Presentation of the conference sponsors in alphabetic order.

Ariane Group Orbital Propulsion Center Lampoldshausen develop and deliver customers worldwide with systems, equipment and services to support space missions in the apogee injection, station keeping, orbit control and de-orbitation. ArianeGroup Lampoldshausen delivers primarily complete propulsion systems which are manufactured, assembled, integrated and tested by their specialists. ArianeGroup Lampoldshausen also supply single equipment like thrusters, propellant tanks and valves. ArianeGroup Lampoldshausen has also the engineering competences to develop own equipment and to design together with their customers the best orbital propulsion solutions.  
ArianeGroup develops and supplies innovative and competitive solutions for civil and military space launchers, with expertise in all aspects of state-of-the-art propulsion technologies. ArianeGroup is lead contractor for Europe’s Ariane 5 and Ariane 6 launcher families, responsible for both design and the entire production chain, up to and including marketing by its Arianespace subsidiary, as well as for the missiles of the French oceanic deterrent force. ArianeGroup and its subsidiaries enjoy a global reputation as specialists in the field of equipment and propulsion for space applications, while their expertise also benefits other industrial sectors. The group is a joint venture equally owned by Airbus and Safran, and employs approximately 9,000 highly qualified staff in France and Germany. Its 2017 revenues amounted to 3.4 billion euros.


For further information please contact:
Susana Cortés Borgmeyer
Strategy and Marketing - Orbital Propulsion
Robert-Koch-Str. 1
82024 Taufkirchen, Germany






Bayern-Chemie has over 60 years of experience in developing, producing, qualifying and upgrading propulsion systems, gas generators and pyrotechnic actuators. Bayern-Chemie also plays a significant role in the continued development of these technologies.    Our company expertise encompasses the following areas:


• Variable flow ducted ramjet rocket motor
• High-performance bi-pulse rocket propulsion
   systems for highly agile homing
• Attitude and divert control systems
• Solid-fuel gas generators for a variety of 



• Igniters for launcher rocket boosters
• Stage separation motors
• Satellite de-orbiting motors with solid
• Variable-thrust and insensitive gel-fuelled
   rocket propulsion
• Pyrotechnic separation devices

• Gas generators for provisioning emergency and rescue systems
• Pyrotechnic actuators for safety devices

As a German centre of competence for solid-fuel rocket propulsion, Bayern-Chemie also offers consultancy services, advising BAAINBw, DLR, IABG and similar organizations. Its combination of experience and extensive range of technical equipment also makes Bayern-Chemie a welcome partner in numerous industrial branches beyond the aeronautics and space fields, offering services based on its

• Engineering know-how and
• Laboratory and testing facilities and expertise.

Bayern-Chemie is a 100% subsidiary of MBDA-Deutschland.

Bayern-Chemie GmbH
Liebigstr. 17
84544 Aschau am Inn, Germany




The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) serves all branches of science and the humanities by funding research projects and facilitating national and international collaboration among researchers. It devotes particular attention to the advancement and training of early career researchers. The DFG promotes equality between women and men in science and academia. It advises parliaments and public interest institutions on scientific matters and fosters relations between the research community and society and the private sector.

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IPR CONSULTANT PPC is one of Japanese law firms specialized in intellectual property rights and has excellent expertise in encompassing fields.  We have engaged in procedures for acquisition of intellectual property rights in dozens of countries in the world as well as in Japan, and have extensive achievements and experiences in litigations regarding intellectual property rights, expert opinions for prevention of any disputes, and preparation of contracts, etc., as well.

Also, we aim at the realization of our philosophy: "Client First" to place a priority on our clients.  In order to realize this philosophy, we will utilize our capabilities as specialists to the maximum and seek the most appropriate method for our clients while having a high regard for footwork, quickness and communications. Further, we excel at wide-ranging consulting services not only for intellectual property rights but also including commercialization of manufacturing and judicial affairs & taxation business, and we will provide a total support service.

Among them, Koichi Naka, a representative patent attorney, performs product development, planning, development and commercialization of new business and consulting services for judicial affairs & task practice support, etc. including international intellectual property services by utilizing his 20 plus years of practical experience at patent firms and a law firm.

For further information please contact:
Koichi Naka