Sponsor Spotlight: HE Space Operations GmbH

On behalf of the StartupWeekend Space Team, I would like to introduce you to one of our key sponsors, HE Space Operations GmbH. We are grateful for their continues support in making this event as great of an experience as possible for the participants.


HE-SpaceHE-Space is specialized in personnel recruitment with an exclusive focus on the space sector. They combine the exclusive focus on space with the broad, international network, built over 30 years.

HE Space has concentrated its activities on supplying space experts to ESA, to EUMETSAT and to the European space industry. Their industry customers include Airbus Defence & Space (formerly EADS-Astrium), Kayser-Threde, Jena-Optronik, SES Astra, TESAT Spacecom, IABG, Spaceopal and Euro Cryospace. Their staff have made significant contributions to many of Europe’s most exciting space projects.

HE-Space recruitment team is the best in the business at seeking out highly educated and motivated professionals due to the fact that most have worked in the space industry themselves. They set themselves apart from other engineering services companies by combining human resources competences with technical expertise. Their experienced staff originate from all over the world and possess a wide range of capabilities in engineering, science and general support.

HE Space is a privately-owned company, operating internationally with offices in the Netherlands, Germany and the USA.

StartupWeekend Space is supported by the City of Bremen, the European Space Agency, Airbus Defence and Space, HE-Space, Design & Data, Space Angels Network as well as Up Global, a non-profit organization connecting a global community of entrepreneurs across all topics. The organization is headquartered in Seattle, US and is considered a hub for entrepreneurial space.