The Future of ESRIC as Part of Luxembourg’s New Space Campus

Since 2016, the space sector in the Grand Duchy has been growing rapidly, with about 75 companies and research institutions active in the space sector and employing nearly 1,200 people.

LUXEMBOURG (ESRIC PR) — During a press conference on August 3, 2022, the Minister of Economy, Franz Fayot, and the Minister of Higher Education and Research, Claude Meisch, presented the vision for the future Space Campus which will be dedicated exclusively to the space sector.

The main site of the Space Campus will be located in Kockelscheuer, in the ParcLuxite. The site will house the headquarters of the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) as well as activities directly related to space entrepreneurs and innovators. The new ground-breaking infrastructure, scheduled to be finalized by 2024 and operational in 2026, will be developed in accordance with best practices in environmental, urban mobility and human welfare.

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Space Campus: The Future Center of Gravity of Luxembourg’s Space Ecosystem

The creation of a Space Campus is a major milestone since the launch of the SpaceResources initiative in 2016 with the creation of the Luxembourg Space Agency in 2018, the launch of the interdisciplinary master in space at the University of Luxembourg in 2019 and the creation, in 2020, of the European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESRIC) based in Luxembourg.

LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg Space Agency PR) — During a press conference held on August 3, 2022, the Minister of Economy, Franz Fayot, and the Minister of Higher Education and Research, Claude Meisch, presented the concept of the future Space Campus which goal is to create specific geographic areas in Luxembourg exclusively dedicated to space-related activities to ensure the competitive position of companies and public research organizations in this field.

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