Solstorm Wins Pitch Competition at Space Launcher

In October 2020 Solstorm Rocket Propulsion took part in Space Launcher, an intensive accelerator program for Norwegian start-up companies working with space technology. Space Launcher was carried out by Kjeller Innovation in collaboration with the Norwegian Space Agency, EY, Nordea, T: lab, and ESA Bic Norway. We are happy to announce that Solstorm won the prize for the best pitch during the Demo Day of the programme, held at SNØ Conference Center.

Chief of Research Hans Theodor Johnsen during Space Launcher. During the program, we received technical feedback from the Norwegian Space Agency and advance on operations strategy during development of the Baldr rocket engine. Together with executives from adjacent industries, we received feedback and optimized our business plan for the coming years.

During the nine intensive days (6-16th of October) we got access to leading industry partners, investors, and resources within business development.

The programs workshops, seminars, and lectures focused on growing upstream and downstream startups in the NewSpace sector. During the program, we attended presentations by leading industry experts such as Nammo, and received guidance on international ESA funding platforms by representatives from the Norwegian Space Agency.

The program was professionally executed and gave us access to a valuable network of industry partners and experts. We would like to thank all parties involved in Kjeller Innovasjon and our partner SIVA.