Boosting Space Startups Into New Markets

Supported by

The Space2Earth Accelerator 2022

Get ready for lift-off!

In January 2022 Space4Impact will kick-off its first international acceleration program for downstream space applications bringing together space startups and strategic partners across industries.

Join the call for startups and apply until 22nd November 2021

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Programme Highlights

Compact Format

The Space2Earth Accelerator is a 4 month program running from January 2022 to June 2022

Industry Events

Startups pitch at 4 events:
#1 Insurances & Utilities
#2 Agriculture & Supply Chain
#3 Sustainable Finance
#4 Demo Day

Real-Life Scenarios

Startups present industry-tailored pitches to companies & investors

Diverse Expertise

Startup mentors & experts help enter new markets

Call for Partners

Are you interested in discovering the innovation potential space technology holds for your industry?

Join us as an industry partner!

Insurances

Space technology can support valuation, risk estimation and damage assessment caused e.g. through natural hazards, including wildfires, flooding & hurricanes

Utilities

Space technology can be used to monitor infrastructure, manage renewable energy resources, and generate forecasts

Agriculture

Space technology can support soil monitoring, precision farming, livestock tracking, and weather forecasting for sustainable agriculture

Supply Chain

Space technology can help to improve efficiency and traceability of the supply chain, including air, rail, truck and waterborne transportation

Sustainable Finance

Space technology can support the verification of ESG scores by tracking environmental effects of a company's operations

Call for Startups

Boost your company and enter new markets!
We are looking for startups and scale-ups offering versatile space downstream applications

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Impact

Your space solution should be aligned with the U.N. SDGs and have an impact on Earth

Headquarters

Worldwide, the call is open to any company with an international outlook

While the program is totally free for startups (no fee, no equity), the travel costs to the events in Switzerland will be at your expenses

Attendance

You will be asked to join:

  • The online introduction workshop on January 12 2022
  • At least one of the Industry events #1 Agriculture & Supply Chain, #2 Insurances & Utilities or #3 Sustainable Finance (online preparation call and physical event in Switzerland)
  • The Demo Day online preparation call  8 June 2022 and physical event on 22 June 2022
Downstream

Your space application should be downstream, using satellite data to provide business intelligence

Maturity
  • Your startups / scale-ups should be at a go-to-market stage
  • Your technology should be at a Technology Readiness Level (TRL) +5 and being validated in at least one industry vertical
  • You should be ready to develop pilot projects for new markets
Contact Point

We recommend that the VP sales of our company fills in the application and becomes the contact point throughout the programme

Timeline 2022

The Space2Earth Accelerator features 4 online pre-events & 4 physical events in Switzerland

Insurances & Utilities

  January 19
  February 2

Agriculture & Supply Chain

  March 2
  March 16

Sustainable Finance

  April 27
  May 11

Demo Day

June 8
June 22

Boards

Advisors

Raphael Conz
Vaud
Lan Zuo Gillet
EPFL Innovation Park
Raphael Roettgen
E2MC Ventures
Gregoire Bourban
EPFL
Frederic Dubois
Innovaud
Stephanie Buri
Vaud
Jose Achache
ALTYN

Experts

Gregoire Bourban
EPFL
Raphael Roettgen
E2MC Ventures
Andrea Alberti
PMOD
Aravind Ravichandran
TerraWatch
Maud Saint-Arroman
Starburst
Sebastian Straube
ISAR Aerospace
Adela Villanueva
Alkelio
Torsten Kriening
Space Watch

contact us

Space4Impact

EPFL Innovation Park
Building C
1015 Lausanne
Switzerland