`s International Astronautical Congress (IAC2018) in Germany, 24 top start-ups are showcasing their cutting-edge ideas and business solutions 1-5 October, at the ESA's Start-up Space Zone Powered by Space Solutions.

WHERE

The Start-up Space Zone Powered by ESA Space Solutions is part of the ESA’s exhibition booth 50 in the IAC2018 Exhibition Hall, Messe Bremen, Parkplatz Bürgerweide Theodor-Heuss-Allee 15, 28215 Bremen, Germany

WHEN

Start-up stands: From 1 October to 3 October noon
 Entrepreneurs from the following start-ups will be presenting their companies and be available to discuss what their companies are offer: 
Drift+Noise Polar ServicesLens R&DHOSTmiSatSearchLoReTTOKB Fifth Generation
Veoware SpaceELiSEOpen CosmosVultusAIKO and Valispace

Start-up stands: From 3 October noon to 5 October
Entrepreneurs from the following start-ups will be presenting their companies and be available to discuss what their companies are offer: 
SkyfloXSpiNBlackwave, Klepsydra RoboticsAT-SpacePlanBlueColetti BiotechnologyGITAI,
Avant Space Systems, Orbital Oracle Technologies, Reaction Dynamics and Sputnix.

Start-up Pitching Session #1 @IAC2018: Tuesday 2 October 10:00-11:00
Drift+Noise Polar ServicesLens R&DHOSTmiVeoware SpaceLoReTTValispace

Start-up Pitching Session #2 @IAC2018: Tuesday 2 October 15:00-16:00
SatSearchOKB Fifth GenerationELiSEOpen CosmosVultusAIKO

Start-up Pitching Session #3 @IAC2018: Thursday 4 October 10:00-11:00
SkyfloXBlackwavePlanBlueGITAIOrbital Oracle Technologies, Sputnix.

Start-up Pitching Session #4 @IAC2018: Thursday 4 October 15:00-16:00
SpiNKlepsydra RoboticsAT-SpaceColetti Biotechnology, Avant Space SystemsReaction Dynamic

Announcement Session: Tuesday 2 October 16:15-17:00
- ESA Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC) Northern Germany
- ESA BIC UK start-up Open Cosmos “CALL TO ORBIT” competition
The session will include speaches by
- ESA Director General Jan Wörner
- DLR Director for Space Program Gerd R. Kraft
- Senator, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Ports Martin Günthner

and a presentation of Future Start-up applicants to ESA BICs

THE START-UPs

The introduction to the Start-up Space Zone Powered by ESA Space Solutions is here

The following start-ups participates:

Germany’s Drift+Noise Polar Services assists companies in developing economic activities in ice-covered waters by providing frequently updated ice maps for polar regions.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 10AM-11AM

Dutch company Lens R&D produces high-reliability Sun sensors to help steer space missions; they’re small enough to be used on small satellites but good enough for big ones too.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 10AM-11AM

Germany’s HOSTmi is acting as an independent broker through a global online space marketplace, matching space experiments and payloads with most suitable flight opportunities worldwide.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 10AM-11AM

Dutch satsearch is developing a global space supply chain marketplace, enabling customers to identify, analyse and compare satellite element suppliers and their products.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 15AM-16AM

Russia’s LoReTT produces leading-edge education tools to turn space and satellite services into exciting teaching elements for school children.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 10AM-11AM

Russia’s OKB Fifth Generation is developing radiation-tolerant integrated circuits for satellite systems, space instrumentation and CubeSats.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 15AM-16AM

The UK/Belgium company Veoware Space concentrates on delivering the right Earth observation image at the right time. Their very high-resolution space-based systems are planned to go live in 2022.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 10AM-11AM

Germany’s ELiSE offers a system that assesses the ‘DNA’ of a technical part, gathering all requirements, then automatically develops a bionic design it can then 3D print.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 15AM-16AM

The UK’s Open Cosmos is a one-stop shop for going into orbit, allowing businesses, research institutions and organisations to reach space aboard nanosatellites in a matter of months.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 15AM-16AM

Sweden’s Vultus helps farmers cut up to 40% of their fertiliser usage through its satellite-based system for precision farming.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 15AM-16AM
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Italy’s AIKO is developing artificial intelligence for space applications, enabling autonomous operations using its innovative software library.
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 15AM-16AM

German/Portuguese firm Valispace sells state-of-the-art software tool to store and structure engineering data, radically streamlining the hardware engineering..
ESA booth 50: 1 October - 3 October noon
Pitch: 2 October 10AM-11AM

The Netherlands’ SkyfloX offers cost-effective environmental monitoring using sensors riding piggyback on commercial aircraft. Services include very frequent Earth observation data and communication packages.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 10AM-11AM

Germany’s SPiN is developing ‘plug and play’ satellites, based on Lego-like building blocks. They simplify satellite integration through the use of standardised elements and a universal adapter.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 15AM-16AM

Germany’s Blackwave provides a highly automated process for cost-efficient production of complex carbon-fibre components.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 10AM-11AM

Switzerland’s Klepsydra Robotics is applying advanced techniques from the software industry to optimise embedded space systems in support of autonomous navigation and on-board image processing.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 15AM-16AM

Austrian AT-Space is developing miniaturized, highly integrated satellite components, targeting the coming generation of satellite mega-constellations.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 15AM-16AM

Germany’s PlanBlue has devised its hyperspectral underwater ‘DiveRay’ camera to for smart, AI-guided mapping of the seafloor
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 10AM-11AM

US firm Coletti Biotechnology is developing a portable molecular and cellular automated laboratory for DNA analyses where conventional diagnostic tools are not available, and on long-duration space missions.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 15AM-16AM

Japan’s GITAI offers a humanoid telepresence robot-like avatar for science experiments in space stations and Moon-based developments.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 10AM-11AM

Russia’s Avant Space Systems is developing an innovative ion propulsion thruster to let small satellites get on the move.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 15AM-16AM

German Orbital Oracle Technologies with launch 100 CubeSats to provide real-time weather conditions and better forecasting services.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 10AM-11AM

Canadian Reaction Dynamic develops an orbital launcher with a proprietary hybrid rocket fuel technology for the microsatellite market.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 15AM-16AM

Russian Sputnix manufactures high-tech nanosatellite, microsatellite components and cubesat platforms with ground test benches for testing and equipment for aerospace education.
ESA booth 50: 3 October noon - 5 October
Pitch: 4 October 10AM-11AM