ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Sud France
ESA BIC Sud France, created in 2013, is managed by Aerospace Valley in close cooperation with the SAFE cluster and the French Space Agency in Toulouse (CNES). The ESA BIC Sud France is run by structures that support the creation of innovative companies in Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrénées, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, including ESTIA Entreprendre, Bordeaux Technowest, CEEI Theogone, Midi-Pyrénées Incubator, PACA-Est Incubator and Montpellier Incubator.
ESA BIC Sud France itself provides valuable tools to encourage entrepreneurs to promote and exploit existing space-related patents. At the core of its strong support structure are nine partners that have demonstrated sound judgement and experience in creating innovative businesses.