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Funding for Swiss Space Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

6 December 2022 @ 16:30 - 19:30


“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist.”
- Stephen Hawking

If your research or business is related to space, if you have an idea that could impact space technology or you would like to exploit some space related innovations on earth, then sign up and join this event! The Innovation Office of the University of Bern is honored to host Euresearch, the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI and ESA Business Incubator Center Switzerland to present an overview of funding and support opportunities for space research and business.


16:00 Doors open

16:30 Welcome (Elsa Callini, Innovation Office UniBE)

16:35 Horizon Europe – Research and Innovation opportunities for Space (Matthew Whellens, Euresearch)

16:55 ESA opportunities for Swiss entities – including transitional measures (Valerie Koller, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI)

17:30 ESA-BIC CH and Spacetek (Michael Gschweitl, ESA-BIC Switzerland)

18:00 Closing remarks (Elsa Callini, Innovation Office UniBE)

After the presentations, you will have the opportunity to enjoy an apero and network with the speakers and the other attendees.


6 December 2022
16:30 - 19:30
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UniBe Innovation Office
028 Hauptgebäude Hochschulstrasse 4
Bern, 3012 Switzerland
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