Bruno Correia Da Costa is currently Accelerator Manager at Starburst. He is responsible for scouting, qualifying and developing world-class startups that bring innovative solutions to the current challenges in the Aviation, Aerospace and Defence industries.
Prior to Starburst, Bruno was the Aerospace Engineer responsible for Ariane 6 mission and performance analyses, the European next-generation rocket launcher developed by Airbus Safran Launchers. There, Bruno developed a strong expertise in large-scale industrial programs and experienced first-hand the importance of key enabling technologies to solve high-stakes challenges.
Passionate about challenging the state-of-the-art, Bruno enjoys contributing to a large array of innovation-related ventures and actively supports open innovation events in the Paris area such as start-up weekends and hackathons.
Bruno received his Master of Sciences in Engineering from the Ecole Centrale in Paris France, with a Major in Aerospace and Project Management. Before graduation, he developed and tested innovative techniques for turbojet engine design at Cambridge University and in a London-based start-up.