ESA BIC Turin: the second selection of space start-ups is open


Following the success of the first round of start-up selection for the incubation program, ESA BIC Turin announces its second call, which will remain open until September 9, 2022.

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ESA BIC Turin supports the birth and development of new innovative companies based on space technologies, with both upstream and downstream applications. The incubation program, managed by I3P with the scientific and technological support of Politecnico di Torino and LINKS Foundation, offers financial incentives, strategic business consulting, scientific and technological support for the development of products and services, and direct access to a wide network of highly qualified partners.

Until September 9, 2022 it is possible to apply for the ESA BIC Turin incubation program, aimed at innovative start-ups in the space sector. The selected companies will become part of the largest Space Economy’ community in Europe and will receive a financial contribution of €50,000, for both product development and intellectual property management, as well as business coaching and mentoring servicestechnological supportassistance in fundraising activities and access to a large network of partners, including large companies, investment funds and research institutions of international relevance.

In the last months, 8 start-ups were selected and incubated after the first round of the call: AdapTronicsAstradyneHipparcosKurs OrbitalMespacSpace VSynchropalVolta Structural Energy. Their proposed solutions include space robotics and logistic systems, structural batteries for future satellite applications, innovative solar panels, greenhouses to enable the cultivation of terrestrial plants on space modules, and services for environmental monitoring and security in telecommunications.

To find out more and apply your project to join the incubation program, please visit the dedicated page or contact ESA BIC Turin.