September 29, 2020

UCLA, Aerospace accelerator Starburst win federal grant to launch innovation hub

UCLA and Starburst, a leading global aerospace and defense accelerator, have been awarded a 2020 Venture Challenge grant of $1.4 million by the U.S. Economic Development Administration — complemented by $1.4 million in private matching funds — to create an aerospace innovation hub in Los Angeles.


November 23, 2020

Aerospace Incubator Starburst Is
Lifting Industry in LA

In the five years since French space and defense technology accelerator Starburst Aerospace announced plans to open its first American office in El Segundo, the aerospace industry has grown rapidly in Los Angeles County.  



July 12, 2023

Meet The Eight Startups Selected for Cohort 5 of Starburst & UCLA's SCALE Accelerator

From carbon nanotubes and alternative fuel technology to electro thermal anti-icing and geospatial data solutions, Aligned Carbon, Aphelion Aerospace, Apsidal, Four Resolutions, Minim Zero, Stellar Amenities, Quantum-South, & Vael Defense are the eight startups selected for Cohort 5 of SCALE.

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Starburst drives transformational change in the industry through aerospace accelerators and innovation programs and strategy consulting. But we do work alone. We have created an ever growing ecosystem that includes academic, corporate, VC, and governmental partners, with a constant focus on new strategic opportunities and novel technological solutions. If you are interested in supporting aerospace innovation by mentoring a startup founder or working more directly with Starburst, please reach out at the link below.

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