Open call for demonstrators, apply before 4 October 2016
– CLOSED –
Get funding to demonstrate space technology for an earthly application
Date published: 29 August 2016
Call Closure: 4 October 2016 3 p.m.
Through this Call, VERHAERT invites applicants to 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.
In order to apply for this call, please send your submission towards email@example.com, please fill out the form below to download the application template.
Before sending out your submission please carefully read the following documents:
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First all proposals will be checked by an Opening Board, if formal requirements accomplished. When compliant, the Tender Evaluation Board (ESA, VERHAERT, stakeholders and experts) will evaluate the proposals on the selection criteria. The Board will inform the applicant of the evaluation in writing. The 7 proposals with the highest marks (above 60) will be selected for negotiations.
- Current Development Status
Has the space technology been developed sufficiently for a technology transfer to non-space application. It is necessary to look both in the TRL in space and the approximate for non-space. High TRL level in space is expected.
- Attractiveness of Non-Space Market
Attractiveness of Non-Space Market – an estimate of the size of technology’s final application/market and its potential value in commercial or societal terms. Credibility of the potential access to market will be assessed.
- Novelty and Intellectual Property
The novelty of the technology in its non-space application and the consequent competitive advantage. The current status of the IPRs and the potential protection of the results.
- Project Feasibility
An estimate of the likelihood of the Technical Demonstrator achieving its technical objectives in the stated budget and a successful transfer in a reasonable time-frame. Compliance with the time frame proposed in the call.
- The Need for a Technology Demonstrator
The likelihood and expected timing for the technical demonstrator to lead to the engagement of customers with the expected timing and the need of financial support by the Agency.
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