→ Space Moves!

Space Moves! is an event jointly organised by the Space Administration of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and the European Space Agency (ESA) to promote space-enabled services with a major focus on transport and mobility.

Space Moves! is the seventh edition of ESA’s annual ARTES Applications workshop. It will bring together companies, users, experts, entrepreneurs, and the vibrant start-up scene to foster partnerships, spark new ideas, and inform about ESA funding and support opportunities.

Check out the Space Moves! Business Idea Competition for new space-enabled business concepts, with finalists’ pitches and awards ceremony during the event.

Transport and Mobility

Transport and mobility areas addressed at the event include:

  • Automotive and Road Mobility
  • Aviation
  • Maritime
  • Railway
  • Plant Equipment
  • Logistics
  • Infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Enabling Technologies

Added Value of Space

Your commercial services may need capabilities like remote or global interconnectivity, robust communication, positioning, precision timing, geo-information, remote control, or technology for harsh environments.

Space assets, such as satellite communication, satellite navigation, Earth observation or human spaceflight, can enable these capabilities.

What We Offer

Transport & Mobility Talks

Learn about challenges, opportunities and successful space-enabled services on land, at sea and in air

Application Showcases

Get inspired by demonstrations of successful mobility and transport services enabled by space

Network & Partnership Building

Meet business and technical experts, entrepreneurs, decision makers and investors

Funding & Support Opportunities

Learn about opportunities to fund and support your business ideas and discuss the possibilities with relevant stakeholders

Business Idea Competition

Do you have a promising business idea that benefits from satellite navigation, Earth observation, satellite communication or other space assets?

Submit it via the Space Moves! Business Idea Competition and win attractive prizes!

Draft Agenda

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Day 1 - 18 September 2017

10:00 – 10:30 Registration and Welcome Coffee
10:30 – 11:30 Introduction by ESA, Space Administration of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)
11:30 – 12:25 Thematic Session: Automotive and Road Mobility
12:25 – 13:55 Lunch
13:55 – 14:25 Cross Thematic Session
14:25 – 15:15 Thematic Session: Aviation
15:15 – 15:45 ESA Ambassador Network
15:45 – 15:50 Invitation to Demo Corners
15:50 – 16:20 Coffee Break – Demo Corners
16:20 – 17:15 Business Idea Competition: Elevator Pitches + Voting
17:15 – 18:45 Space for 5G in the Digital Society
18:45 – 20:45 Dinner

Day 2 - 19 September 2017

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome Coffee
9:00 – 9:50 Thematic Session: Maritime
9:50 – 10:30 Thematic Sessions: Plant Equipment and Logistics
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:15 Cross Thematic Session
11:15 – 11:45 Thematic Session: Urban Infrastructure and Mobility
11:45 – 12:40 Thematic Session: Railways
12:40 – 12:55 Kick-off INNOspace Masters (DLR)
12:55 – 13:10 Kick-start Activities
13:10 – 13:20 Business Idea Competition: Award Ceremony
13:20 – 13:35 Closure
13:35 – 14:05 Light Lunch

Register Now!

Mark your calendar and register now, so we can send you further information about the event.

18-19 September 2017
Humboldt Carré, Berlin


Should you have any questions about this event, please contact us at space-applications-event@esa.int.

About Us

Acting on behalf of the Federal Government, DLR Space Administration designs and implements Germany's Space Programme, which integrates all German space activities on the national and European plane. 'Space Moves!' is supported as part of the German initiative 'Raumfahrt bewegt!' of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

The European Space Agency is Europe's gateway to space. ESA Business Applications is dedicated to the development, implementation and pilot operations of space-enabled applications that will lead to innovative, sustainable services.

23 May 2017 - Last updated at 11 August 2017 - 14:57