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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. […]

ASTRAIOS survey: European Space Ecosystem Overview

A core part of the ASTRAIOS project is investigating the views of stakeholders within the space sector, regarding current activities, ongoing programmes involvement, as well as the range of available applications, services, products and supporting technologies. Participate in the survey and shape the European space ecosystem.

SME4SPACE POSITION PAPER ON IRISยฒ

SME4SPACE has published its position on the current status of the IRISยฒ program. In this position paper, SME4SPACE underlines two of the main principles of the EU Regulation for IRIS2: a guaranteed participation of SMEs and the possibility for SMEs to deliver services directly to end-customers. In case you wish […]

Webinar on Legal Aspects of the Consortium Management of ESA Projects

The Webinar will be held by SME4SPACE Chairman, Hans Bracquenรฉ, who is a legal counsel with extensive experience in legal aspects of ESA contracts and consortium management.

Join our dynamic team as a Project and Policy Officer

SME4SPACE is looking for a Project and Policy Officer to support the work of the Association. The person will interact with the European Space SME community as well as with many public and private stakeholders throughout Europe.

New release: “ESA Handbook on Engineering Guidelines for CubeSat Propulsion”

Rosario Pavone, SME4SPACE Secretary, presented with Davina Di Cara, Electric Propulsion Engineer at ESA, the “๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—” ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—˜๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—–๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป” at the 6th ESA CubeSat Industry Days in Leiden, The Netherlands. The handbook, a collaborative effort involving stakeholders across the supply chain, will serve as guidelines for […]

Critical Space Technologiesย 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 Bracquenรฉ, SME4SPACE Chairman, covered a wide range of relevant topics, with a particular emphasis on […]

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 Conditionsโ€ 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 Bracquenรฉ, SME4SPACE Chairman, who as a legal consultant has an extensive experience in negotiating ESA contracts. The webinar aims to provide an […]