Group photo from Europe's first StartupWeekend Space.
It is already a reality in North America. As part of the NewSpace movement, many young startup companies bring innovative ideas to the space sector and with those innovative ideas come advancements in this interesting and promising sector. “This topic has not reached Europe yet.”, says Sebastian D. Marcu. But the CEO of Cologne-based, Design & Data, is sure that “within the next months and years something great will happen here”. The movement has started successfully with the first StartupWeekend Space in Bremen for which the communications expert acted as co-lead.Read more
ECMWF predicts the weather.
Design & Data produced an animated clip for the "European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts" – short: ECMWF. The minute-long film visualizes the mechanism whereby the organisation creates accurate weather predictions.Read more
German Award for Online Communication: We are in!
Rosetta, Philae and the whole team of Design & Data are delighted: As we learned today, our well-liked comic series is nominated for “Deutscher Preis für Onlinekommunikation”, the German Award for Online Communication.Read more
Good news for all fans of our Rosetta cartoons: A new clip has been completed. You can now watch the sixth episode on YouTube.Read more
UK Space Agency
Great honour for Design & Data: For the first time, we worked on behalf of the UK Space Agency. In the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne we filmed amongst other things, an interview with the British ESA astronaut Timothy Peake. The video should encourage pupils to take part in a very special space campaign.Read more
StartUpWeekend Space Bremen
With the slogan "You too can #BeSpacial" the first StartupWeekend Space in Europe takes place on 10-12th April 2015. Hosted at Bremen’s Innovation and Technology Centre (BITZ), the event is designed to generate several lean space startup concepts within 60 hours. The aim is to give people with non-space backgrounds the opportunity to find an entry into the space sector by using their special skills – like once Design & Data Managing Director Sebastian Marcu did. He now operates as the event’s co-lead.Read more
Design & Data has started the New Year in full swing. A new corporate video for the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) has just been completed. We are now happy to present the final outcome to you. It covers the operation of EGNOS, a service that provides added precision for GPS data.Read more
Design & Data
An exciting year ends and we are looking forward to the New Year 2015. In the meantime we will take a break to recharge our batteries. Our annual company holiday leave lasts from 19th December 2014 to 5th January 2015!Read more
Design & Data are moving into an exciting, new domain of digital communication. Equipped with a plethora of Twitter tools, we provided the European Space Agency (ESA) with Twitter support during the #CometLanding live stream of the Rosetta Landing Event last month. 2015 is set to become an exciting new year with a focus on developing social media TV applications.Read more
Fast Forward Science
On Tuesday we received the Fast Forward Science Award, organised by "Wissenschaft im Dialog" and the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft. Our Managing Directors Sebastian and Björn travelled to Berlin to gladly accept the prize.Read more