Estonian Space Office together with European Space Agency has published an open call for ideas directed for ESA BIC Incubatees and alumni.
The primary goal of any submitted idea shall be that the proposed activity forms a clear path to one or more of the following end results:
- Enabling a long lasting, sustainable Estonian return on ESA’s mandatory programme;
- Preparation for being a competitive entity in ESA optional programmes subscribed by Estonia (see ANNEX in the attached Document)
- Entering into the supply chain of customer;
- Enabling a long lasting, sustainable space business for an Estonian company.
The total cost of the Development Contract idea is not prescribed. ESA funding is limited to a maximum of 100,000 EUR.
- 12 April 2023: Announcement and opening of Call for Ideas
- 4 June 2023: Deadline for idea submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
- September 2023: Successful ideas proponents are notified of selection