Registrations to ISD2020 are open!

The European Space Agency (ESA) is organising the Industry Space Days 2020 (#ISD2020) at ESTEC (Noordwijk, The Netherlands) on 16 – 17 September 2020. All members of the space community is invited to attend it. The eighth edition of the ISD is organised by the ESA SME Office (also in […]


SME4SPACE is aware and conscious of the difficult situation created by the spread of COVID-19. For this reason, we would like to ask all European Space SMEs to propose us a number of urgent actions to be addressed both to ESA and European Commission as representative Association of the Space […]

Horizon 2020 calls be extended

The recent escalation of restrictions related to the COVID-19 outbreak may hamper applicants’ ability to prepare and finalise high-quality proposals. For this reason, for Horizon 2020 calls with original deadlines between now and 15 April, extensions will be applied. The precise new deadlines for each call and topic will be […]

SME4SPACE Webinar on Legal Aspects of the Consortium Management of ESA projects

SME4SPACE has organized a Webinar on “The Legal Aspects of the Consortium Management of ESA Projects”. The Webinar was held by our Chairman, Hans Bracquené, who is a legal consultant with an extensive experience in legal aspects of ESA contracts and consortium management. During this Webinar, the major topics a […]

SME4SPACE New Members

SME4SPACE is happy to welcome its new Working Members: Latvian Space Industry Association (LAIK) (LV) Swiss Space Industry Group (SSIG) of Swissmen (CH) and its new Individual Company Members: Syderal Swiss (CH) TisaLabs (IE) TIWARI Scientific Instruments (DE)

Available the presentations of ESA, SME4SPACE and AKRK of the Interactive Q&A Session at SpaceTechExpo 2019

On Wednesday, 20 November (14:00 – 16:00 CET) SMEs had the opportunity to contribute to an interactive session organised by SME4SPACE and AKRK  (German Space SME Association) in cooperation with ESA SME Office. The event was an opportunity for SMEs to learn and ask questions about the support offered by these associations and […]

ESA Harmonisation process: 2020 Technical Dossiers

Through SME4SPACE is possible to receive the Technical Dossiers (TD) relative to the 2020 cycles of  the ESA Harmonisation process: First cycle 2020: AOCS Sensors and Actuators Functional Verification and Missions Operations Systems Micro and Nano Technologies – MEMS Model Based for System Engineering On-Board Software Second cycle 2020: Critical […]

Programme of Space Academy Bremen is out

Join us at Space Academy in Bremen from 18th to 19th November 2019. The full programme of the Space Academy Bremen is out!

SME4SPACE Open General Assembly 2019

On Wednesday, 20th November from 13:00 to 14:00 in Room 1 at Space Tech Expo (above the Hall 5), SME4SPACE organises its Open General Assembly with the following Agenda: Status of the activities Representation towards ESA and EC: SRIA and cPPP status report ESA SME Policy New Members Projects Contracts […]

SME4SPACE, AKRK, ESA Space Tech Expo Panel: The SME Voice

The Hard Road to the Stars: Challenges and Opportunities for SMEs in the European Space Business On Thursday, 21st November (13:00 – 14:00 CET) European SMEs (both start-ups and established SMEs) are invited to listen to a panel session organised by SME4SPACE (the European Panel of Space SME Associations), AKRK  […]