Giant Leap into the Future: Innovation & Business Opportunities in Space

19.11.2015 17:30 - 20:30
Application date
SwissTech Convention Center, Ecublens

Do you know that top-notch technologies developed for space missions can be used for diverse terrestrial applications, from health care to transport, from energy to security, from sport to entertainment and in many areas of our daily life?

Participate in an exclusive event at Swiss Tech Convention Center on Nov 19, jointly organized by EPFL innovation Park, Swiss Space Center and AP-Swiss!


Event program:

17:00   Registration

17:30   Space, innovation and entrepreneurship 
Introduction by Prof. Volker Gass, Director of Swiss Space Center

17:40  Space entrepreneurship 
Testimonials of Swiss start-ups having recently initiated their activities in space: benefits, difficulties and expectations 

- Christian Fischer, CEO Bcomp
- Emile de Rijk, CEO Swissto12
- Christof Zwyssig, CEO of Celeroton  
- Christian Schori, project manager Spectratime 

18:10 Space innovation: ROSSETA mission
The greatest achievements done by the European Space Agency

18:40 How to make a giant leap with your technologies
Opportunities for newcomers in the space business, Johann Richard, Swiss Space Office

18:50 Our Future in the Space Age
Examples of applications developed from space technologies, José Achache, AP-Swiss

19:10 Design-your-own-application challenge& finger food
Design workshops in groups, around technologies developed in Space Programs

20:10 Presentation of design solutions & wrap-up  

20:30 Drinks, desserts & networking 


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