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ESA Space Solutions Portugal at the Startup Capital Summit

ESA Space Solutions Portugal was present at the Startup Capital Summit, which took place on May 10 at the Convento São Francisco in Coimbra!  ESA Space Solutions Portugal took part in the panel ‘Espaço: a próxima fronteira (PT)’, moderated by Carla…

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Shifana Koya: “Bridging Academia and Industry: Lessons from IPN’s Industrial Training”

My time at IPN (Instituto Pedro Nunes) for industrial training was a transformative journey filled with diverse projects and collaborative endeavors that left me with a profound sense of accomplishment. As a SWATNet MSCA ITN Ph.D. fellow under the guidance of…

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Slava Bourgeois: “My experience at IPN”

As a PhD student at the University of Coimbra, I completed a 2-month internship at Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN). During this internship, I first understood how a startup incubator works and followed the day-to-day operations of the innovation managers employed at…

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9th ESA Space Solutions Centre Portugal anniversary!

ESA Space Solutions Centre Portugal marked its 9th anniversary on 30 November 2023, hosting the event at the Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN) in Coimbra. In 2014, IPN pioneered the establishment of ESA Space Solutions Portugal, consolidating various ESA Programmes within a…

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ESA BIC Network ranked among top 10 business incubators and accelerators in Europe

The Financial Times has published it’s first-ever ranking of Europe’s Leading Start-up Hubs, in which the ESA BIC Network received the 8th place out of 250 and  the 2nd place for the Network Hub ranking! Congratulations to all ESA BIC Network colleagues! Thanks to everyone who…

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Ethical Hacking Enters the New Space Economy

In today’s world, both society and organisations heavily depend on digital information exchanges, many of which are facilitated by space infrastructure like communication satellites. From the user’s perspective, these processes occur seamlessly and transparently. However, the potential compromise of these technologies…

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Connected, Neuraspace and Ethiack among the 10 most promising startups in Portugal according to EU-Startups

EU-Startups has published an article highlighting the 10 most promising startups on the Portuguese scene today. Our ESA BIC incubatee Connected and Alumni Neuraspace and Ethiack are on the list!Check out the article here:

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The Significance of the IPN Incubator’s Space-Dedicated Hub

In a significant leap towards fostering innovation and propelling the growth of space-related startups, IPN Incubator proudly opened the doors of its state-of-the-art incubation building dedicated exclusively to the space sector.  During ESA Space Solutions 9th anniversary, 30th November 2023, we…

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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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