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.