Winners INNOspace Masters 2016

DLR Space Administration Challenge

(Overall) Winner

Skith: Skip the Harness (Harnessless Satellite)

Prof Dr Sergio Montenegro & Tobias Mikschl, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

2nd Place

OCULUS – Optical Coatings for Ultra Lightweight Robust Spacecraft Structures

Prof Dr Enrico Stoll, TU Braunschweig – Stefan Linke, INVENT GmbH – Dr Andreas Dietz, Fraunhofer IST

3rd Place

Multifunctional lightweight structures for satellites

Dr Dirk Mayer, Fraunhofer-Institut für Betriebsfestigkeit und Systemzuverlässigkeit LBF – Dr Athanasios Dafnis, RWTH Aachen


Airbus Defence & Space Challenge


Laser Communication for Future LEO Constellations

Dr Markus Knapek, ViaLight GmbH

2nd Place

Realising affordable satellite structures

Sandor Woldendorp (MSc), AIRBORNE AEROSPACE

3rd Place

OSS4SPACE – Open Sandwich Structures for Space 

Antonio Valente, PLY Technologies GmbH


ESA BIC Start-up Challenge


Multipurpose Adapter Generic Interface Connector  – MA61C

Giulia Federico, Space Products and Innovation UG

2nd Place

Satellite development as cyber-physical systems

Tuomas Tikka & Nemanja Jovanovic, Reaktor Space Lab Oy

2nd Place

MPBUS – Modular Power BUS for Space Vehicles

Eduardo Remírez, JMP Ingenieros