Business Incubation

ESA's Business Incubation Centres (ESA BICs) help entrepreneurs to get their technology transfer projects off the ground and assist their development into viable businesses.

Twelve ESA BICs with four more to open soon throughout Europe are coordinated by ESA's Technology Transfer Programme Office (TTPO) and provide technical expertise and business-development support.

Each BIC offers technical expertise in several fields, as well as advice and support with business development.

 

ESA offers business incubation at:

Each BIC offers technical expertise in several fields, as well as advice and support with business development.

Who can apply?

ESA's Business Incubation Centres are open for entrepreneurs and start-up companies with innovative ideas for using space technology, applications and services in a non-space environment.

Specific conditions apply to the different centres and are specified in the application procedures for each centre.

More information

For more information about the different business incubation centres visit the dedicated webpage for each ESA BIC.

Last update: 7 June 2016

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