The HUBs

The objectives of the three new hubs, in Coimbra (Portugal), Madrid (Spain) and Tallinn (Estonia), are to strengthen the local entrepreneurship and business ecosystems and networks to help foster entrepreneurial culture, secure the creation of new start-ups and facilitate the growth of existing start-ups and SMEs in and from the space sector.

The three HUBs will work around 4 core Work Packages:


Idea generation and identification of growth opportunities (e.g. through Spinning-in/-out); Foster interest in entrepreneurship


Translating idea to project; Incubation of start-ups; Creation of start-ups; Development of entrepreneurial skills and attitudes


Improve market-fit of products/services; Accelerate commercialization of scalable solutions; Improve entrepreneurial and business skills and attitudes


Services and activities for companies in the growth-phase