5, June 2016

ESA Open Invitation To Tender AO8582
Open Date: 28/04/2016
Closing Date: 27/06/2016 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 16.179.01
Prog. Ref.: PECS Lithuania
Budget Ref.: E/0908-08 – PECS Lithuania
Special Prov.: LT
Tender Type: C
Price Range: KEURO
Products: Satellites & Probes / Payloads / Instruments / Optical Instruments / Passive sounders Launchers / Avionics / Data systems and I/F / Communication buses, harness, connectors, … Ground Segment / Development and Construction of Space Segment / General Support / Laboratories equipment (spectrum analysers, power meters, …)
Technology Domains: Electromagnetic Technologies and Techniques / EMC/RFC/ESD / EMC Modelling and Simulation Optoelectronics / Detector Technologies / Focal Plane Technologies Structures / Hot Structures / Design and Verification Technologies for Ceramic Structures Onboard Data Systems / Payload Data Processing / System Technologies for Payload Data Processing
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Ind, Proc. & Legal Aff.
Department: Industrial Policy Department
Contract Officer: Dearey, Niamh
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 03/06/2016
Update Reason: Loaded a new Clarification (English version)

The European Space Agency (ESA) and the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy invite you to submit an Outline Proposal in the frame of PECS. The subject of the present Call is exclusively for: a) Flight Hardware activities related to ESA’s missions, in the form of payloads or its sub-systems, or satellite-platform technologies and sensors, or to generic technologies with potential for re-use (the start TRL shall be at least 3 and the target TRL shall be at least 5); b) Research and Development activities (including technology demonstrations, industrial processes and their qualification/certification) leading to products (hardware or software) or to generic technologies with potential for re-use (the start TRL shall be at least 2 and the target is below TRL 5); c) Space-based applications, products and services making use of space infrastructure that is already existing or scheduled for operation in the near term, (the start TRL shall be at least 4). d) Preparatory activities (paper studies, e.g. feasibility studies, user requirements or market surveys) to support national competitiveness related to ESA programmes (optional or mandatory) to which Lithuania may in the future have an interest to subscribe; e) Awareness and education activities: i. to raise awareness about space technologies and their practical application (including demonstration activities in secondary education institutions and science centres); ii. to increase young people’s motivation to choose space related education and industry as a career.

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