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Frank Salzgeber
Acting Vice Governor for Space
Communications, Space & Technology Commission
We need more space
CODE Stage
Thursday, March 07, 2024 12:30 - 12:45
We Need More Space
Main Stage
Tuesday, March 05, 2024 17:30 - 18:05
Space as an Enabler for Infrastructure and Mobility
Monday, March 04, 2024 17:35 - 18:20
Panel Discussion
Investing in our Future
Tuesday, March 05, 2024 14:50 - 15:30
Panel Discussion
I am Frank, a serial entrepreneur. I create and boost new ventures and enable good ideas with our team… and I believe that we all need more space. As Acting Vice Governor for Space of the Communications, Space & Technology Commission (CST), Frank supports the build-up and operation of the Space proprammes of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 19 years ago Frank started to work for the European Space Agency (ESA) as Head of Innovation and Ventures Office and he has built the largest space entrepreneurship network in the world the ESA BICs. His ESA team initiated over 370 industry transfers and aided over 1,300 start-ups. Additionally his office supported over 1,000 downstream business cases. During his ESA career he also headed the Technology Transfer Programm Office (TTPO) as well as the Commercial Developement for Human Spaceflight and Exploration unit.