It is currently incubated at the Business Incubation centre of the European Space Agency in Darmstadt and is partly funded by the European Union through the EFRE Programme.
In 2015 it was the winner of the SAP-ESA IT Mobile App Competition for startups.
In 2016 it was selected to the ESA Earth Observation Entrepreneurship Initiative program call and finalist of the Copernicus Master Competition.
In June 2017, Dipteron was selected to the European Space Agency (ESA) Incubation Program.
In February 2018 Dipteron was registered as a UG (haftungsbeschränkt) company in Darmstadt, Germany.
The team counts with members in the field of software development, geographic information system, entomology, business and law.
- Ana Cristina Galhego RosaFounder and CEO Dipteron UGDutch and with Brazilian origins, is the founder and leader of the Dipteron team. A lawyer with extensive background and knowledge of the space sector.Ana Cristina Galhego RosaFounder and CEO Dipteron UG
Ana Cristina Galhego Rosa, Dutch and with Brazilian origins, is the founder and leader of the Dipteron team. A lawyer with extensive background and knowledge of the space sector and work experience in several international organizations. She has been working as legal adviser to the Brazilian delegation during the meetings of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) since 2008.
She attended the Space Studies Programme of the International Space University (ISU-SSP14), obtained her Master degree in Air and Space Law and postgraduate degrees in International Law and International Trade Law. She is member of the International Institute of Air and Space Law, Netherlands Space Society and Brazilian Association of Air and Space Law. She received awards from ESA, ASE, SWF, IAWA, NSO and has been published articles in the field of space law. She was a member of the winning team of the ESA Appathon in Netherlands in February 2015, as well as winner of the first SAP-ESA Mobile Application, in the “startup category” in August 2015 in Germany. And she was a member of the winning team of the Dengue Hackathon in Belgium in November 2016.
- Thiago Salomão de AzevedoPhD in Geography (Unesp Rio Claro) Post Doctoral Degree in Epidemiology (FSP / USP)Thiago Salomão de AzevedoPhD in Geography (Unesp Rio Claro) Post Doctoral Degree in Epidemiology (FSP / USP)
Thiago holds a degree in Ecology and Geography, a master's degree and a PhD in Geography from Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho. He has experience in the field of Ecology and Geography, with emphasis in Landscape Ecology, Public and Environmental Health, working mainly in the following subjects: spatial analysis, geographic information systems, cartography, geoprocessing, mapping, geotechnologies, statistics, natural disasters, biogeography, environmental analysis and epidemiology.