”In reference to space tech, we are referring to satellite data, satellite navigation or communication. It may also deal with technology transfer from space operations to down-to-earth applications. We also accept ideas directly targeting the space industry, such as building instruments or software for the spaceflights.”
Are you ready for space business? At the beginning of March 2020, Turku Science Park Ltd will launch a coaching program focused on the theme. Teams, individuals and established businesses, having a space tech related business idea are couraged to apply. The SpaceUp Acceleration Program offers individual mentoring and training programmes. Training will cover topics related to business planning, entrepreneurial capabilities, how to sell your solution etc. The Program is running during 3 March– 27 April.
Applications to the program should be submitted by 26 February. The training and sessions are given in English, and will be organized in Turku and Espoo in between 3 pm–6 pm.
”Becoming a space entrepreneur requires nothing more than understanding customer needs and how space assets can provide a cost effective solution for them. Opportunities arise from autonomous maritime operations, precision agriculture and fishing, to name few”, says TechTurku Network Manager Timo Huttunen from Turku Science Park Ltd.
The SpaceUp Acceleration Programme is provided by BalticSatApps project and is funded by the European Union (European Regional Development Fund).
How to apply & more information on SpaceUp Acceleration Program
- SpaceUp Acceleration Program website
- Original news by Turku Science Park Ltd: https://turkubusinessregion.com/en/2020/02/03/spaceup-acceleration-programme-prepares-for-space-business/
- Timo Huttunen, Network manager, Turku Science Park Ltd