ESA BIC Northern Germany

Boundless space: The ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Northern Germany is the new flagship project for the aeronautics and space sector in Bremen. Our space incubator โ€“ part of the European Space Agencyโ€™s (ESA) network of 20 centres across Europe โ€“ is set to take on startups from Bremen as well as from other federal states in Northern Germany. We will provide you with 24 months of support to establish your business.

Who can apply?

A company which fulfills the following criteria:

Not founded or
company age < 5 years

Product or service with a space connection

A legal work permit in Germany

A detailed list of all eligibility requirements can be found in the Open Call: Download the .zip file here.
Do you have an innovative idea and you are interested in our ESA BIC Northern Germany programme? Then just give us a call and letโ€™s talk about it!

Fields of Application


Artificial Intelligence

Automotive & Mobility



And many more….

Don't miss our next application deadline!

22 October 2023, 23:59 (CET)

NOTE: If you miss this hard deadline, the application will be evaluated with the next Open Call batch.

All you need for your application

You can download the templates here.

How do you find the connection to space for your idea/project? You find some tips on how to identify your space reference here.

You’re not sure if you have a connection to space or were unable to find one? Then call us, we are happy to help you personally.

Stay tuned!

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