International Astronautical Congress 2024

SME4SPACE is excited to announce our participation in the 75th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which will take place from October 14-18, 2024 in Milan, Italy. We will be sharing a booth with the Association of Italian Space Enterprises (AIPAS), a founding member of SME4SPACE. AIPAS currently having 74 members, including […]

Registration is now open for ESA Industry Space Days 2024

Registration is now open for ESA’s Industry Space Days 2024. Join Europe’s largest space innovation B2B meeting event on 18 – 19 September 2024 at ESTEC (Noordwijk, The Netherlands).

2024 edition of the SME + Midcap Days and SME Forum

The 2nd edition of the SME + Midcap Days, including the SME Forum, will take place at ESA Headquarters in Paris on 8–9 April 2024. SMEs from ESA Member States, Associate States and Cooperating States are now invited to register to attend the in-person event […]

Annual Plan 2024

Below you may find the SME4SPACE Annual Plan for 2024 that provides a comprehensive overview of our past efforts and outlines the planned activities for the upcoming year. It includes a detailed summary of each activity and the relevant links for further engagement. The SME4SPACE Annual Plan 2024 is structured […]

ESA Calls for Proposals on end-to-end solutions contributing IRIS2

At SME4SPACE we are glad to share with you the following opportunities that in our view are one of the first results of our efforts of the last months in asking both ESA and the European Commission to be compliant with the IRIS2 regulation and to foresee and issue this type of calls.

ESA SME FORUM 2024 – Preparatory Meeting

DESCRIPTION The SME Forum is an annual consultation process organised by the ESA SME Office with the support of SME4SPACE, where Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) and their associations are invited to share their views and provide feedback about topics which affect their work with ESA and in the space sector in […]

Job Placement Scheme for SME4SPACE Members

For 2024, SME4SPACE will be responsible to ensure the success and effectiveness of the Job Placement scheme by offering a fixed number of internships through its network of company Members. […]

Digitalisation for commercial space solutions: a joint proposal for the Horizon Europe work programme 2025-2027

The SPACE AISBL (composed of SME4SPACE, Eurospace, ESRE, EASTRO and EASN) is thrilled to announce that after months working with supply chain stakeholders on the identification of key challenges for the European space competitiveness, a preliminary plan for the Globally Competitive Space Systems Co-Programmed European Partnership is being released.

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.

Internship in the ESA Office for Small and Medium Enterprises

ESA is Seeking an Intern to join the Directorate of Commercialisation, Industry, and Competitiveness. The role focuses on the economic analysis and characterization of space SMEs […]