Annual Conference on Commercial Space Exploration

Space for Inspiration 2024

Call for Pitches

Bring Your Ideas on Stage!

Do you have a promising business idea? This is your opportunity to present it to investors at our Annual Conference on Commercialisation in Space Exploration.

In this edition, we are set to host a distinguished investment opportunity session, facilitating direct engagement between industry and investors in the ESA Investor Network. We now invite startups and SMEs to submit their proposal to pitch in the session. Up to five companies will be selected to prepare a five minute pitch covering their business idea, target market, technology and investment needs.

Please note that all proposals will be carefully reviewed by our selection committee and the best five will be selected. Early submission of your proposal is encouraged to improve your chances of participation in this thrilling event.

Event Name: Space for Inspiration 2024 | Date: 18-19th of January, 2024 | Location: ESA ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands | Main theme/topic: Space Exploration & Commercialisation | Deadline: 11th of December 2023 | Announcement of winners: 15th of December 2023

Presentations on any topic related to the main theme of the event are welcome, but we are particularly interested in companies and organisations within the following broad market segments:

  • LEO Economy
  • Lunar Economy

in the context of

  • Free flyers
  • Microgravity research and production
  • In-orbit manufacturing, refueling and servicing
  • Cargo and human transportation to LEO and Lunar destinations
  • Telecommunication and Navigation for exploration

For selected proposals, free access will be given to the investment opportunity session. For more information about the event format, content, and topics that will be covered in the event, we would like to invite you to visit our event page. On this page you can read more about the event, and access the archives of our past editions, where you can explore the topics and presentations that were discussed in the past.

Note that in order to participate in the full conference, selected companies will still need to acquire tickets at list prices.

Proposal for Pitch | Conference on Commercial Space Exploration 2024

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We look forward to receiving your submissions and working together to create an exceptional event experience.

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