13, May 2019

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9843
Open Date: 06/05/2019
Closing Date: 24/06/2019 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 19.133.05
Prog. Ref.: Technology Developme
Budget Ref.: E/0901-01 – Technology Developme
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Ground Segment / Development and Construction of Space Segment / Assembly Integration and Test / Other
Technology Domains: Structures / Damage Tolerance and Health Monitoring / Non Destructive Inspection Technologies
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Tech, Eng. & Quality
Department: Mechanical Engineering Department
Division: Structure and Mechanisms Division
Contract Officer: Casini, Gian Lorenzo
Industrial Policy Measure: C2 – Activities in open competition, significant partecipat…
Last Update Date: 06/05/2019
Update Reason: Tender issue

Objective(s) of the Activity:To mature Non-Contact methods of Non-Destructive Inspection into a validated tool that can detect defects/damage in fibre reinforced composite structural parts, in an assembly and without dismantling. To establish clear operational capabilities for the selected technology, including minimum detectable size of different types of damage or defect in various polymercomposite materials and geometries. 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, SMEsand RD entities in ESA programmes”.

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