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COLLABORATE
IN SPACE

The leading innovation hub for the space community in Poland

 
 

our mission

Cosmic Hub was created by CIC Warsaw and The Polish Space Agency (POLSA) with the bold mission to accelerate the space industry in Poland, catalyze new technologies through space tech and satellite data, and to support innovators, entrepreneurs, and space enthusiasts looking to break into the industry. 

 
 

Through strategic mentoring opportunities, on top of a robust events' agenda, Cosmic Hub seeks to:

 

 

  • Promote Polish entities in the space industry

  • Facilitate synergies between science and industry

  • Find the synergies and cooperation possibilities between different sectors

  • Advise strategic development and support the creation of long-term strategies

 
  • Promote start-up culture in space community

  • Facilitate tailored networking and match making

  • Educate on the topics of space entrepreneurship and funding possibilities

  • Assist in finding the solutions for ordinary problems in space innovation

 
 

the hub

 

Cosmic Hub is the first physical and virtual open innovation platform of its kind

CIC Hubs combine both the virtual and physical community to maximize the connective power. Online networks provide flexibility and increase reach, while in person connection builds an unrivalled sense of belonging that powers collaboration. The hub home at CIC provides our members with a sandbox to test their solutions, a physical and visible presence in the heart of the Warsaw innovation district, as well as direct access to mentors and thought partners.

Cosmic Hub is part of the Warsaw Innovation Campus and the CIC Global Network

At CIC, we believe in the entrepreneur. After 22 years of building powerful ecosystems, we recognize that density builds trust and spurs collaboration, and that a shared purpose drives a thriving community.

 

CIC Warsaw is also home to IoE Hub, Proptech Hub, and a special community of Business Angels. WIthin the Innovation Campus you can find a network of investors, a private Impact Clubhouse for innovators, and a private restaurant to link them all. Joining CIC will also give you access to our global internal portal, CIC programming, and a passport program that allows you to work from CIC locations in 8 cities across 3 continents (and growing). 

All hub members are invited to dine and mingle at Masterminds, our private restaurant for innovators, as well as get involved in our other activities through Venture Cafe Warsaw Foundation: Venture Cafe Thursday Gatherings, Trend House, and District Hall. 

 

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Cosmic Hub Ecosystem

 
 
 

CIC Industry Hubs are gravitational nodes that bring together stakeholders from across the industry in one regional center of excellence. We believe that open innovation thrives when a shared purpose, close proximity, and a strong sense of belonging enables the free exchange of ideas. Cosmic Hub is a collaborative community, founded on the principle that innovation is not branded and does not happen in isolation. Therefore, we invite a broad spectrum of partners and members to join contribute to the ecosystem.

Designed to build bridges between the disparate stakeholders in the space and space-adjacent industries, Cosmic Hub is a concentrator and facilitator, connecting entrepreneurs, National and International space agencies, private corporations, artists, and investors who are passionate about harnessing the power of the cosmos to change society (either on our planet or on another). 

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Startups & Scaleups 

focusing on space technology or working on solutions that use data harvested from space 

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Investors 

with experience in investing in space technology, or those seeking further education about the market

Corporates

 

in the space industry, solving problems using space technology, pivoting to a space-adjacent technology; ready to support innovation impactfully.

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International 

& National Space agencies

 

committed to sharing open data and supporting industry growth.

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Enthusiasts, Journalists

& Artists

 

who are inspired by space or whose work inspires new areas of research

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membership

 

Cosmic Hub memberships are multi-tiered and engineered to help startups and corporations of any size to achieve their growth goals. Finding the right people, knowledge, and resources is challenging, but our dedicated Cosmic Hub team bring connect the dots within one solar system. 

Plug In:

New to the industry or the region? The hub makes it easy to plug into the network when you don't know where to start.

Connect:

Connect with industry leaders, mentors, business angels, VCs, and start ups through strategic matchmaking. Connect with international space agencies seeking new technologies.

Learning exchange:

The most sustainable and valuable knowledge comes from the experiences of seasoned peers. Hub communities are committed to the exchange of knowledge between members.

Scale up or pivot:

Workshops, feedback sessions, and technical assistance.

Be seen:

Amplify your presence through market introductions, participation in industry events, and broad Hub and CIC channels.

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Monthly

meetups

Office

Hours

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Industry

meetings

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Innovation

Bridges

Hub Member Network

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CIC Global Portal

Technology

Consulting

Focused 

Workshops

Cosmic

Hackathon

Annual

Conference

 

partner with us

 

Cosmic Hub is actively seeking partners that share our passion for shaping the future of the space industry in Poland and beyond. Cosmic Hub 

 

If you are ready to collaborate on thought-provoking events and growth-focused programming, provide opportunities and mentoring to the next generation of startups in the space sector, and/or are looking to drive innovation in a meaningful way, but do not know where to start, we welcome you to join us. 

 

 
 

OFFICE HOURS

Weekly 1-on-1 meetings with Hub members & members of our greater space ecosystem

As the main body implementing Polish space policy, POLSA oversees a variety of activities and our experts are here to share their knowledge with you. If you are interested in topics such as space safety, education, Earth observation, cooperation with European Southern Observatory, participating in international fairs, international cooperation – let us know!

Our experts:

 

If you are interested in space technology, or would like to brainstorm about your business or project idea - sign up for office hours with Jakub Stelmachowski or Kinga Gruszecka.

Are you a student, educator or passionate astronomer? No worries, Roger Bachtin and Przemysław Rudź are here to help you, too.

When and where: 

Every Friday from 15:00-17:00 CET. Meetings take place at CIC Warsaw or online. 

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open office hours with experts from polish space agency

As the main body implementing Polish space policy, POLSA oversees a variety of activities and our experts are here to share their knowledge with you. If you are interested in topics such as space safety, education, Earth observation, cooperation with European Southern Observatory, participating in international fairs, international cooperation – let us know!

Our experts: 

 

Looking for space technology consulting, or  to brainstorm about your business or project idea? Sign up for office hours with Jakub Stelmachowski or Kinga Gruszecka.

Are you a student, educator or passionate astronomer? No worries, Roger Bachtin and Przemysław Rudź are here to help you, too.

When and where: 

Every Friday from 15:00-17:00 CET. Meetings take place at CIC Warsaw or online. 

 

events

Events are key to activating the Cosmic Hub community. We maintain a robust activities calendar to ensure that there is something for each member of our community, and to continue to feed to the world's imagination around space exploration. 

​Cosmic Hub hosts: 

  • Monthly meetups

  • Landmark events aligning with international milestones

  • Private members-only workshops

  • POLSA and ESA space briefings

  • Annual industry conference

  • Space industry hackathons

  • Online, offline, and hybrid events

View our calendar to see our upcoming events and find links to recordings of past events. 

 

Curious about other events in our network?Review the opportunities offered through CIC, Polish Space Agency, And Venture Cafe

 

OUR TEAM

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Kinga

Gruszecka

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Acting Director of Education Department at Polish Space Agency

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Cosmic Hub Strategic Manager

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Jakub Stelmachowski

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Engineer, Project Manager, Expert at Polish Space Agency

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Cosmic Hub Community Manager 

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Agnieszka Gapys

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Spokesperson at

Polish Space Agency

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Cosmic Hub Communications Adviser

Roger Bachtin

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Specialist within the Education Department at Polish Space Agency

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Cosmic Hub Events and Operations Specialist

Cosmic Hub is a collaboration between CIC Warsaw and the Polish Space Agency  (POLSA)

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