As sponsors of the SpaceUp Programme, Gi Group are pleased to announce the second Space Academy taking place on the 18th – 19th of November in Bremen, Germany. Register your Start-up by August 15th 2019 at this link

More information and details are available on the SpaceUp website, which is where companies interested in participating can apply.

About the SpaceUp Space Academy

The Space Academy is a two-day event for European space-tech entrepreneurs to accelerate their business.

All entrepreneurs are welcome to join the Space Academy workshops (Day 1) for coaching in small groups on the following six topics selected by prominent experts:

  • Investment readiness and relationships, how to be trusted by investors and get funded;
  • Kinds of crowdfunding (reward-based, equity-based, lending), how to maximize your impact with the right campaign;
  • Hot trends: artificial intelligence, robotics and space applications;
  • Business models, how to fine tune your business and make it even more effective;
  • European funds, how to find the right funding opportunity in the ocean of the European initiatives;
  • Space ecosystem, how to connect with international space institutions and corporates, and applying to ESA ITT

Day 1: An intense workshop where entrepreneurs can improve their skills and gain insights from experts on various topics, with main sessions as well as one-to-one and roundtable meetings.

Day 2: Panel and keynote sessions as well as pitches from 10 selected companies to an audience representing the space sector from all over the world.

All suitable applicants can attend both days and benefit from expertise and plenty of opportunities for networking and interaction. 10 more advanced start-ups (selected based on their business plans submitted to competition) will be entitled to receive individual high-level coaching, mentoring and travel support.

As official partners, Gi Group’s role as a global Human Resources leader will be to advise startups on their HR needs, including but not limited to recruitment and retention of qualified staff.


More information and details can be found at