ESA BIC Bavaria

Lift your Startup to the next level!

Are you developing a disruptive product or a digital business in areas like e.g. Robotics, MedTech, Mobility, Automotive, Aerospace or Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Then ESA BIC Bavaria offers the right incubation programme for you. We can help you turn your ideas and inventions into a successful business.

With our world-class partners Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, ESA, DLR, Fraunhofer IIS and Airbus, we support you not only financially (without taking any equity), but also with technical expertise from leading experts.

Find within our brochure some examples of ESA BIC Bavaria incubates and alumni who are working on space-related solutions that address economic and social challenges that we are currently facing.

Who can apply?

A company which fulfills the following criteria:

Not founded or
company age < 3 years

Product or service with a space connection

A legal work permit in Germany

A detailed list of all eligibility requirements can be found in the Open Call: Download the .zip file here.

Do you have an innovative idea and you are interested in our ESA BIC Bavaria programme? Then just give us a call and let’s talk about it!

Fields of Application


Artificial Intelligence
Automotive & Mobility


And many more….

Don't miss our next application deadline!

22 October 2023, 23:59 (CET)


NOTE: If you miss this hard deadline, the application will be evaluated with the next Open Call batch.

All you need for your application

You can download the templates here.

How do you find the connection to space for your idea/project? You find some tips on how to identify your space reference here.

You’re not sure if you have a connection to space or were unable to find one? Then call us, we are happy to help you personally.

Stay tuned!

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