23, May 2016

ESA Open Invitation To Tender AO8600
Open Date: 13/05/2016
Closing Date: 29/07/2016 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 16.1MS.01
Prog. Ref.: Strategy Init.SBFC
Budget Ref.: E/0139-01P – Strategy Init.SBFC
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 100-200 KEURO
Products: Non Space Procurement/Services
Technology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESTEC
Department: Strategic Planning and Outreach Office
Division: Strategic Planning Office
Contract Officer: Tenho, Annika
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 23/05/2016
Update Reason: Modified the Statement of Work (English version)

ESA plans to launch an annual European Space Exploration Earth Innovation Competition (ESEEIC), starting with a first pilot ESEEIC in 2016, with the intention to launch subsequent competitions in 2017 and 2018 if the pilot is considered successful and adequate co-funding can be secured. Each annual ESEEIC will look to award prizes to both existing Technology Transfer Business Success Cases (technology transfer success stories) and New Ideas for Business Innovation using ESA space exploration ground and space-based infrastructures and space exploration-derived technologies or assets in everyday life applications of potential benefit to society.
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