Ares Habitats will drive Nordic green industrialization by relocating 100,000 individuals to Sweden’s “battery belt.” Amidst disparate marketing efforts by municipalities and employers, a consolidated database of small Swedish villages will emerge as a unified landing site for those seeking non-urban lifestyles. Within this integrated platform, Ares Habitats will empower talent, facilitate employer connections, and support smooth family transitions. These strategic shifts will target reduced turnover, elevated quality of life, and heightened local innovation.
VAAL Airships develops advanced lightweight space materials for applications like deployable spacecraft antennas, protection layers, and hull structures. These materials withstand harsh space conditions while being lightweight with high tensile strength and gas diffusion barrier. Vaal validates its materials through partnerships, fostering reliability and product development in emerging near-space markets. Lightweight materials are in demand, with interest from research institutes and companies backed by LOIs.
Named “GARUDA”, their objective is crafting a solution for insightful land-based mobility and logistics analysis. Through a solution extracting behavioral insights from individual and ecosystem entities, they aim to furnish actionable observations for informed decisions, serving sectors like government, logistics, traffic planning, surveillance, and research. By merging satellite data and refined simulation models, they bridge data gaps in real-time traffic flow, trajectory predictions, transport insurance, and business interactions. This includes areas like shopping centers, industrial zones, and long-haul trucking. In addition, their technology identifies anomalies in driving patterns, raising awareness of possible unsanctioned activities.
ReNexus aims for safer and cost-effective ISS repairs, creating a remote assistant. Robots replace astronauts, cutting oxygen use and radiation exposure. Astronauts stay connected via video and remote control, aided by AI and Augmented Reality. This innovation saves time and enhances safety, especially during risky EVAs. The tech’s potential ranges from diverse robotic roles to expanded AI applications in space exploration.
Celestra.space is dedicated to building a comprehensive space services platform to assist nano and smallsat manufacturers and operators. They specialize in simplifying the intricate software demands of space projects, covering tasks from building to integrating and operating. Their services portfolio is precisely designed for space-related activities, encompassing crucial aspects like orbital mechanics, mission planning, and control, thereby providing invaluable support to the space community.
Re-Entry Technologies is a launch company with the objective of significantly reducing the costs of rocket launches and extending satellite life cycles. Their aim is to accomplish this by creating a launch vehicle capable of deploying payloads into orbit and retrieving them from orbit for maintenance purposes. Re-Entry Technologies’ operations will be based in Europe, with the goal of establishing Europe as a prominent player in the realm of private space exploration.
Moliri Space Energy
Moliri Space Energy aims to utilize space-based solar power for terrestrial use. They applied to ESA BIC Estonia but were unsuccessful, yet secured a Top 6 position at Latitude59. Their core focus includes constructing large satellites via in-space assembly, showcasing their dedication to groundbreaking space initiatives.
Northern Waves AB
Northern Waves AB is a Swedish start-up specializing in additive metallic/dielectric manufacturing for the production of microwave components in monolithic parts, eliminating the need for assembly elements and personnel, eliminating misalignment errors and leakage, and improving the frequency response of the components. They have successfully developed and tested microwave components from K-band to sub-THz (120GHz).
Hapteron aims to address vital Shipping challenges: Environmental Pollution and Machinery Breakdowns. They focus on reducing harmful shipping emissions, utilizing advanced tech to monitor machinery, and offer predictive analytics for optimized vessel operations. Shipping emissions surpassed 1 million tons in 2018, leading to strict regulations. Their hardware-enabled, cloud-native system targets emissions, utilizing AI for live ship analytics, resulting in fewer breakdowns. Their technology also supports sustainability, showcasing a dedication to responsible practices.
O-Robotics develops a sweeping robot similar to a lawn mower. It cleans outdoor spaces like driveways, patios, and parking lots efficiently. The technology ensures easy property upkeep as the robot navigates different terrains effectively.
Ali’s concept revolves around the planning of 5G antenna installations, with a proposition to utilize satellite data for creating a comprehensive elevation model. This approach effectively streamlines the planning process, resulting in reduced time and costs. Furthermore, it equips planners with valuable insights into feasibility and optimization, while significantly enhancing the accuracy and efficiency of antenna placement.
Hrafn Industri aims to advance industrial applications with a metal 3D printer. Like FDM 3D printing, this innovation enhances metal use, focusing on precision and strength. Catering to aerospace, automotive, and engineering sectors, the printer envisions efficient metal production, transforming manufacturing possibilities.
Delay Tolerant Network (DTN) of Things
Delay Tolerant Network (DTN) Of Things aims to establish an open platform facilitating the deployment and interconnection of sensors and devices for various space stakeholders. This inclusive framework spans space and terrestrial applications, is centered on the DTN network, and is designed for compatibility with the upcoming space communication standard, Bundle Protocol v7.