3 May 2016, Brussels
The European Commission organises a second workshop dedicated to
Access to Finance for European space industry.
The workshop will focus on:
- Next steps for space in the context of the Union’s Investment Plan;
- Awareness raising regarding private investment sources (Business Angels, Venture Capital funds) to support entrepreneurship;
- Links with the upcoming programming cycle of Horizon 2020 and COSME and synergies with the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF);
- Outreach and advisory services for space relying on existing networks.
This workshop is aimed at public and private space sector representatives and will be an opportunity to discuss and exchange views about tools for access to finance for start-ups, established SMEs and larger companies.
High-level speakers from the Commission, the European Space Agency (ESA), national public institutions, Business Angels, Venture Capital Firms and Industry will share their experience and animate the discussion.