to: 22 Jul 2020




An online discussion on the opportunities available to UK companies through the European Space Agency (ESA) Business Applications.

About this Event

Join this online discussion chaired by Tom Greenwood, UK Regional Ambassador in the South East for the ESA Business Applications Programme, to learn more about the opportunities available for business in the UK.

Victoria Christmas, UK Business Developer for the ESA Business Applications Programme, will also join the session and take part in an interactive discussion to answer your questions about what’s involved and how to apply.

Session Outline

  • Introduction to ESA Business Applications – Tom Greenwood
  • Introduction to the application process – Victoria Christmas
  • Open discussion and Q&A (note: this will form the majority of the session)
  • 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.

ESA Space Solutions

ESA Space Solutions is the go-to place for great business ideas involving space in all areas of society and economy. Our mission is to support entrepreneurs in Europe in the development of business using satellite applications and space technology.

Our programme is designed to provide multiple entry points such as ESA Business Incubation Centres (ESA BICs), ESA Technology Transfer Broker Network, ESA Business Application Ambassadors and the ESA Business Applications programme. We can also support your ideas of transferring space technology into non-space markets or vice versa.

ESA Business Applications is part of ESA Space Solutions that supports the development of sustainable services utilising space assets. It provides funding opportunities and expert support to entrepreneurs.

Space assets like satellite data or spaceflight technologies offer many opportunities and solutions to businesses. Are you an entrepreneur, are you running a start-up or an established business? Then you might be interested to apply for our different funding opportunities.