Go2Space-HUBs

Generating new sOlutions 2 and from Space through effective local start-up HUBs

The objective of the Go2Space-HUBs project is to establish conditions for the creation and scaling up of European businesses offering technology and services in and from the space-sector. This is being achieved through the creation of 3 new Space Hubs in Madrid, Tallinn and Coimbra, strengthening local entrepreneurship / business ecosystems and networks.

The project consists of a range of new local initiatives for entrepreneurs, start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs, building bridges to EU activities. It is designed to secure the creation of new start-ups and to help start-ups and scale-ups grow. Go2Space HUBs includes: Incubation of 20 early stage start-ups; Acceleration of 20 established start-ups / scale-ups; Demo-Days to present their solutions to investors and partners; Innovation Days; B2B events to facilitate spinning-in/out; Organization of hackathons; Joint-applications to the Copernicus incubator; An “Up-scaling engine” to help a range of local scale-ups and SMEs secure more efficient growth; Introduction to existing space resources; Identification of barriers to investments in space; Targeted training on access to private and public finance & Final Investment & Partnering event with participants from all the 3 HUBs.

Consortium

UC3M (project coordinator), Technology Partners (Polonia); Europe Unlimited (Bélgica); Tehnopol (Tallin), IPN (Portugal) and Madrid Aerospace Cluster.

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