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06 March 2020

ESA Start-up Competition

Collaboration between start-ups and the European Space Agency (ESA) can fast-track the development and introduction of breakthrough space technologies. That’s why ESA is calling for European start-ups to come forward and propose their game-changing space...

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06 March 2020

Johannes Geiss Fellowship 2020 at ISSI, Bern (Switzerland)

The International Space Science Institute (ISSI) in Bern, Switzerland, invites applications for the Johannes Geiss Fellowship (JGF) 2020. The JGF provides a generous stipend covering travel cost and living expenses for a stay at ISSI,...

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13 February 2020

Horizon Impact Award 2020

This award is the European Commission’s initiative to recognise and celebrate outstanding projects that have used their results to provide value for society. These projects must have been funded by FP7 and/or Horizon 2020 funding...

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04 February 2020

Call for Ideas: Quantum Technologies for Space-Based Systems

The Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space is looking for recommendations for quantum technology research and innovation (R&I) activities for space systems. These ideas can range from basic research to demonstration and validation in the...

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21 January 2020

InnovFin Space Equity Pilot

The European Commission and European Investment Bank Group join forces to boost space sector investment with EUR 200 million of financing: – EUR 100 million contingent loan for the new Ariane 6 launcher programme, a...

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17 January 2020

Galileo Masters – All Winners!

Since 2004 more than 11,900 innovators participated in the Galileo Masters. Many of the solutions submitted in previous years have been implemented and successfully launched into the market. You can now browse through the list...

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17 January 2020

Dragon 5 Europe/China tender on Earth Observation

The European Space Agency (ESA), together with the National Remote Sensing Center of China (NRSCC) under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), has launched a tender for the use of Earth Observation data. This...

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15 January 2020

Structure of the new Directorate General for Defense Industry and Space

The European Commission’s defense industry and space program is being implemented by a new Directorate General (DG Defense and Space, abbreviated DEFIS). Timo Pesonen, previously General Director of DG GROW, takes over the management of...

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