Who can apply?
New or existing companies
less than 5 years old.
Based in Catalonia or has a delegation in Catalonia
· Space connection
· Viable business plan
Does your business have a space connection?
To apply for the ESA BIC Barcelona, you must have a strong
and innovative space connection. This includes:
Downstream – Your idea is about utilising space systems or exploiting space technology in a non-space domain, in one of the following areas:
Software or Firmware
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
Upstream – Your idea is about exploiting new technology in the space domain, or you intend to be active as a supplier to the space sector, in one of the following areas (including systems, sub-systems, components, and services):
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Download and read the open call documents. We can provide one personalized coaching
session to help you complete the application to ESA BIC Barcelona.
Fill in the application documents: Cover letter, Bussines plan, incubation proposal.
Submit application online, send the files to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject
«ESA BIC Barcelona Application – [Start-up Name]». Next application deadline: XXXX :
If you miss the deadline, your application will be evaluated with the next open call batch
Evaluation 1. Formal check of application documents in Tender Opening Board (TOB).
Wait for the notification.
Evaluation 2. Invitation to Tender Evaluation Board (TEB) meeting.
Pitch your Business Plan and present your company.
If approved. Sign the incubation contract. Incubation start!