ESA is taking measures to help space businesses manage the impact of the COVID-19 crisis (Updated instructions).
ESA welcomes SMEs into its space programmes, offering training and technical assistance, access to ESA facilities and new business opportunities. ESA's SME Office can support you.
The SME Office helps SMEs, start-ups and newcomers to get involved in ESA's research and development activities.
The SME Initiative newsletter gives the latest news on activities of the SME Office and SME-related activities within ESA.
Find out more about ESA's next Industry Space Days event on 16–17 September 2020 at ESA ESTEC, Noordwijk, in the Netherlands.
esa-star simplifies the document handling process between ESA and its external partners
SMEs identify themselves so that they can receive the full support of the EU and its Member States.
ESA programmes and activities of interest to SMEs.
ESA offers a range of training courses for SMEs throughout the year. View the calendar and click on the links to register.
Find the expertise you need close by in the list of SMEs registered with ESA, or register your own SME to do business with ESA.
Members of SME4Space learn about opportunities and activities in the space domain and receive support with getting involved in ESA and EU programmes
Email the SME Office for help and information.
ESA procurements aim to accomplish ESA space missions and to support the competitiveness of the European space industry.
ESA collaborates with industry and business opportunities are released regularly
Find out about tenders, proposals and finance with ESA
Become part of a community that aims to use space to tackle future challenges. Find out more at the ESA Space Economy website.
The ESA Grand Challenge contest aims to create a new European ecosystem of entrepreneurs and start-ups competing to develop solutions that address complex problems.