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The EU Space Academy Learning Platform offers enthusiastic entrepreneurs a free and customisable online development programme tailored to their unique goals.

Motivated to shake up your industry by employing the latest in space data? You’ve come to the right place.
Our academy brings you:


An introduction
Dr. Julie L.-Danczak

Dr Julie Letertre-Danczak is an expert in physics for environement with a PhD on Physic and Chemistry of Atmosphere. 
She is a project officer at ECMWF working for CAMS on the National Collaboration Programme and also the Copernicus Thematic Hub on Health.

Dr. Ingo Baumann

Ingo Baumann is a co-founding partner of BHO Legal, a boutique space and technology law. With more than 20 years of professional experience, Dr Baumann is an expert advisor in the geospatial, R&D and defence sectors. He is a member of various professional organisations such as the International Institute of Space Law

Elena Megias

Elena Megias has more than 15 years of experience in the design and implementation of web and desktop applications and services. Elena works at the European GNSS Service Centre and supports EUSPA in future Galileo Services development. She has a geodesy and cartography degree.

Alina Hriscu

Alina Hriscu is an EGNSS security expert at EUSPA. Alina has a PhD in physics with a focus on nanocircuits for quantum computers and sensing devices. She worked at ESA and EUSOA in market development promoting EGNSS for SMEs such as in the Fundamental Elements funding programme. 

Gil Lizcano

Gil Lizcano is an expert in climate modelling with experience in the management and commercialization of large projects. Gil has led Vortex’s innovation strategy when he is a current partner. He is the driving force behind the Climate Scale idea in 2019 and is now a founding partner of CS.

& Mentors
Piotr Bucki

Piotr Bucki works with companies big and small, local, and global, offering them support with communication strategies. Piotr combines different inspirations to come up with new solutions. He also teaches and trains in a wide range of communication areas such as marketing, PR, and branding to support entrepreneurs in their project. 

Xavier Banqué

Xavier Banqué is a space R&D engineer and entrepreneur with over 13 years of experience. He co-founded Rokubun, a company focused on accurate and scalable Navigation technologies. He is experienced in operational product in commercial phase, and public fund raising for R&D projects.

Kevin Mascarenhas

Kevin Mascarenhas has almost 25 years of systems thinking design work implemented in IT & Computing software in the financial, consulting and engineering sectors. Kevin has over 400 hours of mentoring and specialises in supporting founders transform into CEOs with powerful coaching model. Most recently, he founded Natural Flow Consultancy to provide a whole systems approach to leading and developing business propositions in the tech start up space.  

Désiré Nzengou

Désiré Nzengou is an entrepreneur helping innovators build digital products that people love, and bring them to the market. Désiré has a particular flair for AI, blockchain, quantum and AR technologies applied to business. He is involved in the space Tech (GNSS and EO) industry -downstream segment- and the healthcare sector.

Steve Lee
Steve Lee

Steve Lee is the Chief Executive Officer of Astrosat, an Astronautics and Earth observation company. A proven innovator and entrepreneur, Steve is also an award-winning Astrophysicist and Astronautical Engineer. Through his leadership Astrosat is paving the way for Space solutions using innovation to solve global challenges.


Any person of legal age who resides in an EU Member State, Norway or Switzerland.

Register anytime during the academy by clicking at the courses on our website. 

No, not at all. We encourage anyone with a passion for entrepreneurship and EU space data and signals to participate in the academy. You can learn about the opportunities of the downstream sector and business practices to create a successful start-up.

Yes, there is no requirement as such for participation in the EU Space Academy Learning Platform. Although the course is aimed at entrepreneurs within the space sector, the lessons are designed so any interested person regardless of their background can find modules of interest.

No, you can register to the online programme anytime! Once you registered, you will gain access to all the available courses that you can watch at your own convenience. 

Each member of your team can individually join and benefit from the academy. 

No, you can watch the lessons in your preferred order.

Yes, you will get a certificate after completing the academy. Additionally, after the completion of each course, you can download a completion badge and share it with your network.

Yes, feel free to join all the courses you like.

Depending on the lesson, follow-up sessions are workshops, office hours or mentoring sessions, that become available after the release of each lesson.

You can view the schedule on the website and register for the session on the learning platform.

Please note that the mentoring, workshop & office hour sessions are currently closed

You can book up to 4 mentoring sessions, either with the same mentor or different ones. Note that places are limited and mentor availability cannot be guaranteed

Please note that the mentoring sessions are currently closed