29, July 2016

ESA Open Invitation To Tender AO8730
Open Date: 27/07/2016
Closing Date: 05/10/2016 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 16.164.08
Prog. Ref.: CTP – General
Budget Ref.: E/0401-01B – CTP – General
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Satellites & Probes / Payloads / Instruments / Other Instruments / Gradiometers, Plasma detectors, Satellites & Probes / Structures / Optical bench structures / Cases, supporting rings, …
Technology Domains: Optics / Optical Component Technology and Materials / Optical Bench and Mounting Technologies
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Science
Department: Future Missions Office
Contract Officer: Weihert, Beatrice
Industrial Policy Measure: C2 – Activities in open competition, significant participation
Last Update Date: 27/07/2016
Update Reason: Tender issue
The objective of this activity is to build upon the LISA Pathfinder heritage and identify process improvements, and production automation techniques that will enable the timely and cost effective manufacturing of the relatively large number of optical benches required for a gravitational wave observatory mission. Procurement Policy: C(2) = A relevant participation (in terms of quality and quantity) of non-primes (incl. SMEs) is required. For additional information please go to EMITS news “Industrial Policy measures for non-primes, SMEs and RD entities in ESA programmes”.

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