Ready for takeoff? ESA BIC Switzerland is accepting new applications

Ready for takeoff? ESA BIC Switzerland is accepting new applications

07.2.2021 – The ESA Business Incubation Centre initiative offers an extensive support package to entrepreneurs and young startups with innovative ideas for exploiting space technologies or patents in order to develop their non-space business on earth or create solutions for the space industry. The ESA Business Incubation Centre Switzerland (ESA BIC Switzerland) is a nationwide initiative that started in 2016 and is managed by ETH Zurich, in collaboration with VenturelabVenture Kick, EPFL, Impact Hub Zurich and AP Swiss.

BENEFITS OF THE ESA BIC PROGRAM

  • Up to € 200k in non-dilutive funding
  • Up to 80 hours technical support by companies and research organizations
  • Access to a broad network of corporate and research partners, incl. ESA
  • Business and technical support
  • Enter an international community

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE

  • Startups younger than 5 years
  • Company registered in Switzerland (latest at contract signature)
  • With some “space connection”: either a space technology for an application on earth, or a technology from eartch for use in space
  • Sectors: ICT, Telecommunications, Drones, Robotics, Security, Mobility, Energy, Biology, Chemistry and Medicine

 

Apply now for the upcoming ESA BIC Switzerland events