TechMatch startup event


TechMatch Live Space

TechMatch Live Startup event - Space edition

Date: June 2, 2022

Time: 4:00 p.m. CEST


What is TechMatch Live Space?

  • TechMatch Live brings together the most innovative space industrial hardware startups and industry representatives in a one-day business pitch competition and networking event.

How does the event work?

  • Each startup has a limited time of five mintues to explain their product idea and evolution.
  • Our jury members will evaluate each startup based on different categories such as technical development, business analysis and supply chain.
  • The event, as well as the pitches for each of the startups, will be in English.
  • During the award ceremony, the winner will be announced and awarded with the winning package.
  • After the ceremony, there will be time to celebrate and network during the buffet.

How can you enter the competition?

  • Send your PowerPoint pitch to
  • Our team will contact you as soon as your application has been reviewed.

How can you watch the competition?

Agenda TechMatch Live Space 2022

June 2, 2022
Agenda topic
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Event start
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. First round of pitches
5:00 - 5:15 p.m. Break
5:15 - 5:45 p.m. Second round of pitches
5:45 - 6:00 p.m. Break
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Award ceremony

Winner prizes

Texas Instruments
  • Technological partner, 12 months of business acceleration support
  • Technical and commercial guidance from field team
  • Access to our expert network: Radiation, power solutions, high speed data acquisition and more
  • Access into a broad industry network
  • Access to system solution knowledge
  • Insights into technical trends of tomorrow
  • Six months free satsearch base membership
  • Active management optimization of listings for products and services on satsearch
  • Access to relevant leads generated through satsearch's leadgen engine
With expertise across the full-range of space applications from the smallest electronic parts and spacecraft equipment to in-orbit delivery of satellites and related services, Airbus is delighted to provide a tailored package of support to the winner based on their needs. This includes, but is not limited to, lab and cleanroom visits, technical support and guidance from our team of space engineers over a 12-month period.
Consultation by AZO will focus on its network and/or an application to the ESA BIC.

Jury members

Kartik Kumar, Co-founder & CEO at Satsearch 

Beatriz Soriano, West Europe Sales Director at Texas Instruments 

Jens Federhen, Head of X-Works, Innovation at Airbus Defence
and Space

Thomas Ballatré, Project Manager ESA BIC at AZO

Richard Oed, Freelance Editor at ElektronikPraxis

Keynote speakers

Stefan Bruder, President EMEA at Texas Instruments

Kartik Kumar, Co-founder & CEO at Satsearch 

Dietmar Pilz, VP
Chief Engineer at Airbus Space Systems 

Frank Salzgeber, Head of Innovation and Ventures Office at ESA 

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