3, December 2018

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO8856
Open Date: 26/11/2018
Closing Date: 04/02/2019 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 16.179.07
Prog. Ref.: NMS – Romania
Budget Ref.: E/0907-07 – NMS – Romania
Special Prov.: RO
Tender Type: C
Price Range: KEURO
Products: Launchers / Avionics / On-Board Computers / *See Software
Techology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Ind, Proc. & Legal Aff.
Department: Industrial Policy Department
Contract Officer: Binedell, Carla
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 26/11/2018
Update Reason: Tender issue

The European Space Agency (the Agency) hereby invites you to submit an outline proposal, in the frame of the Call for Outline Proposals under the Romanian Industry Incentive Scheme. The present ITT is addressed only to Romanian companies (including SME) and academic and research organizations. This ITT is part of the Romanian Industry Incentive Scheme aimed at supporting the participation of Romania in ESA mandatory activities (especially the Scientific Programme) and in some of the ESA optional programmes that Romania subscribes to. The subject of this ITT is exclusively for the following activity types: a. Close to space segment market activities (e.g. flight hardware, flight software) with preference for those related to generic technologies, products and equipment for satellite platforms or equipment for ground stations and with potential for re-use. The start TRL shall be at least 4 and the target TRL shall be at least 6; b. Research and development activities (including technology demonstrations, industrial processes and their qualification/certification) leading to hardware products or generic technologies (including flight software) with potential for re-use. The start TRL shall be at least 3 and the target TRL should be TRL 5 or below; c. Preparatory activities (e.g. feasibility studies, technology assessments, user requirements or market surveys) to support national competitiveness in some of the ESA optional programmes to which Romania subscribes to; Note: education and awareness activities and Space (downstream) applications, products and services will not be funded under this Call.

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