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 and the ITC Faculty at University of Twente 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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27 August 2024
- 27 August 2024

Explore the possibility to participate in the business incubation programme of the European Space Agency (ESA) and find out what’s in it for you and your future or present venture. Managed by SBIC Noordwijk, ESA BIC Noordwijk is ESA’s business incubation programme in the Netherlands that enables founders and entrepreneurs to develop their space business related ideas […]

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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 […]

29 September 2024
- 6 October 2024

Join NL Space Week together with 10.000+ visitors! This 9-day space extravaganza includes unique experiences and events on exclusive locations in The Netherlands. Together with the entire Dutch space sector, NL Space Week demystifies space by opening its doors for everyone. We connect people, knowledge, talent and money across sectors to help visitors uncover space […]

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30 September 2024
- 4 October 2024

In 2024, we will receive in the Netherlands – under the leadership of André Kuipers – 100 astronauts from all over the world. Each one is an inspiration of note who has seen our fragile planet from space. NL MOONSHOTS ’24 challenges all Dutch students (MBO/HBO/WO) to think big. To Think Bigger Than Ever and […]

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30 September 2024
- 4 October 2024

Mark your calendars with bold ink from 30th September to 4th October 2024! During this week, the XXXV Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers will take place in the Netherlands! To celebrate this occasion, more than 100 international astronauts will visit our country. The congress will be hosted in Noordwijk and Amsterdam, with […]

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3 October 2024
- 3 October 2024

REGISTER HERE Mark your calendars for the next Network & Drinks, the XL Version, at Space Expo on 3 October. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to network, learn, and collaborate with leading professionals in the space sector! One of the evening’s highlights is the spontaneous pitches, available on a first-come, first-served basis. Don’t miss your […]

19 November 2024
- 21 November 2024

Space Tech Expo Europe is Europe’s largest B2B event for the space industry. At the show, you can expect to see a variety of space technologies used in manufacturing processes. We are the leading showcase for space manufacturing & testing services, components, and systems engineering for spacecraft, launchers, and satellite programs. Our attendees recognise us […]

20 November 2024
- 20 November 2024

Are you ready to explore the limitless possibilities of collaboration? Following the remarkable success of our last event at SpaceTech EXPO Bremen, we’re thrilled to announce Connecting the Curious 2024. It’s an exclusive networking opportunity designed to bring together students, young professionals, and startups in the space industry and community, share ideas, and ignite connections […]


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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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