500 new European companies from space 18 September 2017
500 new European companies from space 18 September 2017 Thousands of new jobs and boosted local economies are the direct results from ESA’s investment in young companies through its business incubators, which have now fostered more than 500 start-ups that adapt space technology and satellite services for u...
The flying kettle 31 July 2017
The flying kettle 31 July 2017 A warm meal was quickly delivered by a drone from an ESA business incubator start-up to the last inhabitant in a remote village in Portugal.
One plant at a time 27 July 2017
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.
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...