EUR 1.5 Million Secured for 60 New Startups in Bavaria

Breaking news for the ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Bavaria: The European Space Agency (ESA) is extending its successful collaboration with AZO Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen for its ESA BIC Bavaria by an additional four years! Put into figures, this means EUR 1.5 million are secured for 60 new high-tech startups. It is ESA BIC Bavaria’s mission to support 200 startups by 2021.

The signing of the contract took place today in the Bavarian space hub Oberpfaffenhofen. ESA Director General Prof Johann-Dietrich Wörner, the Bavarian Minister of Economic Affairs Franz Josef Pschierer, and Dr Walther Pelzer, Member of the Executive Board at DLR Space Administration belonged to today’s special guests along with various strong partners, space attachés, ESA BIC Bavaria startups and media representatives.

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About ESA BIC Bavaria

The ESA BIC Bavaria seeks entrepreneurs using space technologies in a non-space environment. That does not mean rocket science, but applies to multiple application fields such as navigation and positioning, communications techniques, Earth observation, materials, processes, signals or robotics.

Are you interested in joining our network and do you have an innovative idea yourself? Then have a look at the details of the ESA BIC Bavaria programme. ESA BIC Bavaria has four selection rounds each year. The next application deadline for the incubation programme is 08 June 2018. Apply now for ESA BIC Bavaria

Regine Heue was Head of Marketing & Communications at AZO until June 2020. She was responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal.

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