Go2Space-HUBs

Emma Crespo

Overview

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Summary and objectives

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

The objective of the EU-funded Go2Space-HUBs project is to secure the creation and up-scaling of European businesses, offering technology and services in and from the space sector, ensuring value creation and innovation through cross-fertilisation, training, and locally owned and driven networks and initiatives that connect effectively with existing EU initiatives.

This will be achieved through the creation of 3 new Space hubs in Coimbra, Madrid and Tallinn strengthening local entrepreneurship/ business ecosystems & networks. These HUBs have extensive experience in providing support to start-ups and will be supported by entities that are experts on investor readiness & access to finance services and technology transfer, in addition to an aerospace cluster representing SMEs from all the relevant space-segments. The 6 consortia partners represent key players in the local and regional start-up ecosystem.

The project includes a range of new local initiatives for entrepreneurs, start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs, building bridges to EU activities, and designed to secure the creation of new start-ups & to help start-ups and scale-ups grow.

  • Incubation of 20 entrepreneurs/early stage start-ups
  • Acceleration of 20 established start-ups/scale-up
  • Demo-Days to present their solutions to Investors and partners
  • Innovations Days
  • B2B events to facilitate spinning-in/-out
  • Organization of 3 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 recourses
  • Identifications 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.

 

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Cross-sectoral industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems

Partnership composition

Profile name Location Project coordinator
MADRID AEROSPACE CLUSTER

Spain

UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID Coordinator
MADRID AEROSPACE CLUSTER
Instituto Pedro Nunes
Technology Partners
Europe Unlimited
Tehnopol

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Latest news and documents

News Published: 01.02.2021
#WhatSpaceMeans4u
News Published: 22.01.2021
#Go2SpaceHackathon. ONLINE, 15-20 February, 2021
News Published: 18.01.2021
Webinar: ‘DIAS, the platforms for open access to Copernicus data & information’
News Published: 03.12.2020
Go2Space-HUBs collaborates in the organization of the NSE – New Space Economy 2020 Virtual Brokerage Event