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Programme Enhancements

We're announcing some interesting changes to the IAP programme. Read a quick summary here.

Three new IAP Tenders
Issued Tenders

Three new Invitations to Tender (ITT) have now been published.

HealthTec Call for Proof of Concept proposals
Funding opportunity

Science and Technology Facilities Council (UK) has announced a call for project definition and proof of concept proposals in Life Sciences and Healthcare that will accelerate the pace of innovation in this area. Closes 20 January 2017

New funding opportunity: space support for microgrids developments in India
Intended Invitation To Tender

In Q1 2017, a new Invitation To Tender will be launched for feasibility studies which identify and explore business opportunities for deploying space-enabled services in support of decentralised management of microgrids in India and other developing countries

End of Year Message from Magali Vaissiere

Magali Vaissiere, director of the Telecoms directorate, looks back over a very eventful and successful year.


Offshore Energy and The Space Industry - Workshop
19 January 2017, Aberdeen (Scotland)

This half day workshop will provide an overview of the IAP funding mechanism, the application requirements and highlight solutions to problems that range from vessel positioning, data communications and weather forecasting to improving and securing transport systems and developing emergency and disaster management systems.

IAP4Mobility Workshop - Special Focus on Automotive & ITS
25 January 2017, Braunschweig (Germany)

This workshop will present trends and challenges of the mobility sector, the benefits space technologies can offer, and how the Integrated Applications Promotion (IAP) programme can support and contribute to the development of services to meet these challenges.

1 - 2 February 2017, Glasgow (Scotland)

Data.Space 2017 will focus on the exploration and exploitation of new data sets from small and nano satellites by pulling together data and service providers with end users and market researchers. This major international conference will be held in the striking Technology & Innovation Centre’s lecture theatre and will be attended by delegates drawn from a broad spectrum of the global industry, from leading data providers to organisations and individuals interested in data.

Space Business Innnovation Day
1 February 2017, ESA BIC Noordwijk (the Netherlands)

Find out how space technology and data can be integrated into your startup in this half-day event.

Space & CBRNE threats
7 March 2017, ESTEC (The Netherlands)

ESA and EDA are pleased to announce the joint Workshop on Space and CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive) threats on 7 March 2017, at ESA's ESTEC site in Noordwijk (The Netherlands).


Big data applications to boost preparedness and response to migration
Issued Tender

UPDATE: Closing date extended
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.

Outdoor Tourism
Intended Kickstart Activity

Kick-start Activities is a new IAP funding opportunity for investigating the business potential and technical viability of new applications and services exploiting one or more space assets.

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