Are you working for a VC fund and interested in gather intellligence on space investments? The theme of the first in a series of five workshops is “Infrastructure lifecycle support from space”. It takes place on 28 March 2022 at EUSPA in Prague as well as online.
The European Commission together with EIF, ESA and EUSPA are organising the capacity building programme tailored to your needs as fund manager, to share knowledge about space markets, growth prospects and conditions, technology development and business models.
The Commission will also launch the €1 billion CASSINI Facility, an InvestEU facility offering capital to VC funds aiming to set up a new space-focused investment fund. The call for expression of interest will be published by EIF in March 2022.
Investments in space technology, infrastructures and digital applications are quickly growing segments where investors can find many exciting European companies with deep tech products and innovative business models. If you are aiming to become an active investor in this field, or want to gather more information before deciding to raise a new fund, then the capacity building programme is for you.
More info and registration
More information about the workshops can be found on the Access to Finance page (https://ec.europa.eu/defence-industry-space/cassini-access-finance_en).
To register to participate in the first workshop, you can complete the online registration via this link, before 12 March 2022.
The five workshops will have the following themes:
Venue + online
Dates in 2022
Infrastructure lifecycle support from space
Monday 28 March
Security and defence (in and from space)
Monday 2 May
Consumer space solutions: well-being, education and entertainment
Monday 23 May
Access to space (launchers, ground systems, modular technology, etc)
Tuesday 7 June
Fund setup, investment strategy, investment team, exit strategy
Monday 27 June
- 3 mars 2022