Do you want to become a space entrepreneur?

Do you want to

LAUNCHPAD is a 12-day European Space Agency (ESA) BIC DK pre-incubation summer program for selected entrepreneurs to create moonshot startups using space to benefit earth.

LAUNCHPAD 2020: June 29-July 10 / Copenhagen, Denmark

Update: LAUNCHPAD is still planned to be held in June/July 2020. We are monitoring the situation and follow guidance from the Danish authorities and will update applicants accordingly.

What’s in it for me, you might ask.


    • Access to 24/7 Workspace at DTU Skylab
    • 48h Creativity Mindset Bootcamp
    • Specialized Business Development Support
    • Technical Support
    • Workshops & Talks
    • ESA BIC DK Incubator Application Support
    • Demo Day with Pitching for Venture Capitalists
    • 5 ECTS at DTU (Optional)
    • All meals included!

And don’t worry, attending LAUNCHPAD is completely free-of-charge.

Any requirements to participate?

If you are living in Denmark and intending to register the startup in Denmark you meet all the requirements to apply for LAUNCHPAD.

We do not require you to have a university degree.

What happens after LAUNCHPAD?

Successful startups will have the opportunity to apply for the next Open Call for the ESA BIC DK 1-year Incubation Program, and if accepted, be given:

    • 50.000 Euro Grant
    • 80 Hours of Tech Support
    • Specialized Business Development
    • Access to Investors & Funding
    • Access to the ESA BIC network with more than 20 hubs in all of Europe

Founders of Tomorrow x LAUNCHPAD

This summer, you have the opportunity to spend a full three weeks diving deep into space entrepreneurship. LAUNCHPAD by ESA BIC DK has partnered with Founders of Tomorrow in 2020.

22-26 June 2020 / Copenhagen, Denmark

Founders of Tomorrow is an immersive and inspiring educational experience designed for you with passion for technology and creating a positive impact in the world. During the five-day program, you will, together with more than 60 fellow changemakers, learn about purpose-driven innovation, exponential technologies and entrepreneurship. 

You will have to apply through the Founders of Tomorrow website to apply for both programs, or press the button below!

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