Internship in the ESA Office for Small and Medium Enterprises

ESA is Seeking an Intern to join the Directorate of Commercialisation, Industry, and Competitiveness. The role focuses on the economic analysis and characterization of space SMEs […]

SME4SPACE at Cluj-Napoca: Space Systems Engineering Workshop

SME4Space will participate on the 21st of November 2023, in the “Space Systems Engineering” Workshop that will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. The event is organised by SpaceTech, our Working Member in Romania. The primary subjects of the presentations will encompass […]


SME4SPACE along with 9 Flemish space actors, will be present at the Space Tech Expo Europe 2023. Engage with our team and learn how you can benefit your space endeavors.


SME4SPACE has published its position on the current status of the IRIS² 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 Bracquené, 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 “𝗘𝗦𝗔 𝗛𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝗼𝗻 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗚𝘂𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗖𝘂𝗯𝗲𝗦𝗮𝘁 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗽𝘂𝗹𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻” 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 […]

Invitation to Participate: Review the Draft List of Critical Space Technologies for European Strategic Non-Dependence – JTF (EC, ESA, EDA)

The consultation process for reviewing the draft list of Critical space technologies for the European Strategic Non-Dependence – JTF has commenced. These are based on the inputs received prior to the summer break. If you are an SME […]


Call to Action: EU Space Partnership

The co-programmed partnership for space will start in the second half of 2023. Through this partnership, the SME4SPACE members have a unique opportunity to define the topics of the next calls of Horizon Europe. SME4SPACE is looking for contributors to elaborate the work programmes, to define roadmaps and to provide […]

SME4SPACE: Detailed assessment of the impact of the Ukrainian war and the EU sanctions on the European space SMEs

Right after the start of the Russian aggression against Ukraine, SME4SPACE conducted a survey amongst its members to assess the consequences of the war and the European sanctions on SMEs active in the European space industry. This first survey revealed, [..]