Tom Segert, Director of Berlin Space Technologies. Credit: BST
During the last decade, Tom Segert has shaped the small satellites industry in Germany's capital, Berlin. He has been keen to find new and innovative ways of linking technology (upstream) and its applications (downstream).Tom first worked as a project manager at TU Berlin then later became an Innovations Manager at the Space Industry Association Berlin-Brandenburg (RiBB) and an entrepreneur in founding Berlin Space Technologies GmbH.Spaceoneers caught up with Tom Segert, Director of Berlin Space Technologies at the INNOspace Masters Conference in Berlin to hear about how his company got started, and how him and his partners built it up from very few resources.
Berlin Space Technologies logo. Credit: BST
Spaceoneers: What is your value proposition?Tom Segert: We are enabling people to build their applications based on our space systems. And we do it in a way that we don’t understand ourselves as a provider of a satellite system but as ...