28, April 2017

ESA Open Invitation To Tender AO8872
Open Date: 24/04/2017
Closing Date: 31/12/2019 13:00:00


Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 16.1AA.07
Prog. Ref.: IAP Phase 3
Budget Ref.: E/0520-01D – IAP Phase 3
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 50-100 KEURO
Products: Non Space Procurement/Services
Techology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate Telecom & Integrated Applica
Department: Integrated & Telecom-related Applica Dep
Division: Applications Demonstration Projects Offi
Contract Officer: Piesche, Claudia Ria
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 26/04/2017
Update Reason: Loaded a new Clarification(English version)

Kickstart Activities resulting from thematic calls will be funded at 75%, with ESA providing up to 60,000 per contract.Participating Member States will give their authorisation of funding in batches of activities.ESA will invite proposals for Kickstart Activities on the basis of thematic calls. An outline proposal will not be required; solely a single document 15-20 pages in length.ESA iscommitted to a rapid evaluation process, with approved activities starting within six weeks from evaluation.Kickstart Activites are designed to enable startups and SMEs to undertake short Feasibility Studies that explore new service and application concepts which make use of space capabilities. Successful Kickstart Activities can be further developed into commercially viable businesses withfollow-up support from IAP in the form of a Demonstration Project.

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