The SME Office organises and supports various training courses for SMEs.

Subjects covered take account of requests from SMEs, as well as the availability of ESA experts capable of delivering state-of-the-art knowledge and know-how. Where appropriate, organisations external to ESA are also engaged as a complementary source of expertise.

In addition to the training courses organised by the SME Office, from time to time bespoke training for industry of interest to SMEs is set up by other ESA departments. All courses are also listed below.


Training summary:

Date Training Registration 
11 October Webinar with the ESA Industrial Ombudsman for SMEs Email to register and receive your log-in details
31 October–2 November ECSS Livestream Session 3: Space engineering Registration opens 4 weeks before the event

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- Webinar with the ESA Industrial Ombudsman for SMEs (11 October)

Content: In this 90-minute Webinar the ESA Industrial Ombudsman Jack Bosma will describe the function of the Ombudsman and some of the most prominent issues faced by SMEs in the procurement and contract execution process. 

- ECSS Livestream Session 3: Space engineering (31 October–2 November)

Content: Courses offered online over three days via livestream include Electrical Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanisms, Control Engineering and Space Debris Mitigation.


ECOS 5.2 
(30-31 August 2017)
Course information
R&D proposal writing training for SMEs 
(4–6 July 2017)
Course information
ECSS Livestream - Session 2 
(19–21 June 2017)
Course informationECSS Training material,
Replay livestream
ECOS 5.2 
(13–14 June 2017)
Course information
ECOS 5.2 
(11–12 May 2017)
Course information
How to submit an ECOS proposal
ECSS Livestream - Session 1 
(14–16 March 2017)
Course information
Replay livestream

Last update: 26 September 2017

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