7, August 2020

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO10430
Open Date: 04/08/2020
Closing Date: 16/10/2020 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 20.187.11
Prog. Ref.: EOEP-3 ECARE (PhC,D);EOEP4 L2 ProductS EE;EE-8/FLEX;Earthnet;LTDP-2;EOEP-4 Earth Explo.7;EarthScience Block 4;Mission Management;ALTIUS
Budget Ref.: E/0011-E3 – EOEP-3 ECARE (PhC,D);E/0024-E4 – EOEP4 L2 ProductS EE;E/0039-E5 – EE-8/FLEX;E/0078-00 – Earthnet;E/0079-02 – LTDP-2;E/0087-E4 – EOEP-4 Earth Explo.7;E/A105-01 – EarthScience Block 4;E/E110-E5 – Mission Management;E/E201-01 – ALTIUS
Tender Type: C
Price Range: > 500 KEURO
Products: Ground Segment / Mission Operations / Other
Technology Domains: Space System Software / Earth Observation Payload Data Exploitation / Data and Information Processing and Exploitation
Establishment: ESRIN
Directorate: Directorate of EO Programmes
Department: EO Mission Management & GS Department
Division: ESA Ground Segment & Data Mngmt Division
Contract Officer: Frigot, Emma
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 04/08/2020
Update Reason: Tender issue

The subject of this procurement is the provision of Engineering Support Services for different activities related with the PayloadData Ground Segment (PDGS). The PDGS covers the whole payload data processing chain, from instrument data acquisition to user access to mission data sets, and includes mission planning, systematic data processing, cal/val processing, data archiving, reprocessing,discovery and dissemination and overall PDGS monitoring and reporting.The support services required under this contract will coverthe following areas:1.PDGS development;2.PDGS Operations;3.Common Services Operations;4.EO Data and Knowledge Preservation;5.International Charter for Emergency;6.ICT infrastructure and Security.For the following missions1.Earth Explorers (operational and future):2.Heritage Missions3.Proba-V;4.ALTIUS;5.Third Party Missions.The required services will support the wholelife cycle of the PDGS, in particular: 1.Technical Specification,2.Design and development,3.Validation and commissioning,4.Routine operations,5.Long Term Data Preservation.Actual execution of PDGS Operational services, new developments and maintenanceare outsourced to external providers. The Engineering Support Services will require continuous interactions with industry, internalESA units and partner organizations.

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