10, March 2015

ESA Open Invitation To Tender AO8201
Open Date: 04/03/2015
Closing Date: 15/04/2015

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 14.164.16
Prog. Ref.: CTP – General
Budget Ref.: E/0401-01B – CTP – General
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Science & Robotic Explor.
Department: Future Missions Preparation Office
Contract Officer: Byberg, Helena
Last Update Date: 04/03/2015
Update Reason: Tender issue

To develop a cryogenic vibration isolator to minimise the sensitivity of the Focal Plane Array (FPA) to external exported vibrations. To survive the launch loads, a hold down release “mechanism” shall be incorporated, which will enable the minimisation of the conductive loads through allowing the sizing of the support structure to the minimum required for onground and in-orbit operations, andnot to the launch loads as currently the case. Procurement Policy: C(1) = Activity restricted to non-prime contractors (incl. SMEs). For additional information please go to EMITS news “Industrial Policy measures for non-primes, SMEs and R&D entities in ESA programmes”.

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