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ESA Business Incubation Centres

ESA BIC Noordwijk

The European Space Innovation Centre (ESIC) in the Netherlands

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ESA Business Incubation Centre Noordwijk (ESA BIC Noordwijk) is located at the European Space Innovation Centre (ESIC) close to the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

ESTEC is the largest ESA site and the scientific and technical heart of ESA.

More than 2000 specialists work here on dozens of space projects: science missions, human spaceflight, exploration, telecommunications, satellite navigation and Earth observation as well as technology development.

The ESA BIC Noordwijk offers business start-up support as well as technical expertise in most areas of space technology and know-how.

Aerial view of European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC)

The ESIC was inaugurated on 8 December 2011 and is a minicampus for knowledge-intensive companies involved in aerospace.

Located in the Space Business Park near to ESTEC it is promoting the exchange of knowledge between advanced technology and space activities, as well the exchange of technology and expertise between space programmes and terrestrial applications.

Managing ESA BIC Noordwijk

Space Business Incubation Centre (SBIC) Noordwijk B.V. is contracted to run the ESA BIC Noordwijk and is your contact point for getting support for innovative applications using space technology in non-space fields.

For information, please contact:

ESA BIC Noordwijk
European Space Innovation Centre ESIC
Kapteynstraat 1
2201 BB Noordwijk
the Netherlands

email: martijn@esa-bic.nl

ESA BIC Noordwijk: Members and Alumni

Since ESA BIC Noordwijk was established in 2003 many entrepreneurs and start-up companies have been or are being nurtured at this business incubation centre.

The ‘incubatees’ have been divided into the following field of business:

For a complete list see Members and Alumni on the right navigation bar.

How to apply

Ariane 5 lift off

ESA BIC Noordwijk has an open call for proposals, which means that applications can be submitted at any time.

The formal application procedure is explained in the Open Call application and template which can be downloaded from the Documentation section on the right navigation bar and used for the application.

Your complete proposal and all supporting documents are to be submitted, in electronic form (.pdf and .doc) to the following email address:

email: application@esa-bic.nl

In parallel, 2 (two) signed paper originals are to be sent to:

1 set to:
ESA BIC Noordwijk
European Space Innovation Centre ESIC
Kapteynstraat 1
2201 BB Noordwijk
the Netherlands

For the attention of Mr. Martijn Leinweber
Subject: ESA BIC Noordwijk Open Call

and 1 set to:

ESTEC
Keplerlaan 1
2201 AZ Noordwijk
The Netherlands

For the attention of Mr. Marnix Houten (PFL-PTE) and Mrs. Adriana Lucas (PFL-PTE )
Subject: ESA BIC Noordwijk Open Call

Last update: 12 May 2013

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