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Are you ready to make your mark in the space tech industry?

Here’s how you can become a part of the ESA BIC Milan incubation program.

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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

NOTE: Only citizens or companies from any ESA membership country can apply.


Application guide

The call is permanently opened. The selection and evaluation of applications are scheduled periodically with deadlines published on this website.

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In order to apply contact us for introducing your business project and receiving all information about the program.

Download and read the open call documents.

Complete your application by filling in the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Business Plan
  • Incubation Proposal
  • Related appendices

Submit your project within the deadline through the application form.
NB: Remember to specify the Node you are applying for, Milan.

Wait for confirmation, as all proposals are first reviewed on formal requirements by the Tender Opening Board. This will be done within a week after the application deadline.

Pitch your Business Plan and present your company to the Tender Evaluation Board.

In case of approval, sign the incubation contract and get ready to work with us!


Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to accelerate your space tech startup. Apply now and let the journey begin!

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