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Call for innovations in the space sector

The European Commission has opened a competition to further develop the European space sector

  • June 18, 2018 18:30
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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The European Commission has opened a competition to further develop the European space sector. The prize – part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot – will award 10 million Euros to an innovative, commercially viable and low-cost solutions to launch light satellites. Space technology, data and services have become indispensable in the daily lives of Europeans and for Europe to pursue its strategic interests.

The commission has presented the new EU space beyond 2020 program to invest more in space and adapt to new needs and technologies within the European space sector. The deadline for applications is 1 June 2021 to give participants time to develop their model. According to the commission, extra points will be given to participants if they have already succeeded in launching their satellites and developed a concept for their services by the time of their application.

Source: Government Europa



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