Archive for Month: December 2017

EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2017: SME4SPACE views

Last Friday (15/12/2017) at the Italian Space Agency (ASI), SME4SPACE Chairman, Hans Bracquené, together with the representatives of the other European Space Associations (Eurospace and EARSC), AIPAS, (one of SME4SPACE founding Members), and the other Italian Space Associations (AIAD and ASAS) participated in a workshop organised by ASI on the next EU […]

European Space Technology Harmonisation

Since 2015, SME4SPACE has been invited by ESA (as you can read in this refence letter) to take part actively in the Harmonisation process and to present the European Space SMEs viewpoint within the activities of the ESA Technology Harmonisation Advisory Group (THAG). If you are a SME and you […]

ESA Council approves 35% advance payment for SMEs

During the 270th ESA Council held on 13/12/2017,  a new industrial policy measure that benefits small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) was approved. SMEs, acting either as prime contractor or subcontractor, will automatically be awarded an advance payment amounting to 35% of their contract price without having to demonstrate that they have a […]

ESA Industry Space Days 2018

The 7th edition of the Industry Space Days organised by the European Space Agency will be held in ESTEC on 11-12 September 2018. The participation is free of charge. Changing tables Each registered participant can  benefit from a schedule with up to 20 meetings. You create your own individual schedule […]