ESA BIC Finland selects first space innovation to join its incubation programme

ESA BIC Finland, operating within Aalto University and selecting up to 10 of the most innovative Finnish space startups into its programme yearly welcomes the first space startup: the first selected company is CollectiveCrunch, also an Aalto Start-Up Center alumni company.

ESA BIC Finland’s first space startup CollectiveCrunch collects satellite data, especially for climate and location and refines it to Artificial Intelligence services for industries. Fields of activities include Smart Forestry and energy. The company has won several technology awards and has gotten very positive feedback from its clients. CollectiveCrunch was Aalto Start-Up Center customer from 2015 until 2017.

Read the full press release here!

European Space Agency Business Incubation Center Finland (started in 2017) is part of a growing European network of space incubation centres the role of which is to grow the competitiveness of the European space industry by supporting selected startups financially and technically. Over 500 startups have already graduated from the European programme. For more information and how to apply, please visit


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ESA BIC Finland Manager Kimmo Isbjörnssund and CollectiveCrunch CEO Rolf Schmitz