Future Space Accelerator

Powered by Airbus Poland, Cleanproject and SatRevolution

Future Space Accelerator

Future Space Accelerator is a unique business growth oriented acceleration program dedicated to startups developing both software and hardware with applications in the broadly understood field of spacetech and aerospace in mind, as well as in other tech domains. The aim of the program is to skyrocket the development of their solutions, products and technologies, and to later transform them into successful businesses and match their potential with the needs of major market players.

The program is powered by the biggest market players and space innovators, including Airbus Poland, SatRevolution and Cleanproject – who are supported by PwC’s globally recognized innovation consultants. Participation in Future Space Accelerator provides startups with direct access to infrastructure, knowhow and space tech experts interested in testing and eager to implement cutting-edge solutions within their organizations as well as possible investment and global promotion of founders’ disruptive ideas to their partners worldwide.

 

Summary:
  • Applications: April 25th – June 30th
  • Start: September 2019
  • Demo Day: December 2019
Criteria:
  • B2B or B2B2C solutions which can be applicable for widely understood aerospace industry
  • Business idea required as a minimum
  • Not limited only to space domain
  • Intend to cooperate with at least one of the program’s partners (Airbus Poland, Cleanproject, SatRevolution)


 

Program partners

With a 50-year track record of innovation, technological firsts and industry milestones, Airbus has lived up to its official motto, “We Make It Fly,” from the company’s creation. Today, Airbus is a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to a customer base that spans the globe – with operations for commercial aircraft, helicopters, defence and space.

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Nanosatellite systems and solutions provider who’s developing the high resolution remote sensing cubesat constellation called REC (Real-time Earth observation Constellation). In April 2019 SatRevolution has successively carried Światowid EO satellite into Low Earth Orbit, as company’s technology demonstrator.

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Cleanproject specializes in the comprehensive creation of cleanrooms from the design through execution to the delivery of equipment. We build industrial plants and laboratories for technologically advanced production and research processes, especially for the space industry.

When the construction is finished, we provide a complete maintenance.
An important part of the company is the supply department: from garments, cleaning materials, glove boxes, air showers, measuring systems to mobile clean zones.

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What kind of startups are we looking for?

Companies offering products
or solutions that might be used in
a wide space industry – both hardware
and software

With at least a business concept or a prototype of the product/solution (references and implementations are welcome)

Willing to cooperate with at least one
of the partners of the program


A few of the technologies we are looking for

Nanosatellites,
Satellites

Optoelectronics
 

Geo-tagging
 

Image Processing and Analysis,
Artificial Intelligence, Data Science

Robotics, Automation Systems,
Mechatronics and Machine Learning

Digitalization, Communication,
Marketing and more
 



Timeline

Your benefits from the program

Cooperation with the best companies in the space industry.

Future Space Accelerator offers Startup Founders with an unique opportunity to create a Business case, i.e. new product, service, joint venture with program’s industry partners.

Expert Mentoring

Unlimited access to industry experts, mentors and in innovation-related consultants.

Publicity

Traditional, electronic and social media coverage from Program Partners in CEE region and beyond.

Global Business Network

Access to decision-makers and business leaders from world’s top corporates and market leaders who are eager and willing to implement innovation.

Demo Day Presentation

Unique opportunity to present your solution in front of international investors, corporate business partners and potential clients.

Why we launched the program?

"Future Space Accelerator provides Startup Founders with support they need to grow their business, matching them with the worlds’ most influential market players and their cutting-edge technologies."

Manuel Heredia Ortiz, President in Airbus Poland

"Being a partner of Future Space Accelerator, we are delighted to get an opportunity to work with startups, which are ready to implement their groundbreaking solutions. We hope that our cooperation will have an impact on the future of space industry not only in Europe, but all over the world. Sky is (not) the limit!"

Radosław Łapczyński, Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer in SatRevolution

 

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"Future Space Accelerator is a perfect program to share ideas with people from the industry. The last decade of our business activity has allowed us to understand that in innovative activities, main factors which determine limits of the project are knowledge, experience and imagination. We are proud to work with partners who share this vision and we would like to cooperate in Future Space Accelerator to create next success stories."

Jerzy Kustra, CEO in Cleanproject

"We believe in cooperation between corporates and startups – we have displayed it a numerous times. However, Future Space Accelerator is something completely novel and different – we will be a part of the technological advancements, bringing us closer to expanding our world into outer space."

Jolanta Kokosińska, Partner in PwC Poland

 

Blog

Skyrocketing startups of Future Space Accelerator

It has been exactly two months since Future Space began accelerating. The lucky seven startups selected by the program partners: Airbus Poland, Cleanproject, SatRevolution and PwC Polska, didn’t need a special invitation to scale up. The moment they met their mentors, they began working hard to achieve the next level.

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Apply to Future Space Accelerator!
It’s the right thing to do.

Back in the day, space was a domain dominated by world’s major powers, all of them countries where military and scientific space programs played an important role. The industry’s landscape today is nothing like it.

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Future Space Accelerator – a space acceleration program, figuratively and literally

The Future Space Accelerator program is starting this Friday – October 11, 2019. This initiative of Airbus Polska, Cleanproject and SatRevolution, and supported by experts from PwC Polska, aims to develop technologies that can be used in the space industry.

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Contact us

Michał Przybylski

Manager, PwC Poland

Tel: +48 519 504 828

Karol Mirosz-Dudkowski

Consultant, PwC Poland

Tel: +48 519 507 332

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