Welcome to the ESA Business Incubation Centre Harwell

The space you need to get your business idea off the ground.

For any start-up, spin-out or entrepreneur, coming up with a great idea is just the first step. Turning it quickly and effectively into a winning commercial offering can be an even bigger challenge.

The European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre Harwell (PDF - 996kB - link opens in a new window) (ESA BIC Harwell) helps you to meet this challenge, enabling you to leverage the funding, support, skills and facilities you need to transform space technology and systems into a successful, vibrant, non-space related business.

Next selection campaign deadline: to be announced . . .

Latest News

  • 24 November 2014

    Touchdown for Philae!

    ESA BIC Harwell congratulates Oxford Micro Medical scientists, Ejaz Huq and Taff Morgan on the success of the long awaited Philae touchdown on comet 67P/Churuyumov-Gerasimenko...
  • 04 November 2014

    Success for incubatees at Pitch@Palace bootcamp!

    Congratulations to ESA BIC Harwell incubatee Terra Recovery who has been selected as one of the 15 finalists for the Autumn 2014 Pitch@Palace competition....



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