Up to EUR 200,000 (for studies up to EUR 80,000)



9 months


Type of Tender

Direct negotiation


The aim of the de-risk activity is to allow for assessments that will help prepare and de-risk potential development activities to unblock any barriers standing in the way of larger critical technologies.

The assessment will help to address critical issues for the development of mature future space technologies.


This funding opportunity is looking for spin-in solutions.

Fields of Application

Satellite Navigation
Earth Observation
Human Spaceflight
Space Transport


  • Analysis of specifications, development actions, schedule and cost
  • Assessment of the benefits and disadvantages of the solution with respect to the state-of-the-art
  • Assessment of critical issues related to using a given technology for a specific application, using analysis/simulation and/or breadboarding

Possible Follow-on Activity

Usually, you could follow-on with further activities within the GSTP Element 1.

Interested? Contact Your Local ESA BIC

To learn more about the funding opportunities and how to apply, please get in touch with the ESA BIC you were incubated in. If you are unsure or need any further help, we will assist you at!



Thomas Ballatré
Project Manager ESA BIC Bavaria

ESA BIC Bavaria


Dr. Stefan Engelhard  
Director of ESA BIC Baden-Württemberg
IHK Reutlingen

ESA BIC Baden-Württemberg



ESA BIC Hessen
Northern Germany

Northern Germany

ESA BIC Northern Germany

ESA BIC Northern Germany

Get in Touch

Whether you have questions about the ESA BIC Booster programme, the funding opportunities or any other inquiry: Let us know how we can help you!

Thomas Ballatré
Project Manager ESA BIC Bavaria

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