MakerVerse and ESA BIC Bavaria Partner to Launch On-demand Manufacturing Platform to Advance European Space Industry

Munich, Germany – June 27, 2024 – ESA BIC Bavaria, a key incubator for innovative space start-ups, and MakerVerse, the leading platform for sourcing industrial parts, announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the development and production of innovative technologies for the space industry.

The companies will set up a dedicated platform for custom on-demand manufacturing services. The platform will make it easier to create the precise, high-performance parts required by the New Space industry. 

Driving Innovation in Space Manufacturing 

This partnership brings together the expertise and resources of two organizations committed to pushing the boundaries of space technology. ESA BIC Bavaria has been instrumental in fostering a dynamic ecosystem for space-related start-ups, while MakerVerse transforms manufacturing with its digital platform and fully-vetted global supply chain.

“We are excited to collaborate with ESA BIC Bavaria to support the next generation of space innovators,” said Markus Seibold. “Our digital manufacturing platform is designed to meet the highest standards of quality and precision, essential for the challenging space environment. Together, we will enable start-ups to bring their groundbreaking concepts to life.”

“Our mission is to support young start-ups in transforming their innovative ideas into market-ready products,” said Thorsten Rudolph, managing director at ESA BIC Bavaria. “MakerVerse’s manufacturing capabilities will empower our start-ups to accelerate their development cycles and achieve greater efficiency in their production processes.” 

Empowering Start-Ups Through Custom Manufacturing 

The partnerships provide start-ups and innovators from the ESA BIC network access to MakerVerse’s comprehensive global supply chain, which includes AS9100-certified producers.

Start-ups can leverage the full range of materials, finishes, and manufacturing methods, including additive manufacturing, CNC machining, and more. Dedicated support and regular project updates ensure timely deliveries.  Comprehensive quality inspections and certificates are available as needed. 

These services enable start-ups to rapidly develop and produce high-performance components tailored to the unique demands of space applications.  





Contact for press inquiries: 

Anthony Karge, Marketing Manager at MakerVerse  



About MakerVerse  

MakerVerse is the leading platform for sourcing industrial parts, providing instant access to a vetted supply chain and the full range of manufacturing technologies. With AI-powered quoting, order management, and fulfillment, MakerVerse helps with everything from initial prototypes to full-scale production. Investors include industry leaders Siemens Energy and ZEISS, and financial/venture capital investors, including 9.5 Ventures. The company was founded in 2022 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.  

About ESA BIC Bavaria 

ESA BIC Bavaria guides entrepreneurs and startups in turning their ideas and inventions into successful businesses. It promotes pioneering companies with disruptive products and digital businesses in areas like robotics, MedTech, mobility, automotive, aerospace, artificial intelligence, and more. It’s one of the most successful incubation centers in Europe.