EBAN Space News

  • ACCESS.SPACE Alliance

    ACCESS.SPACE Alliance calls for extraordinary measures to support the small satellite sector and counteract Covid-19 crisis London, UK, 24 March 2020 – In view of these difficult times when the Coronavirus ‘Covid-19’ is threatening lives and the economic future of many, the ACCESS.SPACE Alliance, which represents the small satellite sector and its stakeholders, expresses its worries and concerns

    April 2, 2020
  • Fabrice Testa Succeeds Anthony Clarke as New EBAN Space Chairman

      Fabrice Testa Succeeds Anthony Clarke as New EBAN Space Chairman   Premier Angel Group has invested more than 30 million Euros into Space-Tech Start-Ups since its launch in December 2016 EBAN is pleased to announce that Fabrice Testa, Space-Tech Entrepreneur and Investor, Co-Chairman of Luxembourg Space Tech Angels (LSTA), and Senator for Luxembourg at the

    January 23, 2020
  • EBAN Space, ESA BICs and Thales Alenia Space @Cutting-edge of New Space Innovation

    Innovation Showcase featured KLEOS Global (LU-Space Situation Awareness), HIBER (NL-IoT), Sofant Technologies (UK- SatCom and 5 G RF MEMS),  OroraTech (DE-On-Board Cube Sat Processing for InfraRed Big Data Collection),  Infinite Orbits (UK/LU – Docking and Autonomous Control forGEO Satellite Life Extension) and Zubax Robotics (EE – Electric Propulsion) 13 May 2019. Cannes.  EBAN Space, Europe’s

    May 14, 2019
  • Space Angels – The Definitive Career Guide to Entrepreneurial Space

    The space industry is in the midst of a radical transformation. When SpaceX started launching its rockets a decade ago–making it far easier for commercial space startups to enter the market–it triggered a wave of entrepreneurial innovation. Today, Space is a $400B market that touches every aspect of our lives, from location-based services to global

    February 12, 2019
  • The future of the European space sector – How to leverage Europe’s technological leadership and boost investments for space ventures

    Europe boasts a strong space sector. This is largely the legacy of successful space programmes, particularly those on satellite navigation and Earth observation, mostly built on public support. However, the space sector is undergoing unprecedented transformation and development on a global scale. Major technology advancements, a new entrepreneurial spirit and a renewed policy focus have

    January 22, 2019
  • Assessment of the financing needs of space SMEs in Europe

    The space industries, since their inception in the late 1940s, have been discrete, relatively niche sectors whereby political and military considerations superseded scientific and market rationales. This status quo is changing rapidly in recent years with increased commercialization of the sector and thus, poses the problem of access to finance, especially for small and medium

    October 22, 2018
  • EBAN is partner of SpaceUp, the initiative to help EU startups scaling up

    SpaceUp is a project financed by the EU Framework programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020). The overall objective of SpaceUp is to contribute at a European level to the safeguarding and further development of a competitive and entrepeneurial space industry. Throughout the project lifetime 6 Space Academies will take place in various locations in

    October 16, 2018
  • EBAN Space at Milan Stock Exchange with its Partners ELITE and ESA

    Luca Peyrano, CEO of London Stock Exchange ELITE, Candace Johnson, EBAN President Emeritus, Paola Cuneo, LSEG, Nick Appleyard, Business Applications Director at European Space Agency   This last Friday, 5 October saw the type of network and ecosystem realisation that EBAN has been working so hard to achieve with its partners over the last years.

    October 12, 2018
  • Recommend a Start-Up for the Copernicus Accelerator 2018

    Since 2016, the European Commission has established the Copernicus Accelerator as part of its Copernicus Start-up Programme. Through the Copernicus Accelerator, fifty promising start–ups using Copernicus data and information receive support from experienced mentors and work with them on advancing their business over a period of ten months. For the first time, half of the spots are allocated through an

    July 11, 2018
  • Highlights of Seraphim Space Camp Investor Day – 10th July

    Seraphim Capital wanted to thank all participants for theri interest in our Seraphim Space Camp Investor Day, celebrating the culmination of the first edition of our Space Tech acceleration programme in London. We hope everyone who attended enjoyed the though-provoking discussions around the growing opportunities of space tech and managed to connect with the attendees and

    July 10, 2018
  • FireFly won Women in Entrepreneurship Prize by EBAN Space

    EBAN offered the reward to two fiery Portuguese ladies who created Firefly, a solution using satellite data and machine learning to better fight forest fires. The prizegiving ceremony for the third ActInSpace competition organized by CNES, ESA and ESA BIC Sud France was held during the Toulouse Space Show 2018. This year’s edition of the

    July 3, 2018
  • UK’s first Space Camp Accelerator unveils its first 6 startups

    Seraphim Capital’s launched the new “Space Camp Accelerator”, UK’s first dedicated accelerator programme for startups in the spacetech industry. They have now selected the six companies in this first cohort. They come from from the US, Denmark and the UK. The programme is underway and is 9 weeks in total, ending 9/10 July. The key

    June 21, 2018
  • UK Space Tech Angels in the spotlight again Space tech: where investors can boldly go

    “This is completely new. So far, we are the only ones in the UK who are creating an ecosystem for space tech,” says Anthony Clarke, managing director of Newable Ventures, whose UK Space Tech Angels (UKSTA) programme has closed investment rounds for seven UK-based start-ups since the beginning of 2017. Clarke’s team are currently sifting

    March 18, 2018
  • Seraphim Capital publishes the Seraphim SpaceTech Market Map

    As the world’s only Space technology (‘SpaceTech’) focused venture capital fund, over the last 18 months we’ve been in the privileged position of having a panoptic view of all the innovation that is happening within the SpaceTech ecosystem. To put this in context, during this time we’ve identified more than 1,500 investment opportunities and have

    March 16, 2018
  • Industry 4.0 | Tenders on Microgrids and Smart Airport | Events

    Industry 4.0 and High Value Manufacturing Kick-Start Activities Invitation to tender Closing date: 7 March 2018 ESA’s Industry 4.0 and High Value Manufacturing Kick-Start Activities offer support and funding of up to € 60,000 per activity for companies looking to develop space empowered services for smart factories. Integrated Applications for Microgrids in Developing Economies Invitation to tender

    January 31, 2018
  • EBAN Space in Full Force at NewSpace Europe Conference

    EBAN Space Executive Committee at NewSpace Europe Conference NewSpace Europe is the first space conference in Europe to focus solely on the new space industry and the economic opportunity of space. Hosted by The Ministry of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Luxembourg City, NewSpace Europe took place on 16 and 17 November and centered around the

    November 17, 2017
  • ESA News: A patch for Health!

    The European Space Agency is continuously running new experiments and testing innovative technologies when it comes to monitoring the health of its astronauts on mission. During the Proxima mission, ESA evaluated “Everywear“, an experiment that gathers health data from astronauts via a system of wearable sensors and wirelessly transfers the information to a Space Station

    September 13, 2017
  • London Business Angels (LBA) joins force with ESA Business Applications

    Originally published by European Space Agency. LBA, one of the UK’s leading private investment groups and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) that establishes a joint commitment to cultivating successful new businesses in the UK that exploit space capabilities. LBA was recently acquired by City of London based Newable Limited.

    August 14, 2017
  • Luxembourg law on the exploration and use of space resources entered into force

    riginally published by Arendt & Medernach.O The Luxembourg law on the exploration and use of space resources of 20 July 2017 entered into force on 2 August 2017 and placed Luxembourg among the most innovative space-oriented nations in the world. The new law provides a legal framework for the “new space” activities. It aims at the further

    August 7, 2017
  • Elon Musk’s Vision of a Self-Sustaining City on Mars Published in New Space

    New Rochelle, NY, June 14, 2017—The Commentary entitled “Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species” presents the vision of Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, for future manned trips to other planets and specifically what will be needed to create a self-sustaining city on Mars. The article, drawn from Mr. Musk’s presentation at the 67th International Astronautical Congress,

    June 15, 2017
  • Could Brexit blow a hole in UK’s space ambitions?

    From ROOM  ROOM is an open forum for comment and opinion – and actively encourages contributions. To promote debate, discussion and inspiration we regularly publish commentaries and opinions by space leaders and those involved directly or indirectly in aerospace and space exploration. Here, Dr Michael Leggett analyses the possible effects of Britain leaving the EU (‘Brexit’)

    June 8, 2017
  • World’s largest artificial Sun rises in Germany

    From New Atlas Germany isn’t exactly famous for its sunshine, so to help with the country’s commitment to investigating renewable energy, the German Space Center(DLR) has constructed the world’s largest artificial Sun. Making its public debut today in Jülich, North Rhine-Westphalia, the three-storey “Synlight” electrically-powered sun lamp will be used for various research projects, including developing processes

    June 8, 2017
  • ESA EURONEWS: Journey Around Saturn – 8 minute VIDEO documentary

    The Cassini spacecraft recently flew between the rings of Saturn and the planet itself, a daring trajectory chosen to conclude a unique exploration mission. To find out what that orbit means, and to look back at some of Cassini-Huygens finest moments, we met up with key members of the science team in the UK for

    June 8, 2017
  • The Golden Era of Space – A Personal Journey from Toy Sputniks to the Stars

    This year of 2017, we celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Sputnik. It inspired and continues to inspire men and women around the world to reach to the stars and to achieve great things. A Toy Sputnik for the Christmas Tree I was 5 years old in 1957 and for Christmas I received from my

    June 8, 2017
  • Space Nation one of 10 to watch in Space travel

    Launching a contest to go on a space vacation is the stuff of Total Recall, but the first true iteration of it is coming out of Finland this year. The effort is backed by a consortium of companies that includes the aforementioned Axiom Space. Equal partners include “space media company” Cohu Experience, “new Space” and

    June 8, 2017
  • UK Space Tech Angels presentation

    Rewatch UK Space Tech Angels video on the programme presentation! This event was all about introducing Angel investors to UK Space Tech Angels programme and how they can really build their capacity as investors in this constantly growing industry. Interested? More info on UK Space Tech Angels and other Newable Private Investing programmes here.

    May 16, 2017
  • NASA Opens Software Catalog to the Public

    NASA has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, all free of charge to the public, without any royalty or copyright fees. Available in both hard copy and online, this third edition of the publication has contributions from all the agency’s centers

    March 16, 2017