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H2020 COMPET-3-2016 Video Briefing for Applicants and Evaluators

A video has been created by EPIC PSA as a briefing for the evaluators and applicants. The objective of this video is to introduce to the H2020 Strategic Research Cluster on “In-Space electrical propulsion and station keeping” and serve as a briefing for potential evaluators and applicants for the H2020 COMPET-3-2016 topics of the H2020 space 2016 Call, by clarifying the Guidelines document of the COMPET-4-2016 and identify the key aspects of the Call.

 

 

Also a PDF version of the presentation performed in the video has been created with the text of the speech as notes: EPIC Video briefing for applicants and evaluators (PDF version)

Additionally, in the section of the EPIC Webpage EPIC/ FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions is possible to find clarification to most frequent inquiries related.

SME4SPACE

SME4SPACE

 

SME4SPACE is a Panel of Space SME Associations of the ESA Member States and ESA cooperating States. SME4SPACE was founded in 2007 and officially launched on 19 June 2007 at the International Paris Air Show, Le Bourget. On that day ESA General Director J. J. Dordain signed a Memorandum of Agreement formalising cooperation between ESA and SME4SPACE.


The aim of SME4SPACE is to voice Space SMEs’ viewpoint in an organised and coordinated way and to facilitate the access of SMEs to space activities in general and to ESA programmes in particular.

 


More in detail the organisation pursues the following not for profit purposes:

  • defining and defending common positions, representing the SMEs towards public authorities i.e. the European Space Agency, the European Commission and its related agencies;
  • organising seminars and information sessions;
  • organising a network of SMEs in order to increase the possibilities to cooperate;
  • carrying out research projects, participating at National, European and International calls in space and related activities. In particular the task of “Dissemination and Exploitation of Project Results” (under the voice “Impact”) suits very well the characteristics of SME4SPACE, being able to provide an added value thanks to the large number of SMEs it represents as well as the wide geographical coverage.

The founders of SME4SPACE are AIPAS (Italian Space Companies Association) and the former ASTOS (Association of Specialist Technical Organisations for Space), now SME Forum,  UK.

On June 29th, 2011 SME4SPACE has been incorporated as a not for profit organisation under the Belgian Law in Leuven.

 


Board of Directors

 

  • Hans Bracquené, VRI, Belgium, Chairman - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Giovanni Sylos Labini, AIPAS, Italy, Treasurer - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Pal Barszy, Hunspace, Hungary
  • Stelios Bollanos, Hellenic ASI, Greece
  • James Barrington-Brown, Observer