Earth to all ESA BIC Estonia companies!

We have an amazing opportunity for you – Eesti Kosmosebüroo – Estonian Space Office together with ESA – European Space Agency have published an open call for development contracts with funding up to €100 000.

This is a wonderful opportunity for our incubatees and alumni to get their space-tech to the next level! This is a giant step toward growth in the whole sector, and we can’t wait to see how the field will expand!

The primary goal of any submitted idea shall be that the proposed activity forms a clear path to one or more of the following end results:

  • Enabling a long lasting, sustainable Estonian return on ESA’s mandatory programme;
  • Preparation for being a competitive entity in ESA optional programmes subscribed by Estonia (see ANNEX in the attached Document)
  • Entering into the supply chain of customer;
  • Enabling a long lasting, sustainable space business for an Estonian company.

Important deadlines:

  • 12 April 2023: Announcement and opening of Call for Ideas
  • 4 June 2023: Deadline for idea submissions to
  • September 2023: Successful ideas proponents are notified of selection

For more info about application, visit the ESA BIC website.