6, November 2017

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9117
Open Date: 30/10/2017
Closing Date: 12/01/2018 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 17.179.03
Prog. Ref.: PECS Slovakia
Budget Ref.: E/0908-09 – PECS Slovakia
Special Prov.: SK
Tender Type: C
Price Range: KEURO
Products: Non Space Procurement/Services
Techology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Ind, Proc. & Legal Aff.
Department: Industrial Policy Department
Division: Off. for Impl. of Policies with new M.S.
Contract Officer: Courtois, Sandy
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 30/10/2017
Update Reason: Loaded a new Clarification(English version)

The European Space Agency (the Agency) and the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic hereby invite you to submit an outline proposal, in the frame of the Third Call for Outline Proposals under the Plan for European Cooperating States (PECS).The subject of this ITT is exclusively for the following activity types:a.Hardware activities (e.g. flight hardware) related to ESAs missions, in the form of payloads or its sub-systems, or satellite-platform technologies and sensors, or to generic technologies with potential for re-use (the start TRL shall be at least 3 and the target TRL shall be at least 5);b.Research and Development activities (including technology demonstrations, industrial processes and their qualification/certification) leading to products (hardware or software) or to generic technologies with potential for re-use (the start TRL shall be at least 2 and the target TRL shall be 4 or below);c.Space applications, products and services making use of space infrastructure that is already existing or scheduled for operation in the near term (the start TRL shall be at least 4);d.Preparatory activities (paper studies, e.g. feasibility studies, user requirements or market surveys) to support national competitiveness related to ESA programmes (optional or mandatory); to which Slovakia may in the future have an interest to subscribe ; e.Awareness and education activities: raise awareness about space technologies and their practical application (including demonstration activities in secondary education institutions and science centres); increase young peoples motivation to choose space related education and industry as a career

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