10 Things to See at Space Tech Expo Europe

Space Tech Expo Europe has three rocket fueled, action-packed days filled with product launches, demos, learning sessions, headline speakers and business opportunities – so make the most of your visit and read our must-dos and must-sees of the event this week!



Launcher Afternoon – Tuesday 24 October: 13:45

Hear from experts at our Industry Forum session discussing the launcher developments in the industry.  Sessions will look at Reusability vs Cost-efficient design: What will take off in Europe? and Accelerating small satellite launch through smart design featuring speakers from DLR, Arianespace, ULA, ESA, SNC and PLD Space. Access to all sessions are included with your exhibition hall pass – view the forum at-a-glance here and pick up the daily agenda at the hall and forum entrances.



NPLNew Technology Launch from NPL

NPL will be showcasing its 3D thermography testing technique, the only method enabling non-contact true temperature qualification of whole satellites and subsystems, and demonstrating a new system designed to increase customer confidence in the adoption of cutting-edge propulsion technologies. The new Micro-Newton Electric Propulsion Thrust Measurement System is the first of its kind to provide independently accredited performance. Visit stand E90 to discover the new-to-market technologies that have the potential to significantly improve the verification of satellites and their sub-systems.


Capitalize on those business connections at the Networking Drinks Reception

Come and enjoy drinks on the expo floor after an exciting and productive first day! All attendees are welcome to the free event which takes place on Tuesday 24 October on the show floor from 16:30 – 18:00. Get together and chat with exhibitors, visitors, speakers and guests in a totally relaxed atmosphere and take those initial business conversations to the next level.


Product showcase


300+ specialist suppliers and Product Showcase

With the show floor 30% bigger than our 2015 show, make sure you use our floor plan to visit all of your must-see exhibitors and to see the latest innovations and technologies for the space industry in the Product Showcase - a series of demonstrations on the show floor highlighting cutting-edge developments in space technology. Presenting companies include ArianeGroup, Avio, ENPULSION and more. View the full schedule here.

How to do business with ESA, Airbus, OHB, ArianeGroup and more

Are you a start-up or a small and medium-sized Enterprise? Then you need to attend day three of Industry Forum! The panel highlights what Airbus, OHB and ArianeGroup are looking for in the European supply chain, and will allow you to ask questions to professionals heading up their procurement and supply chain teams. Visit the sessions on Thursday 26 October from 9:00 onwards.




Audi Lunar Quattro Moon Rover and the ALINA Modular Spacecraft Showcase

PTScientists will be giving a short interactive introduction to the technical features and capabilities of the Audi lunar quattro Moon rover and the ALINA spacecraft. As part of the demo they will also take the rover for a short spin and introduce the visitors to the challenges and perks of operating on the surface of the Moon. Watch this demo at stand B20 at 12:30 on Wednesday 25 October, or stop by the stand to find out more!



B2B Matchmaking

This valuable service returns to the show floor as the hum of business meetings fills the room across all three days.The expo has been working in cooperation with the Enterprise Europe Network Bremen in offering our attendees the opportunity to participate in a complimentary B2B Matchmaking Service to connect with other businesses on a one-to-one basis. The meetings will be held in the B2B Matchmaking area by Bremen Invest’s stand - C40. If you were unable to sign up this year, don’t forget you can still participate in the networking drinks held on Tuesday afternoon!



Electronic components and electrical systems afternoon – Wednesday 25 October from 13:20

Grab a seat at the Technology Forum on day 2 to catch a whole afternoon dedicated electronic components and electrical systems. Sessions include How to build harnesses for a mega-constellation of satellites from Manfred Jakob, Business Development Manager of AXON Kabel GmbH and Electronic requirements technology roadmap from Timo van der Plas, Subcontract Management Team Leader, Electronics & RF/Telecom, of OHB.



Download the app and start customising your visit!

Have you downloaded the Space Tech Expo app yet? If not, do it now!  Just go to the App Store or the Google Play store and search ‘Space Tech Expo Europe 2017’ to download and save your ‘favourite’ exhibitors and speaking sessions to your own list. The app also includes event schedule, exhibitor list, floor plan, conference and forum agendas, contact and speaker list. You’ll also receive live notifications direct from the show floor to ensure you don’t miss that important session or product demo!




What’s on in Bremen?

Bremen is home toHanseatic heritage as well as aerospace expertise and is a destination with a wide-ranging appeal. Explore the city's traditional and unusual attractions, shopping, exhibitions, plays and musicals – there plenty to see and o in 24 hours.  But why not finish your business day with a beer or two at the Freimarket found just outside the Messe Bremen?! Enjoy your stay and we look forward to seeing you in 2019!