Our ESA BIC startups

These businesses have innovation at their core.

Check out what’s possible with space technology!

Current ESA BIC Noordwijk incubatees


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Developing products using pneumatic and electrical energy storage technologies for remote and rescue applications.

Space link: space-proven technology (on PROBA 2-satellite).

Founders: Berry Sanders & Gert van Noord 🇳🇱

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Autonomous drone fleets for security & agri/food sector.

Space link: uses GNSS satellite navigation technology

Founders: Bart Slinger & Niels Klink 🇳🇱



Letting private pilots quickly determine the safest flight routes around storms and rain.

Space link: processing data from meteorological satellites.

Founders: Peter Novak 🇸🇰  & Antonin Komenda 🇨🇿  

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Makes heat efficient gas stoves.

Space link: rocket inspired thermal efficiency.

Founder: Surya Prakash SDC 🇮🇳


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The 24/7 multisensor remote patient monitoring solution.

Space link: uses GNSS satellite navigation technology.

Founders: Reinier Vrolijk & Ronald Olie 🇳🇱




Earth observation solutions for sustainable cities.

Space link: using earth observation data.

Founders: Danny Hetharia & Jeroen van Zwieten 🇳🇱


Survey Intelligence

Survey Intelligence & Analytics

Geological analysis for structural integrity assessment.

Space link: using earth observation data.

Founders: Reda Meftahi 🇫🇷  & Maud van Ees 🇳🇱


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Weeding robot for organic precision farming.

Space link: using GNSS satellite navigation and inspiration from rovers.

Founders: Tim Kreukniet 🇳🇱  & Mohamed Boussama 🇹🇳

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