About Us

Design Terminal is the leading innovation agency of the CEE region. We build ‘Innovation Champions’ through corporate partnerships and talent acceleration. We believe that entrepreneurial culture is based on optimism, which drives meaningful innovation. We give corporate leaders and startup founders the knowledge and access they need to catalyze innovation across any organization. Incubation programs are up and running in twelve countries, and since 2014 the organization has worked with more than 1000 startups and several leading corporations.

Your journey with ESA BIC Hungary

1 Build your rocket
Get support from subject matter experts int TECHNICAL, BUSSINESS AND LEGAL/IPR matters
2 POWER ON
Receive incentive funding up to 50.000 euros and reach national and global investors
3 HOST YOUR ROCKET
Get access to office accommodation, where you can work together with your peers
4 Colleagues on board
ESA BIC Hungary will be your gateway to a worldwide network of collaboration with other start-ups, industry, academia, ...
5 Ticket to the Moon
An association with a powerful brand cab deliver great benefits and open doors. Adding the ESA randing to your start-up is a credibility sign recognised globally.
Who can get on board?

Your suggested product, processes or service is based on a new technological invention or a new application of existing technology and have a valid space connection such as:

  • exploitation of space technology
  • use of knowledge in the space domain
  • utilization of space systems and space-based service
  • addressing any part of the space value chain

You are a natural person / team (if selected you must be able to incorporate your startup) or a company. The majority of the company shares do not belong to another company (or companies). You ar located in Hungary. Your company is not older than 5 years.

Application Process
  • READ & WRITE

    Download, complete and sign the application documents available vie the following link. Should you have any questions about the process, please contact space@designterminal.org.
  • SUBMIT

    The signed Business Application Proposal documents should be digitally submitted to space@designterminal.org and the original hardcopy should be sent by post to ESA BIC Hungary H-1122 Budapest, Székács utca 29., to the attention of ESA BIC Hungary Management – Open Call, both the latest on the submission deadline.
  • WAIT while we EVALUATE

    Once your application has been received, the Tender Opening Board (TOB) will check your proposal’s admissibility to the Call and, if successful, you will be invited to present at the Tender Evaluation Board (TEB), where your proposal’s content will be evaluated by an international expert team.
  • GET ON THE BOARD

    If successful at the TEB, you will be invited to join the Space Terminal incubation programme. Following a strategic discussion with our subject matter experts, we will send you the contracts to sign and welcome you onboard!

Next application deadlines:

  • 20th October 2021