6, October 2021

ESA Open Invitation to Tender: 1-10975
Open Date: 09/09/2021 11:00 CEST
Closing Date: 25/10/2021 13:00 CEST

The European Space Agency (“the Agency”) and Ministry of Science and Education of Croatia hereby invite you to submit an outline proposal, in the frame of the Second Call for Outline Proposals under the Implementation Arrangement with the Government of Croatia.1.The present ITT is addressed only to Croatian legal entities (including SME) or academic and research organizations. Potential Tenderers are therefore requested to note that the Agency can only consider Proposals from companies or organizations residing in Croatia. However, consortia including companies organizations within other ESA Member States may be accepted if duly justified under the following conditions: Tasks may be assigned to non-Croatian entities residing in other ESA Member States. Such tasks shall in any case not constitute the core tasks of the proposed study or development and shall not exceed 20% of the total price.2. The total maximum budget for this ITT is :1.200.000 Euro (One Million Two hundred thousand Euro).3.The subject of this ITT is exclusively for the following activity types:Type a. Flight segment related activities and/or close to market space related ground products (e.g. Ground stations, operations, specialist EGSE or MGSE) in the form of equipment or generic technologies (i.e. products) with potential for re-use. The start TRL shall be at least 5 and the target end TRL at least 6;Type b. Research and Development Activities leading to future deeper involvement in the space community. Activities shall either lead to products with the potential for re-use, to capability demonstrations leading to the potential supply of a service or technology or to scientific studies exploiting data from ESA missions. The minimum start TRL shall be TRL 3.Type c. Space (downstream) Applications. Products and services making use of ESA/ European space infrastructure that is already existing or scheduled for operation in the near term. The start TRL shall be at least 5 and the target end TRL shall be at least 6;Type d. Preparatory activities. Feasibility studies, proof of concepts, user requirements definitions, or market surveys and business case assessments to prepare for higher TRL developments in future calls;Type e. Awareness activities Aimed at promoting the benefits and uses of space and the opportunities available due to the cooperation with ESA. The target audience maybe industry, academia and/or government (including Agencies and NGOs).

Estabilishment: ESTEC
ECOS Required: No
Classified: No
Price Range: KEURO
Authorised Contact Person: Sandy Chana Courtois
Initiating Service: CIP-IPS
IP Measure: N/A
Prog. Reference: E/0873-01 – Impl agreem Croatia
Tender Type: Open Competition
Open To Tenderers From: HR
Technology Keywords: 26-OTHERS
Products Keywords: 5-Non Space Procurement/Services

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