SME4SPACE Open General Assembly

On 12th September 2018 SME4SPACE organised its Open General Assembly at ESA/ESTEC in Room Newton 1 from 10:30 to 12:00 in the framework of the Industry Space Days 2018 (ISD2018). The SME4SPACE Open General Assembly was open to all SMEs participating at the Industry Space Days 2018, taking place at ESA/ESTEC on 11-12 […]

Participate on Survey on how to finance H2020 well-evaluated but not funded Space proposals

SME4SPACE has launched a Survey on the viability of innovative mechanisms to finance H2020 well-evaluated but not funded Space proposals. We kindly invite all the stakeholders: SMEs, Large Companies, Universities, Research Centres, Space Agencies, National Delegates and also Regional representatives to participate in this survey bringing their knowledge and their experience. […]

Harmonisation Workplan 2019 Approved by ESA IPC

ESA IPC has approved the Harmonisation Workplan 2019. Download the full workplan for 2019 with also the list of technologies earmarked for 2020 and 2021. The Technical Dossiers to be harmonised in 2019 cycles are the following: 1st cycle 2019 Competence Domain Title Revisit New CD07 Chemical Propulsion – Micropropulsion 2011 CD02 […]

Register for ESA ECOS 5.3 Training Session in June 2018

Registration for ESA ECOS 5.3 Training Session in June 2018 is open. The course is free of charge and it will be held in ESTEC on 14th and 15th June 2018 from 9,00 of the first day to the 16,30 of the second day. At the following link you can […]

Polish Space Sector Forum 2018

SME4SPACE participates at the 2018 Polish Space Sector Forum to be held on 24 May 2018 in Warsaw. The Forum is organised by Polish Space Industry Association (SPACE PL). SME4SPACE will present the first impressions on the New ESA procurement rules. In 2016 when SPACE PL organised the 1st edition of […]

EPIC Workshop 2018 15-17 October 2018 in London

The EPIC Workshop 2018 will be held in London on 15-17 October 2018 in collaboration with UK Space Agency (UKSA). There is already available a dedicated webpage THE VENUE Westminster Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street London SW1H 0ET ( THE REGISTRATION The online registration will open in due time on […]

SME4SPACE participates in Paris Space Week

SME4SPACE participates in Paris Space Week on 28 and 29 March. We will have a booth, come to visit us and book a meeting with us. We are keen to meet European Space SMEs in order to help them to develop their business within ESA and European Union space programmes.

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 […]