About Us

SME4SPACE is a not for profit organisation registered in Leuven under the Belgian Law. The aim of SME4SPACE is to voice Space SMEs’ viewpoint in a coordinated way and to facilitate the access of SMEs to space activities in general and to ESA and EU programmes in particular.

Harmonisation of European Space Technology

The Technology R&D Harmonisation provides to all European actors the framework and the key instruments to coordinate Space Technology at European level by agreeing on European Space Technology Roadmaps. Harmonisation is a voluntary process, based on transparency and exchange of information. The continuous support from all participants, including Delegations, Industry, Research Institutes, etc, is key to the success of this European initiative. SME4SPACE contributes to European Space Technology Harmonisation process in order to gather SMEs' inputs and contributions. The European Space Technology Harmonisation main objectives are:

Objective 1

“Fill strategic gaps” and “Minimize unnecessary duplications”

Objective 2

Consolidate European Strategic capabilities

Objective 3

Achieve a coordinated and committed European Space Technology Policy and Planning

Objective 4

Contribute to continuity and coherence between Technology and Industrial Policies


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SME4SPACE presently consists of 20 Working Members (Associations or Clusters) and 29 Individual Company Members (Space SMEs) from 25 different European Countries, gathering cumulatively more than 890 entities.

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SME4SPACE is currently carrying out different projects with ESA and within EU H2020 Framework Programme. SME4SPACE has gained a good esperience especially as dissemination partner and being able to reach a large network of Space Companies all around Europe.

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News and useful information

SME4SPACE is recognised as representative of European Space SMEs and it is in direct contact with ESA and European Commission. Thus, SME4SPACE is a primary source of news and useful information. Moreover, SME4SPACE is often consulted in order to provide its point of view.

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