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WEBINAR on the Legal Aspects of the Consortium Management of ESA projects

SME4SPACE is organising a Webinar on “The Legal Aspects of the consortium Management of ESA Projects”. The Webinar will be on 15th December 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The Webinar will be held by SME4SPACE Chairman, Hans Bracquené, who is a legal consultant with an extensive experience in legal aspects of ESA contracts and consortium management. […]

Take the Survey on space activities of SMEs in Europe| 2021

The space sector has been changing rapidly in the last decades. The arrival of new agile actors and disruptive technologies associated with the digital revolution of the economy results in a paradigm shift of its organisation. Equipped with the latest technological tools, private operators are claiming a more critical role […]

ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE AND FINANCIAL HEALTH OF THE SMEs IN THE EUROPEAN SPACE INDUSTRY

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. […]

SME Forum 2021

If you are an SME, active in the space sector, do not miss the opportunity to express your interest in participating to the online 𝗦𝗠𝗘 𝗙𝗼𝗿𝘂𝗺 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭 event, an annual consultation process jointly organised by 𝗦𝗠𝗘𝟰𝗦𝗣𝗔𝗖𝗘 and 𝗘𝗦𝗔 𝗦𝗠𝗘 𝗢𝗳𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗲, that collects feedback from space SMEs and their associations on […]

Join ESA’s online Industry Space Days

The European Space Agency (ESA) invites members of the space community to attend its virtual Industry Space Days (ISD) event on 7 – 8 December 2021. Register here to join this year’s edition. The ISD is organised by the ESA SME Office to foster cooperation between different actors in the entire space […]

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 […]

Launch event of the European Union Space Programme

The Launch event of the European Union Space Programme will celebrate a key milestone: the entry into force of the EU Space Programme, setting a fresh start to an ambitious Space Agenda for Europe showcasing the contribution of the EU Space Programme in the digital and green transitions and Europe’s […]

We are hiring

SME4SPACE is looking for a Project and Communications Officer to support the work of the Association. The person will interact with the European Space SME community as well as many stakeholders throughout Europe and will participate in and contribute to the execution of the different on-going projects and contracts as […]