Resources available to SMEs
ESA’s SME website, and Industry Portal, both make a number of resources available which can be of help for SMEs to identify business opportunities, potential partners, expert support and laboratory test facilities:
- the SME database provides a communications platform, for SMEs in ESA's Member and Cooperating States, with strategic business interests in the space industry;
- the SME Projects Database presents a compendium of results achieved by SMEs under ESA’s SME project funding programmes;
- the University and Research Centre database lists scientific and R&D projects reported by universities and research centres. The database also provides a search facility for universities' and research centres' competencies;
- Links to other ESA business sites;
- Links to European Commission websites;
- Links to other ESA programmes with opportunities for SMEs.