11, December 2017

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9167
Open Date: 07/12/2017
Closing Date: 25/01/2018 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 17.1PP.01
Prog. Ref.: ARTES8-II-1 Alphasat;ARTES 11-I;NeoSAT Phase C/D
Budget Ref.: E/0508-02A – ARTES8-II-1 Alphasat;E/0511-01A – ARTES 11-I;E/0514-02A – NeoSAT Phase C/D
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Non Space Procurement/Services
Techology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate Telecom & Integrated Applica
Department: Telecom Satellite Programmes Department
Contract Officer: Piesche, Claudia Ria
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 07/12/2017
Update Reason: Tender issue

The Directorate of Telecommunication and Integrated Application (D/TIA) requires a study that shall assess the socio-economic impacts of ESAs selected Telecommunication PPP activities (SGEO/Hispasat 36W-1, EDRS, Electra, Neosat and Quantum). In particular the study shall highlight the particular benefits that are brought by the implementation of PPP compared to other framework of technologydevelopment programs. In addition, the study shall provide suggestions for socio-economic indicators suitable to assess the impact the ESA Telecommunication PPPs taking into account the time horizon of various impacts such as but not limited to space and non-space, strategic (IOD, mission enabling, non-dependence, innovation break-through technologies, industrial competitiveness, spin-in, societal, and environmental.Emphasis shall be made on a quantitative and qualitative assessment of technological research and advancement, mission enabling technologies, innovation, and industrial competitiveness and potential market development (commercial and institutional) and disruption (space and non-space). Besides monetary quantified and qualitatively identified benefits, also the time-horizon of generated benefits shall be assessed. A representative set of identified examples related to an increase in TRL of critical technology shall be assessed regarding full range of socio-economic impacts, e.g. related to cost savings, risk mitigation, technological advantage, spill-over from space to non-space, etc. Similarly, representative cases of mission-enabling technologies as well as IODs shall be analyzed regarding their socio-economic impacts, e.g. related to innovation, spin-off -in, global competitiveness, Science, education and outreach, international cooperation and collaboration, inspiration, etc. Reference projects shall be analyzed ex-post in order to allow for validation of the ex-ante assessment socio-economic analysis in a bench-marking method.Expert interviews with ESA programme management, as well as stakeholders interviews with representatives from Member States, Industry, Operators and user communities shall be conducted to collect data evidence, and perform the analysis. Expert interviews shall be conducted and coordinated with ESA as well as stakeholders interviews with representatives from Member States, Industry shall be conducted by the contractor in coordination with ESA to collect data evidence, and conduct and validate the analysis.

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