External sites relevant for Industry

Below is a list of some useful links to external sites which provide access to industry relevant information and databases of potential interest to space industry and organizations.

The links are outside the ESA Industry Portal and are therefore not under the control of ESA. ESA declines any responsibility for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. ESA is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site.

EC Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry: Innovation Policy in Europe

Innovation stands at the cross-roads of the European Commission's policies on Research, Innovation and SMEs. It promotes innovation at community level and encourages SME participation under framework programmes.

EC: Research - SME

Initiative to facilitate the participation of SMEs in the European Commission's research activities.


EUROSPACE is the association of the European Space Industry: a non profit European organisation created in 1961, Eurospace member companies today represent 90% of the total turnover of the European Space Industry.

NASA Innovative Partnership Program (IPP)

The Innovative Partnership Program (IPP) Office provides needed technology and capabilities for NASA's mission directorates, programs and projects through investments and partnerships with industry, academia, government agencies and national laboratories.

Last update: 22 July 2008

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