Research Projects

SpaceUp (Assisting European SPACE Start-ups in scaling UP)

SME4SPACE is one of the partners of SpaceUp (Assisting European SPACE Start-ups in scaling UP) project, funded under Horizon 2020 framework programme (Grant Agreement n. 776356). SpaceUp aims at fast-tracking Europe’s innovative start-ups in and around the space sector on the road of maturity. The project’s key features are 6 Space […]

CHEOPS (Consortium for Hall Effect Orbital Propulsion System) project

Within the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme Space, the European Commission has funded the CHEOPS (Consortium for Hall Effect Orbital Propulsion System) project (www.cheops-h2020.eu). The project started on 1st November 2016 and will last for 3.5 years. CHEOPS proposes to develop three different Hall Effect Thrusters (HET) electric propulsion systems (EPS): […]

EPIC: Electric Propulsion Innovation and Competitiveness.

The European Commission has funded, as part of the Horizon 2020 Space Work Programme 2014, a Programme Support Activity (PSA) for the implementation of a Strategic Research Cluster (SRC) on “In-Space electrical propulsion and station keeping”. The “Electric Propulsion Innovation & Competitiveness” (EPIC) is the PSA project for the Electric […]

ITACA: Innovation Technologies and Applications for Coastal Archaeological sites

The ITACA (Innovation Technologies and Applications for Coastal Archaeological sites) project (Grant Agreement n. 606805) aims to prove a management system for underwater archaeological sites in coastal regions. The discovering and monitoring service uses innovative satellite remote sensing techniques combined with image processing algorithms. The project develops a set of […]