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ESA Space Solutions Portugal Engages at Major Events

As ecosystem drivers of the space sector ecosystem, Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN), the coordinator of ESA Space Solutions Portugal, is committed to fostering collaboration and disseminating knowledge to drive innovation and economic growth. Through its role as an ESA Ambassador, IPN…

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Stable Infrastructure and Better Privacy

Winners of the Technology Transfer Challenge 2023 The winners of this year’s ESA Technology Transfer Challenge are TeroMovigo (1st prize) and Azulfy (2nd prize). They apply ESA Patents to monitor the stability of our infrastructure and to ensure we can fight…

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ESA Technology Transfer Challenge 2023

COMPETITION RULES The competition starts on 1 September 2023 and will run until 6 November, 2023. During this time, interested entities can submit their ideas for the use of ESA patented invention / ESA software tool or choose one of the…

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Reaching for the stars with Coimbra Space Summer School

The 9th edition of Coimbra Space Summer School (CSSS) took place on the 6th, 7th and 8th of September 2023 and was a total success! CSSS is an event dedicated to higher education students, researchers, entrepreneurs and to everyone who is…

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ESA BIC PORTUGAL start-ups raised € 25 MLN in 2022

“A new era for the space industry is beginning to unfold, and opportunities abound for everyone to participate in the global space economy (…) In 2022, ESA BIC Portugal start-ups Delox, Fibersail, Neuraspace, Spotlite and Stratio announced having received a total…

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ESA BIC Portugal incubatees won the Ignite Awards of the Space Solutions LIFT-OFF Program

Instituto Pedro Nunes has awarded innovative projects in the space economy with the Ignite Awards of the Space Solutions LIFT-OFF Programme. Our ESA BIC incubatees Green Travel Spot (GTS) and Virtua Crop won the 1st and 3rd place, respectively. GTS, which…

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ESA Space Solutions Portugal at the EBEC Challenge Coimbra

The ESA Space Solutions Portugal was present at the EBEC Challenge Coimbra on March 4, 5 and 6. The Coimbra EBEC is a 24-hour competition, completely free and open to all FCTUC students. The ESA SSP participated in the Innovative Design…

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1st Meet UP Women In Space

On the day that the 8th International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated, we recall the 1st Meet UP Women In Space, which took place on 25 November. The event promoted by Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN) , ESA…

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Space for Business Programme: Registrations until 31 january

Do you want to join the ranks of top space professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world? The Space for Business programme gives you the chance to learn about the business opportunities in the emerging space economy and take your career…

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ActInSpace Portugal 2022

Following the fourth edition in 2020 in remote mode, ActInSpace returned in 2022, and it was a total success. ActInSpace 2022, back to an entirely in-person format, took place on 18ᵗʰ and 19ᵗʰ November simultaneously in 34 countries and 66 cities,…

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