CASSINI Business Accelerator – Europe’s Largest Space Accelerator Program for SMEs

Verhaert together with partners from Plug and Play, CIVITTA, and Sting have recently launched the biggest space accelerator in Europe – CASSINI Business Accelerator, a six-month, equity-free programme designed to support early and growth stage companies in the European space ecosystem.


Call to Action: EU Space Partnership

The co-programmed partnership for space will start in the second half of 2023. Through this partnership, the SME4SPACE members have a unique opportunity to define the topics of the next calls of Horizon Europe. SME4SPACE is looking for contributors to elaborate the work programmes, to define roadmaps and to provide […]


Leaflet on Economic importance and financial health of SMEs in the European space industry | November 2021

It is widely accepted that SMEs play an important role in the development of a sustainable European space industry. This is underlined by several stakeholders within the industry and by public authorities at the national and international levels. But when these stakeholders are developing a policy to support the crucial […]

IOD/IOV Opportunity with ESA Space Rider

Announcement of opportunity to fly payloads on ESA’s Space Rider ESA is offering the opportunity for payloads to ride on board the first return flight, and future flights, to low orbit of its reusable Space Rider. Applications should reach ESA by 30 November. Space Rider’s planned debut is in 2023. […]

Terrae Novae – European exploration strategy 2030 (ESA-industry workshop)

The ESA-industry workshop “Terrae Novae – European exploration strategy 2030” was held on June 21st and 22nd 2021 as a first step of the industry-institution dialogue towards the ESA programmatic proposals for the C-MIN 2022 on the Exploration strategy for 2030 and beyond.The workshop was organised by ESA with the […]

Participate in H2020 CHEOPS project Final Event

On 29th June 2021, H2020 CHEOPS project will showcase its results during an online event. The event is free of charge, but registration is mandatory and subject to the project partners approval. CHEOPS project has developed 3 different classes of Electric Propulsion Hall Effect Thrusters: a low power for Low […]