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ESA Business Incubation Centre Milan is the new incubation program to support the best Space Tech startups from Europe

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Are you a Space Tech startup with big dreams and ambitious ideas?

Look no further! ESA BIC Milan offers a unique incubation program tailored to propel your innovations to new heights. Join us on an exciting journey through the world of entrepreneurship and let your ideas take flight.

The European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre Milan supports Space Tech startups from Europe. We look for entrepreneurial ventures that are developing innovative products and services in the upstream or downstream fields.

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Our goal

At ESA BIC Milan we are passionate about shaping the future of space technology. Our incubation program is part of the European Space Agency’s Business Incubation Centre network, dedicated to supporting startups that leverage space technology for innovative applications in the space industry.
Our goal is to nurture and accelerate Space Tech startups to become global pioneers in their respective fields. We are here to cultivate an environment of collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation within the Space Tech community.

Our goal

Why choose ESA BIC Milan?

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Unrivaled Expertise

With the support of the European Space Agency (ESA), we bring together seasoned professionals, industry leaders, and mentors with extensive experience in the space sector

Prime location

our program is based in the vibrant city of Milan, Italy, providing access to a thriving tech ecosystem and a perfect launchpad for your startup.

Top-notch Facilities

Enjoy cutting-edge facilities and resources designed to foster innovation and development, allowing you to focus on what matters most – your groundbreaking ideas.

Funding Opportunities

Securing funding is crucial for everystartup. ESA BIC Milan connects you with potential investors and funding sources to fuel your growth.


Welcome to Milan, where the future of Space Tech innovation is waiting to be unlocked. This vibrant city in Italy offers a captivating ecosystem that beckons Space Tech startups to embark on an extraordinary journey of exploration and growth. Here’s why Milan is the perfect launchpad for your space ventures.

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Join Our Stellar Ecosystem!

We invite you to become part of our captivating space innovation ecosystem. Launch your Space Tech startup into the cosmos of possibilities and join hands with the trailblazers shaping the future of space.

Together, we’ll reach for the stars and beyond!

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Who can apply?

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Innovative ideas (technological or on business model) with a valid space connection targeting either upstream or downstream applications.
Space-related companies no more than 5 years old