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ESA BIC Ireland

ESA BIC Ireland

Discover your space at ESA BIC

ESA BIC Ireland offers technical, business, financial and incubation support to startups that have a connection with space, and are developing either upstream or downstream applications.

ESA BIC Ireland is part of a network of 22 ESA BICs across 18 ESA Member States, which were established to empower entrepreneurship and to allow local economies to benefit from space data, technologies and assets.

 

What are the benefits of joining ESA BIC Ireland?

  • Incentive funding of up to €50,000 to support your business
  • Technical support through ESA
  • Business development support, advice and coaching
  • Bespoke training
  • Exclusive access to workshops and seminars
  • Access to office facilities, experts, suppliers and investment capital firms
  • Exclusive access to international networking events
  • Access to the international ESA Space Solutions community

Who Can Apply?

  • You have an innovative idea based on utilising space data, technologies and assets
  • Your company is incorporated in the Republic of Ireland less than 5 years
  • You are a citizen of an ESA Member State and are resident in the Republic of Ireland
  • You are committed to developing a business that will trade internationally
Consortium Partners
Consortium Partners
Consortium Partners
Tyndall National Institute – Lead Partner

Tyndall National Institute – Lead Partner

Tyndall is a leading European research centre in integrated ICT materials, devices and systems.

MaREI

MaREI

MaREI is the world-leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine, coordinated by the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at University College Cork.

Maynooth University

Maynooth University

MaynoothWorks Business Innovation Centre (BIC) supports a vibrant community where entrepreneurs develop their ideas and maximise their company’s potential.

Technological University of the Shannon

Technological University of the Shannon

The Athlone-based Midlands Innovation and Research Centre (MIRC) at Technological University of the Shannon (TUS)  – a location of ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland – provides incubation, technology transfer and business development supports to knowledge-based start-ups and makes available the resources and expertise of TUS to support client companies. 

University College Dublin

University College Dublin

NovaUCD is Ireland's leading innovation hub with a strong reputation and a proven track record in assisting start-ups to grow and scale internationally.

Consortium Partners
Consortium Partners
ESA BIC Ireland Case Studies
ESA BIC Ireland Case Studies
Access Earth

Access Earth

The goal of Access Earth is to build the world’s largest database of accessibility information.

Aerial AgriTech

Aerial AgriTech

Aerial Agri Tech's (AAT) solution addresses unprecedented change in the forest industry due the ever increasing threat of global warming by providing stakeholders with a platform to assess the extent of forest damage in near real time. 

Alcass Health Solutions

Alcass Health Solutions

Habitus Posture Ltd is a digital health company founded in 2016 to solve the global unmet need of injury and illness caused by prolonged sitting and poor posture in seated employees.

ApisProtect

ApisProtect

ApisProtect brings groundbreaking technology to commercial beekeeping.

AutoPlan

AutoPlan

AutoPlan is a PlanTech company positioned to help architects navigate an increasingly data driven world.

Danu Sports

Danu Sports

Danu Sports are developing an award-winning, wearable gait analysis system that will revolutionise injury & performance analysis in the sports & medical industries. 

Drone Consultants Ireland

Drone Consultants Ireland

Drone Consultants Ireland have created an aircraft/helicopter deployable drone system that can be dropped into remote locations providing an aerial view of that can be used to negate threats from natural disasters.

DroneSAR

DroneSAR

DroneSAR is a UAV search & rescue platform designed to rapidly execute autonomous aerial search patterns, capture & relay live drone video and offer a first person view solution for incident command when coordinating emergency first response across all sectors. 

Fieldy

Fieldy

Fieldy helps large agribusinesses gain insights into smallholder farmer dominated markets by creating crop forecasts for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Frequency

Frequency

Frequency is a software solution that utilises the recently installed on-board wi-fi and 4G tablet devices within airlines, in a singular, simple and easy to use solution.

GeoAerospace

GeoAerospace

GeoAerospace is a PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) geospatial information technology company focused on the critical infrastructure sector (energy and transport), with core expertise in spaceborne & airborne remote sensing, cloud platforms and machine learning.

Intelligent Implants

Intelligent Implants

Intelligent Implants is creating a new gold-standard for orthopaedics implants with SmartFuse wireless technology.

Motoklik

Motoklik

Motoklik is improving performance and safety in Motorsport through unique suspension data monitoring.

PixQuanta

PixQuanta

PixQuanta’s proprietary additive photosensor technology enables superior performance compared with wafer stacking, potentially at lower cost using a single wafer.

PlasmaBound

PlasmaBound

PlasmaBound’s licence-based technology offers to reduce multi-step, wasteful and unreliable assembly processes, to a single-step unit operation, improving structural bonding between various components.

ProvEye

ProvEye

Empowering the full potential of digital image data in Agriculture - ProvEye is a software company that specialises in processing vehicle mounted, UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and satellite based optical data.

Raceix

Raceix

Raceix is an Irish software company operating exclusively in the recreational marine sector.

Think Biosolution

Think Biosolution

Think Biosolution is building QuasaR™, a medical device that will be a virtual GP that attends to patients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Tisalabs

Tisalabs

Tisalabs provide their customers with a solution that allows them to deploy, manage and monitor their IoT farm from a single pane of glass without security being compromised. 

Varadis

Varadis

Varadis designs and supplies some of the worlds’ most effective and dynamic radiation monitoring components, devices and systems to the globe's most recognised organisations.

waytoB

waytoB

waytoB develops assistive technology for training people with disabilities to become more independent.