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Why apply

Does your business face challenges that could be solved by space technology? Connect with innovative companies from the sector.


Space technology can improve many aspects of our lives here on Earth. The Technology Broker program aims to help companies develop their business, innovate, and overcome technical challenges with the help of space technology. The programme welcomes participants from any sector, just to give you a few examples:

In the automotive industry space solutions including sensors, navigation and new materials pave the way for the next generation of cars and autonomous vehicles.

Data from space can help to increase the efficiency of your farm, decrease water consumption, get rid of pests, and increase your yield.

Space technologies can also streamline your production, provide new solutions or procedures in medicine and many more.

Through connecting you with relevant space companies the Broker can assist your company in improving its efficiency, productivity, competitiveness and explore new business opportunities.

For further examples take a look at the current participants of the programme here, or international cases from ESA here and here .

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Technology Broker in Hungary program is looking for companies, who would like to get ahead of the market by implementing space solutions into their business. Participating companies can apply for a support of 60,000 euros (equity free, non-refundable) from ESA Spark Funding, to speed up the above-mentioned technology transfer between the space sector and traditional industries.

Interested in applying for Spark Funding?
You can find all the required materials here.

Please submit your application by filling out our questionnaire and uploading the Application Template - ESA Spark Funding Hungary document here no later, then 18 March 23:59.

If you have any question, do not hesitate to reach out our broker Lőrinc Páva.



The ESA Technology Broker in Hungary can support companies looking to innovate, create new products and services with:

Technology scouting
Brokering introductions to potential collaborators and clients
Business support and coaching
Technical feasibility and market analysis
Guidance and support on funding opportunities

For further assistance contact the ESA Technology Broker in Hungary:

Lorinc Pava

Ignite Your Business with ESA Spark Funding

Who Should Apply?
  • SMEs or larger entities who already have existing product lines, are looking to innovate and gain a competitive advantage through integrating space technology into these products or to create new products.
  • The space technology/know-how should be at a mature stage.
  • Technical feasibility should already be demonstrated. E.g.: feasibility study, proof of concept. project
  • A working relationship between the Space Technology Provider and Product Developer should already be initiated.
  • The Product Developer should already have prospective customers or at least a clear understanding of the customer segments to be targeted.
  • Eligible Activities

    Based upon the requirements of the Customer or segment the Product Developer should be able to show that a commercially viable product can be created.

    This can include activities such as:
  • Prototyping
  • Product development
  • Demonstration with customer
  • Manufacturing simulation
  • Commercialisation roadmapping
  • Spark Funding participants

    27G Technology Kft.

    27G-Technology is a research and development company founded to provide new state-of-theart solutions for space and special ground applications. Based on cutting-edge technologies and unique hardware and software solutions, 27G develops a completely new dimension of radiation sensing. The RadNano is a tiny dosimeter that could be a part of any electrical systems including space missions, portable and remote devices, medical applications, vehicles, industrial applications and many more.

    Under the Spark Funding programme, the company is developing a solution that can measure the radiation exposure of patients and healthcare workers during surgery and other procedures in real time.

    D3 Seeron Kft.

    IT & software development for unique needs from large-scale data processing to image processing to the application of artificial intelligence. Their team consists of experienced engineers and IT professionals. In recent decades, D3 have gained extensive experience in software development and systems integration in several industries, especially for large companies. They have developed applications that have provided a solution to unique needs and particular challenges, from large-scale data processing to image processing to the application of artificial intelligence.

    Through the Spark Funding programme, the company is developing a solution that integrates space-based laser and software solutions to help detect and avoid pavement defects while driving.

    Minusplus Generáltervező Kft.

    Minusplus is an independent, 20-person architecture and design studio based in Budapest, which provides sustainable and innovative design solutions. Their ambition is to design buildings that encourage their activity, to explore new contexts and re-interpret the relationship of spaces and their habitants. The company’s plans are surrounded by continuous professional interest and their buildings are regularly published and rewarded with prizes.

    Under the Spark Funding programme, Minusplus is working with Maform Ltd. to create a completely new and unique sunshade based on a space industry patent, which is more durable, efficient and aesthetically pleasing than solutions currently in use.


    Design Terminal is Central Europe’s leading innovation agency, being present in 14 countries. We support our partners in business development, and since 2014 we have helped more than 2,500 startups in more than 250 programs. We will identify their innovation challenges and help them to find solutions with the best experts. We believe that innovation can not exist without an optimistic community, which is why we place great emphasis on a network of personal connections.

    Since 2021 Design Terminal has been leading the European Space Agency’s business incubation (ESA BIC) program in Hungary. Businesses are provided with high-level professional support, which opens the way for them to the sector.

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