15th & 16th of May
Maribor, Slovenia

ESA BIC Austria & Science Park Graz's Value Proposition 

 


Company presentation

ESA BIC (Business Incubation Centre) Austria is the place for entrepreneurs from research centres, universities, space and non-space business seeking to realise their innovative ideas and transfer technologies from space to other areas of the economy. ESA BIC Austria is operated by Science park Graz. SGP is a publicly funded institution with the purpose of supporting and promoting the creation of innovative tech-based startups business in Graz and Styria. In incubation, and backed up by a network of experts, SPG team supports university graduates, students, researchers and entrepreneurs from all fields by providing professional counselling & coaching, infrastructure and financing during the pre-start-up period. 
 

PODIM Challenge Industry Match  


 

What are they looking for?

The ESA BIC Austria team, working within Science Park Graz, is looking for ambitious business teams from research centres, universities, space and non-space businesses seeking to realise their innovative ideas and transfer technologies from space to other areas of the economy.
 

What are they offering

The Science Park Graz (SPG) provides a wide-ranging offer both to startup founders as well as to experienced managers wishing to share their knowledge with startup teams. Furthermore, investors also have the opportunity to benefit from their growth-oriented companies and their innovative products and services.
 
As manager of the ESA Business Incubation Centre in Austria, Science Park Graz offers the perfect support for entrepreneurs from research centres, universities, space and non-space businesses seeking to realise their innovative ideas and transfer technologies from space to other areas of the economy.
 
On the way to your own company, they offer tailor-made support:
 
Consulting and coaching:
  • Business model evaluation
  • Business plan development coaching
  • Mentoring during the founding process and beyond
  • Training programme and further education opportunities 

Financing:
  • Interest-free loans
  • Funding opportunities for research & development as well as for external services
  • Support during the communication with investors and funding centres 

Infrastructure:
  • Modern office workspace
  • Research infrastructure and laboratories
  • Conference rooms
  • Phone, internet, fax, beamer

Networking and mentoring:
  • Access to a large network of prospective partners and customers
  • Contacts with potential investors
  • Mentoring programme organised in cooperation with science and business experts
 

Additional info, use cases & success stories 

 

Get in touch with the ESA BIC Austria & Science Park Graz team

If you wish to collaborate with the ESA BIC Austria & Science Park Graz team and meet them at this year’s PODIM Conference, send an email with a short presentation to Sabrina Petutschnig at petutschnig@sciencepark.at or get in touch with them via the contact form on their website.