Sponsor Spotlight: ZARM

04/04/2015 | By Nuno Loureiro

This post originally appeared on blog.up.co

On behalf of the StartupWeekend Space Team, I would like to introduce you to one of our key sponsors, The Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM). We are grateful for their continued support in making this event as great of an experience as possible for the participants.



The Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) is a scientific institution specialised in the research on space science and technology as well as fluid mechanics. ZARM is part of the Department of Production Engineering at the University of Bremen and employs more than 100 scientists, engineers and administrative staff. Many students and young scientists are hosted at ZARM to conduct their scientific and technological research. ZARM’s non-profit association, Friends of ZARM, also offers outstanding Bachelor and Master theses excelence awards.

ZARM’s main laboratory, the Bremen Drop Tower offers the opportunity for short-term experiments under high-quality microgravity conditions. This makes ZARM a unique institution, providing the only laboratory of this kind in Europe!

StartupWeekend Space is supported by the City of Bremen, the European Space Agency, Airbus Defence and Space, HE-Space, Design & Data, Space Angels Network, Startupbootcamp - Smart Transportation & Energy, Die Sparkasse Bremen, ZARM, Hill Media, 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.