Technology transfer demonstrator competition to fund space spin-off
To promote the use of space technologies in ESA Member States, the open call “Technology Transfer Demonstrator Competition 2017” for technology transfer proposals has been opened. Applications must be received before 11 August.
Belgium Verhaert has been entrusted by ESA to set up, implement and manage it. The Technology Transfer Demonstrators are directed specifically towards the determination and elimination of technical risk particular to the new terrestrial application.
The open call allows seven projects of both space and non-space organizations or individuals to submit proposals to develop technology transfer demonstrators. The call is open for all ESA member states.
Applicants can request funding up to 38.000 euro to develop a demonstrator regarding the transfer of a space technology into a non-space application. The projects should be executed in maximum 6 months.
Deadline: 11 August 2017.
More on the competition and the application procedure here.