GSTC 2023

Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Niels Eldering and René Olie” On 7 September 2021

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Niels Eldering, head of the Space Solutions Section at the European Space Agency (ESA) and René Olie, Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global.


“How to unlock our space potential – with business education”

In close collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), three top European business schools have launched a ‘space for business’ programme to meet the growing need for business education in the space sector. The three schools include St. Gallen from Switzerland, NOVA SBE from Portugal and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University from the Netherlands. The alliance of Schools and ESA provide a European platform for those working in the space sector as well as for those interested in entering the space market.

Niels Eldering is Head of the Space Solutions Section within the Innovation and Ventures Office at the ESA. Together with his team, he is responsible for ESA’s Space Solutions Network, which comprises of ESA’s Business Incubation Centres (ESA BICs), the ESA Technology Transfer broker network and the ESA Business Applications ambassador platform.

René Olie is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, and is co-founder of the Space for Business Alliance. René is Academic Director of the MSc International Management programme and represents RSM in the leading international alliance of management schools, CEMS. In this context, he has worked closely together with the European Space Agency to connect business students with space entrepreneurs and the space industry.

The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions in dialogue with Niels Eldering and René Olie.

SpaceWatch.Global is a Switzerland-based digital magazine and portal for those interested in space and the far-reaching impact of the space sector.

This Space Café WebTalk will be conducted in English on 7 September 2021 at 4 pm CEST.
Reserve your place today.

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