ESA space solutions prize drives start-up market entry 08 June 2017 The European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) is a powerful deal pipeline for future-oriented applications and services for the unique ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) network.
Novel use of satnav saves precious water12 May 2017
Novel use of satnav saves precious water12 May 2017 Water conservation is a growing concern globally, and particularly for farmers in the USA, where decades of irrigating huge fields has depleted vital resources of fresh surface water and groundwater. An ESA spin-off that can help to preserve water sup...
Living in space and back to Earth 09 May 2017
Living in space and back to Earth 09 May 2017 Nutrition, mobility, fashion and living: innovation in technical textiles is necessary to make settlements in space possible. When used down here on Earth, it opens up a new set of opportunities in our daily lives.
Navigate your ideas into the future 06 April 2017
Navigate your ideas into the future 06 April 2017 Come up with a great new idea on how to use satellite navigation to make life easier here on Earth and you can win prizes to help turn the idea into a real business.
Astronaut study gives voice to people with disabilities31 March 2017 When his father was diagnosed with a debilitating disease four years ago, it sparked Ivo Vieira into developing a novel means of communication for people coping with extreme limitations, building on technology originally explored to help ESA astronaut...
From space rockets to ceramics30 March 2017
From space rockets to ceramics30 March 2017 A researcher spotted ESA’s patent for afluid filter invented to trap contaminants in rocket fuel and thought he could exploit it to improve printing on ceramics, which often suffers from clogged printer heads.