The Dutch Gateway to space

NL Space Campus is the breeding ground for space innovations with a vibrant community that shapes the future together. NL Space Campus provides an ecosystem with the right network, facilities, capital, knowledge and talent to facilitate societal impact through space data innovations and initiatives.

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Access to capital

We help you find funding opportunities by guiding you through the space ecosystem and the funding landscape, and by connecting you to the right partners.

Access to

With over 3000 high tech professionals, 100+ PHDs, >100 young graduates and many thousands of vocational, applied sciences and academic students, our community is the ultimate hotspot for finding talent in space.

Access to network

By connecting the curious, we help you find the right people to move forward. Our extensive community includes ESA ESTEC’s 3000+ high-tech professionals, world-class academic and applied sciences experts (Leiden-Delft-Erasmus universities amongst others), and countless leading partners within the Dutch space sector.

Access to knowledge

Through close connections with leading knowledge clusters and institutes like ESA ESTEC and our extensive academic and applied sciences network, we focus on facilitating knowledge transfer and application.

Access to facilities

With on-site partners like ESA ESTEC, Galileo Reference Centre, SBIC and the future CometLab, our campus forms the ideal landing spot with facilities such as test labs, meeting spots and office spaces. 

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This is where space happens

NL Space Campus combines an extensive space innovation ecosystem with world-class technical- and business facilities to provide the ideal environment to foster innovation and meaningful connections.

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Sbic Ignition Prog 2024

The Ignition Programme is a pre-incubation path specifically designed for entrepreneurs to improve their space related idea and…

During the NL Space Campus Network & Drinks in March 2024, Rike van Hattem, International Policy…

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Connect with the space ecosystem at conferences, workshops and other community events.

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15 April 2024
- 16 April 2024

The Space Forum for Green Energy, part of the ESA Commercialisation Days series, will bring together key stakeholders from the green energy and space technology sectors to foster increased collaboration and discover how space-based solutions can accelerate the transition to green energy in Europe and beyond.  We will be looking at the latest trends and […]

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22 April 2024
- 22 April 2024

On April 22, EDA will host a Space Industry Workshop in Brussels as part of the EU Capability Development Priorities. The objective of this workshop is, on the one hand, to raise awareness on the CDP process in general and on its two space priorities and their potential implementation. On the other hand, the industrial stakeholder perspectives on the two CDP […]

22 April 2024
- 22 April 2024

As humanity ventures further out in space, new technologies are being developed to overcome challenging and hostile environments. For more than 30 years, the European Space Agency (ESA) has been on the forefront in the field of regenerative life support systems. The resulting closed loop systems to produce food, water and oxygen from mission wastes […]

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25 April 2024
- 25 April 2024

Click here to register for the event Monthly networking event for the Space industry. Hear the latest updates of the community and connect with the network. Every last Thursday of the month at 17:00 CET, we host a special Network and Drinks for everyone interested in Space, where multiple startups and innovative companies pitch their […]

25 April 2024
- 25 April 2024

This practical workshop will help you gain awareness of how you negotiate and how you should optimally use your strengths. How skilled are you in negotiation? Do you know how to turn every situation, even the one in which it seems like you don’t have an advantage, to your favor? Are you approaching negotiations with […]

21 May 2024
- 21 May 2024

Join us on May 21 at Netherlands Space Office for a dynamic day uniting satellite data users and providers. Explore the latest radar data applications, network with industry leaders, and shape the future of satellite data utilisation. Register now at

22 May 2024
- 22 May 2024

On May 22, 2024, Netherlands Space Office will organize, in cooperation with the Copernicus Relays of Belgium and Luxemburg, the fourth edition of AI4Copernicus. The theme of the fourth edition is “Benelux day for shared challenges on water, infrastructure and soil monitoring”. During this day we work to strengthen relationships between all actors within this sector. At […]

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13 June 2024
- 17 June 2024

SPACE DATA FOR SOCIAL SOLUTIONS As a government, we want to show that we use satellite data for societal purposes and see more potential and future in this. One way we do this is by stimulating the development of solutions to social issues of the Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, using space and earth […]

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29 June 2024
- 5 July 2024

LDE NL Space Campus Summer School provides a hands-on experience in the Dutch space sector. This 7-day programme introduces participants to space organisations like ESA ESTEC, Westend, TNO, Demcon, S[&]T, SRON, and Airbus, helping students understand the basics of space topics and recent developments. Beyond space topics, the Space Summer School emphasises personal growth through […]

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18 September 2024
- 19 September 2024

The European Space Agency (ESA) invites members of the space community to attend the Industry Space Days (ISD) at ESA/ESTEC (Noordwijk, The Netherlands) on 18 – 19 September 2024. Participants will be able to register as of quarter 1 2024. Please note that there will not be a 2023 edition of the ISD. The ISD is […]


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LDE NL Space Campus Summer School is a one-week programme tailored for both bachelor’s and master’s students that opens doors to the Dutch space sector. It provides opportunities to gain insights into space agencies, the space industry with topics such as law, business and (satellite) technology, develop interdisciplinary skills, and build a network within the industry.     
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Whether you are an individual who wants to know more, come with your whole family, or want to join as a company: there is something in The Space Week for everyone.
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The ESA Technology Broker Network is a dedicated consortium of specialists uniting space and non-space industries for the purpose of technology transfer. With a blend of market insight and technological expertise, this
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