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Registration is open for ESA’s Industry Space Days 2018

Registration is now open for ESA’s Industry Space Days. Join Europe’s largest space innovation B2B meeting event on 11 – 12 September 2018 at ESTEC (Noordwijk, The Netherlands). The event is an opportunity for companies, especially SMEs, to introduce themselves to the wider space community and present their products, services […]

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 […]

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 […]

SME4SPACE at the ESA High Level Forum with Industry 2017

On 12 October 2017, Hans Bracquené, SME4SPACE Chairman, participate in the 6th edition of the High Level Forum (HLF) with Industry organised by ESA’s Directorate of Industry, Procurement and Legal Services held in Paris. In that occasion, SME4SPACE Chairman had the opportunity to highlight the Space SMEs needs and desiderata. If […]

Cyber Innovation at NIAS – Contest for innovative small businesses and academia

The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency is calling for submissions from innovative small and medium size companies and academia to showcase their cutting edge technology in front of NATO and Government leaders, executives and specialists from industry and cyber command leadership from across the Alliance. Deep learning and Quantum […]

Registration Open to EPIC Workshop 2017 on Space Electric Propulsion 24-25 October 2017

EPIC PSA is organising the EPIC Workshop 2017 on the EPIC and Space Electric Propulsion SRC H2020 activities on 24-25 October 2017 in Madrid at CDTI premises. The online registration is open on the EPIC webpage at the following link: http://epic-src.eu/workshop2017, were all details, draft programme and practical information about this […]

Information Day on Horizon 2020 Legal & Financial Issues in Brussels, 21 September 2017

On 21st September 2017, the European Commission DG Research & Innovation organises an Information Day on “Legal and Financial aspects of H2020”. The purpose of the event is to guide you to identify the main areas of risks related to the financial management of your projects, propose related measures to […]

Harmonisation Workplan 2018 Approved by ESA IPC

ESA IPC has approved the Harmonisation Workplan 2018 on 27 June 2017. Download the full workplan for 2018 with also the list of technologies earmarked for 2019 and 2020. The Technical Dossiers to be harmonised in 2018 cycles are the following: 1st cycle 2018 Competence Domain Title Revisit New 10 De-orbiting Technologies […]