Our Partners

Offering outstanding technical know-how and expertise, our partners form the backbone of the INNOspace Masters. Their close collaboration in the competition drives the innovative transfer of knowledge and technologies for the future space sector. Meet the 2018 INNOspace Masters partners.

DLR Space Administration

Acting on behalf of the Federal Government, DLR Space Administration designs and implements Germany’s Space Program, which integrates all German space activities on the national and European plane.

The DLR Space Administration on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has started the initiative INNOspaceĀ® to promote innovations, technology transfer and new markets.

German ESA Business Incubation Centers

The ESA Business Incubation Centres (BICs) in Bavaria and Hesse offer the only start-up programme in Germany that promotes company foundations based on technology transfers from and into the space sector from the initial phase up to the marketable product. In close collaboration with renowned partners the programme supports young companies for a period of up to two years. The start-ups receive financial and technical support as an incentive.



By using new commercial concepts in the space sector, Airbus establishes itself as European market leader in technology and industrial development. Airbus welcomes the opportunity to connect with external innovators through this competition in order to shape the future of the new space economy together.


OHB SE is a European aerospace and technology group and one of the major independent forces within the European aerospace industry. With more than 35 years of experience in the development and implementation of innovative aerospace systems and projects, and a range of specific aerospace and telematic products, the OHB Group has earned itself an outstanding position and is a renowned entity in international competition.