XIX. ESA Investor Forum 2022

Connecting ESA’s space network with European investors

An initiative of the Directorate of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications.

The next edition of the ESA Investor Forum is coming to Berlin!

The ESA Investor Forum is the high-profile event for space-related investment opportunities and connects start-ups and scale-ups from the ESA network with European investors. The international meeting takes place on a regular basis to boost large-scale investments in space technologies.

This year’s event will take place in Berlin. Cutting edge technology will meet Europe’s investment ecosystem and institutional thought leaders will give key notes and panel discussions on essential space-related topics.

Join us forthe presentations and panel discussions on 16 May2022, which will be broadcasted live andcan be joined virtually by everyone!

The second day is on-site and limited to investors and startups with invitation-only access.

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Programme

Monday, 16.05.2022

Objectives of the new German government and how the space sector will contribute towards reaching those goals

  • Dr. Anna Christmann, Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy
  • René Kleeßen, Director Infrastructure and Organisation, German Space Agency at DLR

Welcome from ESA

  • Elodie Viau, Director for Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, ESA
  • Dr. Josef Aschbacher, ESA (remote)

Moderation: Frank Salzgeber, Head of Innovation and Ventures Office, Directorate for Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, ESA

  • René Kleeßen, Director Infrastructure and Organisation, German Space Agency at DLR
  • Frank Salzgeber, Head of Innovation and Ventures Office, Directorate for Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, ESA
  • Rebeca de Sancho Mayoral, Investment Manager EIC Fund, EISMEA
  • Stefan Schneider, Space Downstream Entrepreneurship Officer, EUSPA

Moderation: Matthias Wachter, Managing Director NewSpace Initiative, BDI

From going to space to how space is innovating life on Earth

Going to Orbit: The path of launching products to space
Thomas Sinn, DcubeD

Space for Climate: How thermal infrared insights contribute in mitigating climate change
Thomas Grübler, OroraTech

UN:IO: A German cooperation to create Europe’s own satellite constellation
Christian Lindener, Reflex Aerospace

The ESA BIC Unicorn Story: How space technology is changing mobility on Earth
Patrick Nathen, Lilium

Beverages & snacks

Start-up & Scale-up Financing in Europe and abroad Panel: Startup Growth – with Business Angels & Private Investors
  • Wojciech Walniczek, Investment Director, OTB Ventures
  • Andreas Riegler, Founder and General Partner, APEX Ventures
  • Tim Schwichtenberg, Investment Management, DB Digital Ventures
Moderation: Christian Ziach, Principal and Authorized Signatory, Hightech Gründerfonds Panel: Startup Expansion – Venture Capital & Governmen
  • Niels Tomm, Representative of Board, Deutsche Börse
  • Joram Voelklein, Investment Partner, Alpine Space Ventures
  • Maru Winnacker, Managing Partner, Urania Ventures
Moderation: Mika Mänz, Founder and CEO, Acitoflux

Tuesday, 17.05.2022

Pitches and investor meet-up (on site, for invited guests only)​

  • Sandra Jörg, BLACKPIN, with Oliver Hafner, Business Angel
  • Roman Hölzl, RobCo
  • Andrey Maksimov, Precious Payload, with Georgi Mitrovsky, Neo Ventures
  • Ran Qedar, SPiN
  • Benjamin Fischer, Arctic Space Technologies, with Stefan Lundblom, Arctic Ventures
  • Thomas Pellkofer, XPOLI

Beverages & snacks

Jury:
Barbara Cembella, ESA BIC Northern Germany
Petra Oetken, ESA BIC Northern Germany
Andreas Kanstein, ESA BIC Hesse

  • Dr. Walther Pelzer, German Space Agency at DLR, Member of the Executive Board, Director General German Space Agency
  • Luca Del Monte, Head of Commercialisation department, Directorate for Commercialisation, Industry and Procurement, ESA

Scale-up Winner Award: Luca Del Monte, Head of Commercialisation department, Directorate for Commercialisation, Industry and Procurement, ESA

Startup Winner Award: Dr. Walther Pelzer, German Space Agency at DLR, Mem¬ber of the Executive Board, Director General German Space Agency

You are an investor and want to join the ESA Investor Forum live in Berlin?

Your company is using space technologies and looking for funding? You think you are still missing from the ESA Investor Forum pitch list?  

Contact the organisers via esa-bic@azo-space.com.

Registration

Register here to receive the link to the livestream and a viewing reminder via email.

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