1 start-up challenge
Innovation is at the heart of all space strategies; 10 start-ups will be selected by a committee of experts and will compete to win the “PSW Start-up Challenge”. A wonderful opportunity to be the first to meet future outsiders.

The 10 start-ups will be able to pitch in front of the Jury. This pitch will be an opportunity for them to present their innovations.
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SpacePharma
Laureate 2017
SpacePharma provides researchers access to the unique environment of microgravity, using cutting edge remote controlled labs.

Scientific Applications:
3D cell culturing, protein crystallization, stem cells, microbiology and fluid physics.
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SpacePharma
Laureate 2017
SATLANTIS is a rising NewSpace startup funded by several companies leaders in their industries from an University of Florida’s initiative, founded by renowned entrepreneurs, and supported by some governments and institutions compromised with R&D and the development of their territories.
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The jury 2018
Airbus
Matthieu LYS • Innovation Manager / Innovation & Incubation (TER) • Airbus
Lockheed Martin
Steve GIBSON • Civil Space • Ampthill • Lockheed Martin
Starburst
Bruno DA COSTA • Project Manager • Starburst
Damien GAROT • Business Angel for the Space Industry
RUAG Space
Joseph MORAN • Lead Quality & Operations RUAG Space Switzerland Member of the Board • RUAG Space
Airbus Ventures
François AUQUE • General Partner and Chairman of the Investment Committee of Airbus Ventures • Airbus Ventures
Airbus
Laurent LEGENDRE • Regional Chief Manager for Ile-de-France Airbus Development • Airbus
TAI
Cem UNAL • Chief, Space Contracts and Subcontracts • Procurement and Industrialization • TAI
IAI
Ori ONN • International Business Development Aerospace • IAI
Polyshape
Stephane ABED • Co-Founder • Polyshape
ESA
Benoit RIVOLLET • Technology Transfer Programme Broker France Manager • ESA
Airbus
Matthieu LYS • Innovation Manager Innovation & Incubation (TER) • Airbus
ESA BIC Wallonia
Michel PONTHIEU • Managing Director (ESA BIC Wallonia) • ESA BIC Wallonia
ESA BIC Austria
Martin MOESSLER • Managing Director Science Park Graz (General Manager ESA BIC Austria) • ESA BIC Austria
Thales Alenia Space
Cyril RONGERE • Purchasing Manager • Thales Alenia Space