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Sufficient interest in three new IAP Intended Tenders
Intended Tenders: Planned for September 2016

We received a sufficient number of indications of interest and are planning to publish all three Invitations to Tender (ITT) in September 2016. You still have until 31 August if you wish to indicate your interest. We will then put you in contact with other organisations interested in the same tender(s).

Coordinated support for mountain rescues

An integrated rescue management tool being developed with the support of ESA is improving the speed and accuracy of search and rescue missions in the mountains of the Czech Republic.

Satellite Services for Integrated Port Logistics Workshop
Presentations available for download

On 10th March 2016, ESA IAP in collaboration with the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC, UK) and Satellite Applications Catapult (SAC) held a Workshop on Satellite Applications for Integrated Port Logistics hosted at TSC in Milton Keynes. The workshop presentations are now available for download.

A smart system to track rainfall and flooding

With the support of ESA, HydroLogic (NL) is developing an application called the HydroNET Flood and Rain Report generator to map rainfall and flooding quickly and easily. It has been successfully deployed in flood-prone Australia, and other countries are taking interest in the system.

Makerspace for the Internet of Things - powered by satellite

ESA has launched a new Invitation to Tender with the goal of encouraging development of low data rate satellite communications concepts that would be suitable for diverse Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things applications.


2016 Industry Space Days
20 - 22 September 2016, ESTEC (Noordwijk, The Netherlands)

The 2016 Industry Space Days will take place on 20, 21 and 22 September at ESA ESTEC in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. The event is an international forum through which European suppliers in the space domain, especially SMEs, can present their products, projects, or R&D to the outside world.

Satellite Applications for the Alps
27 October 2016, Schönau am Königssee (DE)

How can satellite applications help strategic sectors like risk, logistics, transport, connectivity, tourism in the Alps? This one-day conference is co-organised by Eurisy and Satellite Navigation Berchtesgadener Land – Salzburg.


VDE - Assessing the Potential of Future Maritime Applications in the Context of VDE (VHF Data Exchange System)
Invitation To Tender

The purpose of this feasibility study to identify and specify new viable and sustainable maritime services using VDES (VHF Data Exchange System) and combining space (minimum two space assets) and non-space assets, in consultation with relevant institutional and commercial user and stakeholder groups

Waste Management
Intended Tender: Planned for September 2016

The objective of this ARTES IAP feasibility study is to develop a business case where space technologies enable services for Waste Management issues while assessing its feasibility / viability.

Big data applications to boost preparedness and response to migration
Intended Tender: Planned for September 2016

The objective of the feasibility study is to carry out an analysis of the technical feasibility and commercial viability of big data processing applications in combination with space-based services in order to support the identification of migration flows, and to propose a roadmap for their implementation.

Integrated applications using ADS-B
Intended Tender: Planned for September 2016

The objective of the feasibility study is to identify and characterize ADS-B based services addressing potentially interesting application domains, carry out the analysis of their technical feasibility and commercial viability, select the most promising ones for further development and exploitation, and propose a roadmap for the implementation and demonstration of the proposed services.