SME4SPACE at the Annual Assembly of the Mexican Federation of Aerospace Companies

We are excited to announce that our Chairman, Hans Bracquené will be a keynote speaker at the Annual Assembly of the Mexican Federation of Aerospace Companies in Chihuahua, Mexico. Event Details:– Date: 6 September– Time: 11:50 am (local time)– Topic: SMEs, a critical component of Europe’s space industry collaboration between Mexico […]

Critical Space Technologies for European Strategic Non Dependence – JTF (EC, ESA, EDA)

The Joint Task Force (EC, ESA, and EDA) has initiated a new process to gather input from the industry regarding Critical Space Technologies for European Strategic Non-Dependence. The objective is to compile a new list of urgent actions […]

Insights on SME4SPACE start-up Working Group I April 2023

SME4SPACE recently organised a start-up working group, with the aim of bringing together industry experts, entrepreneurs, and the YEESS Association to discuss the key challenges faced by start-ups and SMEs in the space sector. Hans Bracquené, SME4SPACE Chairman, covered a wide range of relevant topics, with a particular emphasis on […]

SME4SPACE Workshop on start-up Working Group

SME4SPACE invites you to a dedicated workshop to launch a Start-up Working Group within our organisation. This initiative aims to better represent the needs and expectations of start-ups in the European Union and/or ESA Member States (including ESA Associate and Cooperating States). Workshop Details: Preliminary Agenda: Registration: To participate in […]

Invitation to Participate in the preparatory meeting of the ESA SME Forum 2023

ESA and SME4SPACE invite all SMEs involved in the space sector to participate in the first preparatory meeting of the ESA SME Forum for 2023. The event is scheduled for Monday, 27th March from 15:00 – 17:00 CEST. The ESA SME Forum is an annual consultation process where ESA engages […]

Webinar”Current Legal Issues in the Application of the ESA General Clauses and Conditions” I February 2023

We are pleased to announce a webinar on “Current Legal Issues in the Application of the ESA General Clauses and Conditions”. The webinar will be hosted by Hans Bracquené, SME4SPACE Chairman, who as a legal consultant has an extensive experience in negotiating ESA contracts. The webinar aims to provide an […]

Updates on Horizon Europe’s Space R&I Partnership

JANUARY 2024 15 February 2024: Inputs from the members to WP 2025 will be sent to the European Commission (DG Defis) 15 March 2024: The comitology procedure will start between the European Commission and the Members States to finalise the WP 2025 elaboration As of March 2024: SME4SPACE will invite […]

SME4SPACE Workshop “Building Consortia for Success” I January 2023

We are excited to announce that our recent online workshop on Horizon Europe Cluster 4 Space Calls was a great success. This workshop, which took place on Thursday, December 15th, 2022, was a joint collaboration with our individual company member from Norway, Jotne. The workshop focused on exploring the Cluster […]

New Venture Alliances industry-academia matchmaking and collaboration programme

We are glad to share with you the following information regarding Venture Alliances, a new platform that will enable the bridging of knowledge and experience between academia and industry over the next three years, that has begun the recruitment process to link 100 academic researchers and 100 innovation-focused enterprises […]


We are proud to announce that on the 21st of November 2022, SME4SPACE and 20 top public and private organizations executives will sign in Paris, the ESA’s Joint Statement for a Responsible European Space Sector[…]