Space drives e-mobility20 May 2013
Space drives e-mobility20 May 2013 An ESA business incubation start-up company is helping major car manufacturers to develop electric vehicle concepts and improve safety systems by turning ideas quickly into virtual prototypes.
Turn your satnav idea into business 03 May 2013
Turn your satnav idea into business 03 May 2013 Ready to take the next step with your satnav idea? ESA’s business incubation centres are offering help through this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition.
From space: incubation programme creates a thousand jobs25 April 2013 The creation of a thousand new high-tech jobs over the last nine years was celebrated at the Agency’s business incubator in southern Germany on Wednesday. The centre and its start-ups are important contributors to the regional economy and the growing...
Mars and the machine22 April 2013
Mars and the machine22 April 2013 Without hi-tech magnetic sensors, rovers wouldn’t be able to roam around Mars. These same sensors will soon boost terrestrial travel by improving the machinery that moulds parts for cars and aircraft here on Earth.
Down the slopes with space app in your pocket10 April 2013
Down the slopes with space app in your pocket10 April 2013 Track your skiing, speed, altitude, slopes and lift kilometres with a nifty phone app from an ESA business incubation start-up. Compete against friends, win prizes and even donate to a children’s charity.
Watching over you28 March 2013
Watching over you28 March 2013 Like astronauts, heavy-equipment operators in remote mines can benefit from long-distance monitoring using space technology. An ESA spin-off company has raised safety for dozens of drivers at the El Brocal mine in Peru by predicting their fatigue.