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Pressure cooker for space entrepreneurs

On Sunday 22 July, SBIC Noordwijk proudly hosted the ISU Start Up Event. This entrepreneurial pressure cooker was organized as an elective part of the International Space University’s Space Studies Program 2018. Some 60 ISU students were joined by a dozen students...

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ActInSpace finals in Toulouse

After 24 hours of tireless work, and another month of nail biting, we finally know which team has snatched away that amazing main award in ActInSpace 2018: Wright Team Incorporate from Australia won a seat on a parabolic zero-G flight. Their idea: a blockchain-like...

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New group of Rocketeers ‘graduates’

On Friday 8 June, another group of five entrepreneurs received their certificates after a successful Rocket Program. During seven intensive sessions, the Rocketeers were challenged by Derk Schneemann and Joris Kruse from Verhaert to take their business to the next...

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Space mirrors take first prize at ActInSpace NL

A short text message in a Whatsapp group shared by five Delft-based aerospace engineering students. That was all it took to get Team Graviters to travel to Leiden on a sunny Friday afternoon to join the innovation contest called ActInSpace. “We applied without really...

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AIS2018 breaks records around the world

2200 participants in 70 cities in 35 countries on 5 continents. Including 73 participants in 15 teams, 4 challenge experts and 9 mentors in Leiden. This was ActInSpace 2018 in numbers. But the story behind the numbers is much more interesting. For one day and one...

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Idealism and startups go hand in hand at Avy

It was a big dream that led to the founding of aviation startup Avy: “building self-flying aircraft for a sustainable future”. Two years later, the founders have lost none of their idealism. If anything, the company has become even more focused. “We have learned that...

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