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Join our network

A community with a shared vision is a great source of motivation, so join the world’s largest incubation network.

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Launch with €50,000

Building prototypes and registering patents fast is essential and made possible with the ESA BIC grant.

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Access ESA expertise

Resolve technical challenges by accessing technical support and expertise from ESA “rocket scientists” and experts.

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Consult our team

Everyone needs help to succeed, receive business assistance from a dedicated ESA BIC programme manager.

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Reach global investors

Investors are a great way to bring money and know-how into a start-up, we give you special access to investors.

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Get office facilities

Having a place to work with professional meeting facilities and great coffee, means you can focus on your start-up.

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Get special opportunities

Having the right connections is important, to get exclusive opportunities to work with industry and discover tenders.

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Beat the competition

It’s great to win awards and especially when they come with cash prizes and exposure, so we ensure you don’t miss out.

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Receive greater exposure

An association with a powerful brand can deliver great benefits and open doors and the ESA brand is recognised globally.

ESA BIC Austria

Your go-to place for space-enabled innovation
ESA BIC Austria
Your go-to place for space-enabled innovation
ESA BIC Austria is the place for entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs, researchers and students to improve life on Earth through the commercialization of innovative space-enabled products and services in promising areas of the economy.
Providing space to succeed
Join our network
Join the world’s largest space innovation network!
We are your gateway to a worldwide network of collaboration with other start-ups, industry, academia,..
Launch with €50,000
Building prototypes and developing a sound IPR strategy are essential and made possible with the ESA BIC’s zero-equity funding.
Get technical support
Resolve technical challenges by accessing academia and industry and expertise from ESA "rocket scientists".
Get business support
Everyone needs help to succeed! Receive business assistance from our consulting team and mentorship network.
Reach global investors
Investors are a great way to bring money and know-how into a start-up, we give you special access to investors.
Get office facilities
Having a place at discounted market prices with professional meeting facilities and great coffee, means you can focus on your start-up.
Get exclusive deals
Having the right tools to work with is important, so get exclusive opportunities with our partners.
Beat the competition
It's great to win awards, especially when they come with cash prizes and exposure. We ensure you don't miss out.
Receive greater exposure
An association with a powerful brand can deliver great benefits and open doors. Adding the ESA branding to your start-up is a credibility sign recognised globally.
Your journey to incubation starts here!
Next application deadline: 27th of October 2020, 5pm
What our incubatees say
The various services provided by the ESA BIC Austria Team have helped us a lot.
The various services provided by the ESA BIC Austria team have helped us a lot throughout the whole entrepreneurial spectrum, reaching from funding aspects to pitch training and marketing.
Julian Jank
Aeroficial Intelligence - Data Driven Solutions
Copernicus Hackathon Graz - postponed
Join the hackathon for the space economy
The Copernicus Hackathon Graz is part of the European Union’s Copernicus Program. Our aim is to motivate and inspire developers, entrepreneurs and industry to conceive innovative ideas for the betterment of society.

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