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Application process

Who can apply

Application to the ESA BIC Turin program is open to space-related start-ups no more than five years old and to founding teams willing to launch a new start-up if admitted to the incubation program.
We accept applications from citizens or companies from any ESA membership country.

Application guide

The call for applications is open on an ongoing basis. Selection and evaluation of applications are scheduled periodically with deadlines posted on this website (typically three cut-offs are made per year).

Before applying, please contact us for introducing your project and receiving all information about the program.

Download and read the open call documents.

Submit your project within the deadline through the application form by attaching the following documents:

  •  Cover Letter

  •  Business Plan

  •  Incubation Proposal

  •  Related appendices

If necessary, you will be asked to submit additional details/clarifications before admission to the Tender Evaluation Board.

If accepted, you will be able to pitch your project and present your company to the Tender Evaluation Board.

In case of approval, sign the incubation contract and get ready to work with us!