ESA BIC alumni

More than 100 startups have successfully graduated from the ESA BIC Noordwijk incubation program.
Since 2011, SBIC Noordwijk has managed this program.

Just some successful ESA BIC Noordwijk companies

Relegs:
  • Developed a medical device against Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
  • This affects 5-10% of the world’s population
  • Graduated in 2018
  • Space link: ESA patent + engineering design principles
HIBER:
  • Delivering worldwide IoT connectivity
  • Raised 15 million euro in total already
  • Graduated in 2019
  • Space link: makes nano satellites (New Space)
AVY:
  • Developing “drones for good”: used for medical deliveries and detecting poachers in Africa
  • Winner Accenture Blue Tulip Awards 2020 – Mobility
  • Graduated in 2017
  • Space link: uses sat nav (GNSS)
OPT/NET BV:
  • With OptOSS, it uses AI for real-time disaster management
  • Won 2 Copernicus Masters challenges (in 2017 & 2018)
  • Graduated in 2016
  • Space link: uses EO data
Skytree:
  • Making energy out of CO2 in homes
  • Its CCO was on Forbes’ ’30 under 30′ Europe list (2019)
  • Graduated in 2013
  • Space link: uses ESA air caption technology – normally used on board of a spacecraft
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satsearch:
  • Global, digital, open marketplace for space products & services
  • Connects demand and supply for ground, launch, and space systems in over 100 countries
  • Graduated in 2020
  • Space link: solution for commercialization of the space industry
Blackshore:
  • Using crowdsourcing and gamification to make satellite imagery data more accurate
  • Overall winner Copernicus Masters 2012
  • Graduated in 2012
  • Space link: uses EO data
JOHAN Sports:
  • Tracking & monitoring device is used by dozens of professional sports teams
  • Acquired by Demcon in 2o21
  • Graduated in 2017
  • Space link: uses sat nav (GNSS)
Parkbee:
  • Solving the parking space problem
  • Secured 35 million euro total in funding 
  • Graduated in 2016
  • Space link: uses sat nav (GNSS)
Homewizard:
  • One of the first Dutch domotica systems
  • Acquired
  • Graduated in 2011
  • Space link: uses sat nav (GNSS)
Lens R&D:
  • Developing innovative solar sensors for space
  • Its products are already used and are in orbit
  • Graduated in 2014
  • Space link: makes products for space industry
Toogethr:
  • Ride sharing platform & tracking CO2 impact
  • Acquired by Calendar42
  • Graduated in 2013
  • Space link: uses sat nav (GNSS)
Exxfire:
  • Non-pressurized gaseous fire suppression 
  • Raised nearly 7 million euro in growth equity (total)
  • Graduated in 2013
  • Space link: using micro solid fuelled rocket-engine technology
Readar:
  • Translating aerial imagery to data using machine learning & remote sensing
  • 18 different products profiting the real estate industry
  • Graduated in 2018
  • Space link: using aerial imagery
eFarmer:
  • Its solutions for farmers are used in nearly 50 countries
  • Got a 1.2 million euro investment
  • Graduated in 2016
  • Space link: uses sat nav (GNSS)