The Business Applications Department proposes itself as an accelerator of innovation and technology transfer, as it aims to act as a bridge between companies, institutions and investors, facilitating and encouraging the passage of knowledge and technologies from an upstream to a downstream sector, and vice versa.
The Business Applications team hosts heterogeneous and transversal skills that contribute to offering a 360 ° analysis capacity of the business, which includes the technological, commercial and financial feasibility of the product or service that is presented to us.
The Department of Business Applications of FEA aims to facilitate and promote technology transfer from the upstream to the downstream sector by offering support to start-ups and innovative SMEs that propose themselves to the market using space technologies, through public and private funding opportunities.
What we do
From monitoring and analysis of the space sector to technical support and the organization of training courses, we help companies to best position themselves on the market. The Business Applications team is a member of the ESA Space Solutions network as it manages the Italian Ambassadorial Platform ESA Business Applications and the Incubed + program, while for the European Commission it is Ambassador of the Copernicus program as a member of the Copernicus Relay network and is an external partner of the program SpaceUp.
The Department of Business Applications promotes and organizes conferences, workshops and thematic round tables to sensitize space and non-space actors on the benefits and opportunities of the space sector. In particular, it is active in the context of the New Space Economy Expoforum and the Spring of Innovation.