16, April 2020

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO10245
Open Date: 10/04/2020
Closing Date: 05/06/2020 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 20.127.01
Prog. Ref.: Technology Developme
Budget Ref.: E/0901-01 – Technology Developme
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Satellites & Probes / Electronics / EEE Components / Resistors, heaters / Satellites & Probes / Electronics / EEE Components / Thermistors / Satellites & Probes / Power / Power Monitoring and Control – BB / Heater Control / Satellites & Probes / Thermal Control / Thermal control – BB / Heaters, Thermistors, Thermostats, … / Satellites & Probes / Thermal Control / Thermal control – BB / Temp. sensors
Technology Domains: EEE Components and Quality / EEE Component Technologies / Passive Components
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Tech, Eng. & Quality
Department: Mechanical Department
Division: Thermal Division
Contract Officer: Magne-Lie, Karine
Industrial Policy Measure: C1 – Activities in open competition limited to the non-Larg…
Last Update Date: 10/04/2020
Update Reason: Tender issue

Objective(s) of the Activity: The objectives for the Contractor of this activity are:1. To investigate several smart system heaterconcepts and perform a trade-off.2. To select one concept for a smart heater system for satellites, with approval from the Agency and detail the design of the selected system.3. To design, develop and manufacture a system breadboard of the selected smart heatersystem. Manufacturing of breadboards on component level is optional. 4. To evaluate by test the smart heater system breadboard in a thermal vacuum chamber, in accordance with the requirements provided in Annex C.5. The smart heater system shall reach TRL 4at the end of this activity.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 RD entities in ESA programmes”.

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