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“Bridging markets and technologies” – that is what Brimatech stands for. Brimatech Services GmbH is a Vienna-based market research and consulting company specialised in technology-intensive industries. We foster strategy development through profound industry analysis. We support business development by targeted market research. And we rely on being on the scene, and talking to experts and stakeholders in person.

As a member of the ESA Technology Transfer Network (TTN), we have set up SpaceTechnology.be, the Belgian hub for space technology transfer. Our services within this project include opportunity scans, feasibility studies, and building demonstrators. As a national technology transfer initiative, we can provide these services co-financed by ESA and Belspo.

The Technology Centre of the CAS supports the participation of the Czech Republic in the European Research Area, prepares analytical and conceptual studies for research and development, performs international technology transfers and supports the creation and development of innovation businesses.

Tech2Market facilitates technology transfer from space to non-space applications by offering support in technical, business and strategic topics. Its mission is to meet the technological needs of industry with space technology and solutions.
The more than 10 people consulting company is located in Paris and Lyon in France. Clients are laboratories and universities, start-ups and incubators, SMEs and large companies, public and private investors, and regions.

The ESA brokerage in Germany is conducted by two firms: Centrum für Satellitennavigation Hessen (cesah) and EurA (EurA).
Both have excellent networks to propel space technologies to excellent 'down-to-Earth' applications for your industry needs.

KiNNO focuses on Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and acts as an intermediary between researchers, engineers, businesses and investors to accelerate the deployment of innovations to the market. KiNNO has established strategic partnerships at European and International level with Research & Technology Organisations (RTOs), entrepreneurs and SMEs, as well as public sector in the 3-Helix model.

Rina Consulting S.p.A., part of the RINA Group, is the largest fully independent Italian firm providing consulting & engineering services to Clients belonging both to the public and the private sector. The company operates in the markets of Energy, Transport and Infrastructures, Industry and Investor Support.

Drawing on our 20 years of experience in innovation management we provide engineering consultancy in the field of innovation and technology transfer. We select with you the tools and resources which are best adapted to your needs.
To achieve its objectives, CREACTION work both with space and non-space sector for:

VERHAERT offers integrated product innovation services.
Over the last 40 years we have demonstrated our innovation potential in more than 500 new products resulting in over 100 patents. We have a customer-orientated organization focused on creating and developing new products, systems and business innovation programs.
Our unique approach maximizes the innovation potential by converging user needs & business requirements with expert understanding of and access to state-of-the-art technologies.

Validé holds the role as technology broker in Norway and works tightly with both ESA and the Norwegian Space Centre. Validé fully facilitates innovation projects from the early R&D phase until commercialisation by providing expertise in technology management, startups, incubation, investment, IPR and IP portfolio management, transactions, technology marketing, prototyping and product development. Validé is the official technology transfer office of 10 research institutes and responsible for the IP portfolio management and commercialisation of their intellectual assets.

IPN has more than two decades of experience in innovation and technology transfer and since its creation in 1991 the company has participated in more than 200 R&TD projects in consortia or by contracts with more than 200 companies, some of those outputting patented products.

The Technology Transfer Network (TTN) consists of brokers across Europe who are working to identify novel uses for technology that has been developed as part of the ESA space programme. They are also interested in identifying technologies in other sectors that could benefit the exploration and utilisation of Space.

Knowledge Innovation Market (KIM) has recently become member of the ESA network of technology transfer brokers.

In order to have a strong connection to industry, Umbilical Design has initiated a partnership with ÅF, the leading Nordic technical consultancy company which combines cutting-edge expertise in Product development, Industrial engineering, IT and Infrastructure.
Umbilical Design has been working in a wide range of industries. A few selected clients are Volvo Cars, Scania, Electrolux, NCC and Lidköping Municipality.

Our vision is to maximise the impact of our knowledge, skills, facilities and resources for the benefit of the UK.
One of the many ways we do this is by supporting high-tech entrepreneurs and SMEs, ensuring that their bright business ideas turn into successful market realities through a range of innovation opportunities, initiatives and collaborations.