Space Innovation



Start a business using space technology.🚀

Get funding and access to the European space network.

white-people-icon  Who is it for ?

Are you an entrepreneur planning to build a business using knowledge or technology initially developed for space ? 

Or are you willing to apply to space the product or know-how initially developed within terrestrial applications ? 

We are here to support you ! 


Your Space connexion : using Space technology for general non-space industrial/scientific/commercial use (spin-off) or non-space technology for proposing products and services for the space sector (spin-in). 


ESA-Space-Solutions-Belgium-Website-Icon-Package  What’s in it ?

1) Incentive funding up to €50k (€25k from ESA and €25k from GALAXIA Space Innovation) – for the development of products, prototypes software and IPR (no direct labor costs) in addition to the incubator seed.


2) Support  (up to 80h) 

  • Technical
  • Business development (workshops, trainings, coaches)
  • IP Consulting
  • Financial administration


3) Access 

  • ESA and incubator’s networks (coaches, experts, suppliers, VCs) and facilities
  • ESA BIC community
  • ESTEC – ESA biggest R&D facility
  • International events
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📢 The call for incubates runs all year long

with 2 evaluations per year 📢

ESA-Space-Solutions-Belgium-Website-Icon-How-to-apply What about the Criteria ?

1) Applicants Criteria 

  • Operating headquarters located in the Walloon Region
  • Start-up under 5 years old
  • Connection with the Space
  • Incorporation

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2) Selection Criteria 

  • Degree of innovation
  • Identification of customer needs and segments
  • Business model: draft level
  • The team
  • Team openness to coaching
  • Short-term financial plan and market opportunity

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white-people-png-7 How to Apply ?

Application Process 

As part of the selection procedure for candidates for GALAXIA Space Innovations incubation, start-ups must provide a word or pdf document containing :

  • team description and legal information about the company
  • a summary of the project and its business model
  • a competitive analysis
  • information on the market
  • an analysis of needs in terms of support and incubation
  • description of the project agenda and work-package over 12 or 24 months depending on the needs.
  • financial table – Milestones covered by the €50k of the incubation.
  • after selection by the regional incubator, start-ups will be invited to apply to (


For your application, please use the documents below !

📧 Send it to us at :

📢 The call for incubates runs all year long

with 2 evaluations per year 📢

ESA-Space-Solutions-Belgium-Website-Icon-Target-group What about the Consortium ?

IDELUX Développement

IDELUX Développement is the one-stop business window for any investor who wants to set up in Belgian Luxembourg and develop their activity there (space for entrepreneurship, innovation advice, networking, search for partners, financing, etc.).


Competitiveness cluster of the aeronautics and space sector bringing together companies, training centers and public and private research units in order to generate synergies around common and innovative projects while creating and maintaining jobs in Walloon companies. Based in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium).


Walloon engineering sciences incubator (space applications, nano / micro-systems, software engineering) which supports project leaders in the creation of their company, its start-up and its first years of growth. Based in Seraing (Belgium).


The Liège Space Center (CSL) is an institute recognized by ESA for space instrumentation, technological research and tests in extreme conditions encountered in space, with unique capabilities in optics and thermal regulation, including cryogenics. The CSL is also involved in numerous technology transfer projects for applications in sectors such as medical or environmental protection. Based in Liège (Belgium).

⬇️ Here are the incubated start-up ! ⬇️

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