ECSECO Summer School on Space Entrepreneurship

Hosted by ECSECO Members only

Learn more about opportunities for space start ups, innovation, investments, new markets, export and other hot topics crucial for fostering European ambitions in the field of space economy and commerce.

Join the ECSECO Summer School 2024 which will take place at the Luiss Business School premises in Amsterdam from 19 to 20 June (9:00 to 17:00).

By bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and institutions, the ECSECO Summer Schools aims to:

  • encourage interdisciplinary exchanges,
  • share ideas and best practice,
  • reinforce partnerships and collaborations among different stakeholders,
  • provide a better understanding of the space economy and to raise awareness on the socio-economic impacts of space activities in our daily life.

The lectures programme includes among others:

  • Space Commercialisation strategy, Luca del Monte, Head of Commercialisation Department, European Space Agency (ESA)
  • From Policy to Practice: Strategies & Tools for Fostering a Commercial Space Sector, Matija Rencelj, Research Manager, European Space Policy Institute (ESPI)
  • Business model innovation across space economy life cycle, Antonio Messeni Petruzzelli, Professor of Innovation Management, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
  • Looking for space “game changer” innovations from space start-ups and SMEs, Stela Tkatchova, Programme Manager for Space Systems, European Innovation Council (EIC)
  • Risks for investors in regulation and contracts and how to mitigate them, Joanne Wheeler MBE , Managing Partner at Alden, Chair Satellite Finance Network
  • From Innovatisation to Commercialisation: The impact of Innovatisation, Rene Puls, Managing Director, PRORES Aerospace
  • The impact of Commercialisation, Charlotte Mathieu , Head of Industrial Policy and Space Economy Division, European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Mastering the Launchpad: Crafting Your Startup’s Equity Story for a Stellar Exit – Estelle Godard (Promus) and Thomas Sancinena (Move Capital)
  • Alternative Finance. Jules Varma, Commercialisation Officer, European Space Agency (ESA)

There are a limited number of spots available for the Summer School, and they will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure your free participation, you need to become a member of ECSECO and register here.

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