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ESA Member States with a current national CanSat competition:

If the deadline of National CanSat competition in your country has already passed, consider applying next year! 

Nation Event Date Contact
Nordic Closing date for applications 15/01/2020 Organiser: NAROM - Andøya Space Center
Launch campaign dates 20/04/2020 - 23/04/2020 Contact: Bente Jensen
    Email: bente@narom.no 
  Website: www.esero.no/prosjekter/cansat/ 
The Netherlands Closing date for applications 10/10/2019 Organiser: ESERO Netherlands
Launch campaign dates (back-up) 20/03/2020 (29/03/2020) Contact: Wendy Van den Putte
    Email: info@esero.nl
  Website: www.cansat.nl
Portugal Closing date for applications 10/12/2019 Organiser: ESERO Portugal
Launch campaign dates 30/04/2020 - 03/05/2020 Contact: João Dias
    Email: eseroportugal@cienciaviva.pt
    Website: www.esero.pt
Greece Closing date for applications 10/11/2019 Organiser: SPIN - Space Innovation
Launch campaign dates 23/04/2020 - 26/04/2020 Contact: Ilias Psyroukis
    Email: info@cansat.gr
    Website: www.cansat.gr
Poland Closing date for applications 29/09/2019 Organiser: ESERO Poland (Copernicus Science Centre)
Launch campaign date 01/03/2020 Contact: Aleksander Jasiak
  Email: cansat@kopernik.org.pl
    Website: www.esero.kopernik.org.pl/konkurs-cansat/ 
Czech Republic Closing date for applications 24/10/2019 Organiser: ESERO Czech Republic / SCIENCE IN (CZ), s.r.o and S.A.B Aerospace
Launch campaign dates 15/04/2020 - 26/04/2020 Contact: Lukáš Holman
    Email: lukas.holman@sciencein.cz
    Website: www.esero.sciencein.cz/cansat 
Spain Closing date for applications 20/12/2019 Organiser: ESERO Spain
Launch campaign dates 24/04/2020 - 26/04/2020 Email: cansatSpain@esero.es
    Website: www.cansat.es 
Ireland Closing date for applications Please contact the relevant institute of Technology Organiser: ESERO Ireland / Blackrock Castle Observatory
Launch campaign dates Regional: TBC Contact: Rob O'Sullivan
National: 23/04/2020 - 24/04/2020 Email: Rob.Osullivan@bco.ie
    Website: www.esero.ie/cansat/ 
UK Closing date for applications 22/09/2019 Organiser: ESERO UK
Launch campaign dates 24/04/2020 - 26/04/2020 Contact: Tom Lyons
  Email: t.lyons@stem.org.uk
    Website: www.stem.org.uk/esero/cansat 
Germany Closing date for applications 27/01/2019 Organiser: ESERO Germany
Launch campaign dates 23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Contact: Christina Nadolsky
  Email: info@cansat.de
  Website: www.cansat.de 
Italy Closing date for applications 02/12/2019 Organiser: ESERO Italy
Launch campaign dates TBC Email: cansat@esero.it
    Website: www.esero.it/cansat 
Romania Closing date for applications TBC Organiser: ESERO Romania
Launch campaign dates TBC Contact: Virgiliu Pop
    Email: irgiliu.pop@rosa.ro
    Website: www.esero.ro  
Denmark Closing date for applications 21/02/2020 Organiser: ESERO Denmark
Launch campaign dates 27/04/2020 - 29/04/2020 Contact: Simon Olling Rebsdorf
    Email: sor@nvhus.dk
    Website: www.esero.dk 
Belgium Closing date for applications 18/10/2019 Organiser: Innoviris Brussels and Service Public de Wallonie
Launch campaign dates 07/05/2020 - 09/05/2020 Contact: Elise Munoz-Torres (Wallonia)
    Email: elise.munoztorres@spw.wallonie.be
    Website: www.recherche-technologie.wallonie.be/fr/particulier/menu/sciences-et-techniques/cansat/index.html 
Austria Closing date for applications 27/11/2019 Organiser: ESERO Austria
Launch campaign dates TBC Contact: Michael Thaler
    Email: michael.thaler@aec.at
    Website: www.ars.electronica.art/esero/en/cansat-oesterreich-wettbewerb-2019-20-2/ 
Malta Closing date for applications 13/11/2019 Organiser: MCST (Malta Council for Science and Technology)
Launch campaign dates 13/04/2020 - 18/04/2020 Email: space.edu.mcst@gov.mt
    Website: www.mcst.gov.mt/space-directorate/sep/#cansat 

If you are thinking of building a CanSat or holding a competition, feel free to contact us via email - cansat@esa.int - for some help in getting started!