YOUR BUSINESS POWERED BY SPACE

From international transport to rural education, ESA Business Applications has enabled data from satellites to transform businesses on Earth. We have already invested €200m in launching innovative services in over 500 businesses. Your company could be next!

 

 
 
 
 

Watch the video to learn more about what can you do with space-related assets!

The Irish space company, Skytek, has won the European award from Lloyds for its ground breaking technology for the marine insurance industry....
“Just a little gathering of 25,000 changemakers, including 4,000 startups and 2,000 investors on November 21–22, 2019,” is how Slush summed up the event where...
A new forestry programme integrating the use of space assets is revolutionising the way that logging operations are carried out in Poland. The service, developed...

Is ESA Business Applications for me?

Space assets like satellite data or spaceflight technologies offer many opportunities and solutions to businesses. That’s why we open our network of talent, technology and funding to any and all businesses, whether or not they currently use space technologies or data.

 

About ESA Business Applications

In ESA Business Applications our aim is to show that space is open for business and has the power to improve our everyday lives on Earth. We do this by helping companies to integrate space data and technology into commercial services. Successful applicants receive:

  • Zero-equity funding (from €60k to €2M+ per activity).
  • A personalised ESA consultant.
  • Technical & commercial guidance.
  • Access to our network of partners. 
  • Credibility of the ESA brand. 

We are particularly interested in applications of space technology to previously untapped consumer markets. These services should use one (or more) of the following space assets:

How to Apply

There are two main ways to apply for ESA Business Applications support & funding. In our Open Call for Proposals, you can submit your ideas on any topic at any time of the year. With Competitive Tenders, you can respond to one of our thematic calls for proposals.  As a first port of call, why not see if there is one of our independent ESA Business Applications Ambassadors in your region?

Learn more about the application process

project highlight

Environment, Wildlife and Natural Resources, Satellite Navigation, Earth Observation, Business Applications, Demonstration Project

Treetops use high-resolution images from Satellites, UAVs and Airplanes, to facilitate the use of remote sensing in the forest industry. This online tool analyse forest Canopy Cover and Single Tree Detection.

Event Highlight

Roma, 16-12-2019 

The Italian Space Agency is pleased to host at its own premises in Rome, on the 16th December 2019, the workshop “Space for Innovation”, organized in cooperation with ESA.

 

Space for every industry

The relationship between space assets and businesses has already begun to transform a range of industries, such as:

Our partners

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News & events

The Irish space company, Skytek, has won the European award from Lloyds for its ground breaking technology for the marine insurance industry...
“Just a little gathering of 25,000 changemakers, including 4,000 startups and 2,000 investors on November 21–22, 2019,” is how Slush summed...
Roma, 16-12-2019 The Italian Space Agency is pleased to host at its own premises in Rome, on the 16th December 2019, the workshop “Spac...