ESA business incubator opens in Portugal11 November 2014
ESA business incubator opens in Portugal11 November 2014 ESA’s latest Business Incubation Centre has opened in Portugal, ready to help entrepreneurs and start-up companies take space technology and services into non-space areas such as health, transport and energy.
Eye-catching space technology restoring sight03 November 2014
Eye-catching space technology restoring sight03 November 2014 Laser surgery to correct eyesight is common practice, but did you know that technology developed for use in space is now commonly used to track the patient’s eye and precisely direct the laser scalpel?
Entrepreneurs focus on Galileo in prestigious competition 27 October 2014
Entrepreneurs focus on Galileo in prestigious competition 27 October 2014 A ground-breaking Galileo receiver took home the grand prize in this year's European Satellite Navigation Competition, while the ESA Innovation Prize went to a tracker for items such as trailers, containers and bikes.
The heat is on 10 October 2014
The heat is on 10 October 2014 Thanks to ESA and a high-tech fabric used in spacesuits, Swedish steelworkers will soon be wearing safer and cooler underwear to work.
Not just cool – it’s a gas 12 September 2014
Not just cool – it’s a gas 12 September 2014 In space, a new way of producing gas is being tested for steering satellites. On Earth, it is now fighting fires without harming the environment – and business insiders say it could be revolutionary.
Students find new business ideas with space technology 08 September 2014
Students find new business ideas with space technology 08 September 2014 Last week, international management students used space technology as a platform for creating new business ideas during an annual week-long seminar at ESA.