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    30 Aug 2014 
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Current and Future Tenders


Below is a list of all ESA opportunities for which you can submit a proposal. You can find specific tenders by searching on a keyword or ARTES Area.

If you would like to respond to a currently open ITT you will have to register first as a 'New User' with the EMITS (Electronic Mail Invitation to Tender) system.

"Always Open" Calls for Proposals have been issued for the following:
*ARTES 3-4 - This is listed in EMITS under number AO/1-5891
*ARTES 5.2 - This is listed in EMITS under number AO/1-6000.
*Newcomers' Initiative - This is listed in EMITS under number AO/1-5658

For a list of ARTES 20 IAP tenders please see the IAP website.

Keywords Area

Currently Open Tenders
 
Single aperture Tx/Rx multi beam antenna
Programme Element: ARTES 1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7961
Open from: 17 Jul 2014
Closes on: 25 Sep 2014
 
Thermo-acoustic electric generation for communication satellites
Programme Element: ARTES 1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7960
Open from: 20 Jun 2014
Closes on: 12 Sep 2014
 
VDES Satellite Component System Study
Programme Element: ARTES 1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7892
Open from: 18 Jun 2014
Closes on: 24 Sep 2014
 
Advanced mobility management protocols for future high-capacity multi-beam GEO satellite networks
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7918
Open from: 12 Jun 2014
Closes on: 18 Sep 2014
 
Cost effectiveness of satellite systems integrated with fixed broadband networks
Programme Element: ARTES 1
Tender nr.: AO 1-8027
Open from: 05 Aug 2014
Closes on: 11 Nov 2014
 
Enhanced electrical conductivity of dielectrics for differential charging mitigation
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7902
Open from: 02 Jul 2014
Closes on: 08 Oct 2014
 
Development of flexible Optical Solar Reflector (OSR)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-8010
Open from: 21 Aug 2014
Closes on: 30 Oct 2014
 
Overlapped focal arrays for multiple shaped beam reflector antennas
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-8016
Open from: 05 Aug 2014
Closes on: 28 Oct 2014
 
QoS, cross-layer and routing management for integrated services in hybrid networks
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7951
Open from: 20 Jun 2014
Closes on: 26 Sep 2014
 
The role of satellite in collaborative adaptive bitrate streaming services
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-8015
Open from: 21 Jul 2014
Closes on: 03 Nov 2014
 
High-voltage switching matrix for new gener. of full Electric Propulsion applications in telecom
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-8001
Open from: 16 Jul 2014
Closes on: 22 Oct 2014
 
European fuel blend development
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7990
Open from: 15 Jul 2014
Closes on: 21 Oct 2014
 
Combined Tx/Rx array for reconfigurable coverage from GEO/MEO/LEO satellite
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7988
Open from: 18 Jul 2014
Closes on: 24 Oct 2014
 
Highly Integrated Channel Amplifiers and Linearisers based on Silicon Technology
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7983
Open from: 14 Jul 2014
Closes on: 20 Oct 2014
 
Critical Technologies for Q-Band EPCs
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-8036
Open from: 22 Jul 2014
Closes on: 28 Oct 2014
 
Cost-Effective Low-Profile User Terminal Antenna Technology
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-8037
Open from: 05 Aug 2014
Closes on: 11 Nov 2014
 
Prototyping & Testing of Efficient Multicarrier Transmission for Broadband Satel. Comms (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7934
Open from: 08 Jul 2014
Closes on: 30 Sep 2014
 
High temperature high voltage potting adhesive (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7950
Open from: 26 Jun 2014
Closes on: 02 Oct 2014
 
Hybrid electro-mechanical scanning Satellite User Terminal antenna (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7982
Open from: 11 Jul 2014
Closes on: 03 Oct 2014
 
Mobile Ka-band Multimedia Receiver for Vehicles (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7917
Open from: 17 Jun 2014
Closes on: 16 Sep 2014
 
GaN based, passively cooled, linearised L band SSPA for avionics terminals (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-7940
Open from: 14 Jul 2014
Closes on: 20 Oct 2014
 
High-performance horns with customisable radiation properties
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-8075
Open from: 19 Aug 2014
Closes on: 28 Oct 2014
 
Intended Invitations to Tender
 

Planned Tender Issue: quarter 2, 2014

 
Priority 2 Tenders
 
Verification of simultaneous EP thruster firing behaviour (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.17
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 2, 2014
 

Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014

 
Priority 1 Tenders
 
High Speed modem prototype for UAV terminals
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 11.1TT.26
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Prototype for a command and control data link for UAV's in the 5 GHz band
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.02
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
VDE-SAT downlink verification
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.09
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Auxiliary propulsion arcjet
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.11
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Flexible pipes for propulsion systems
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.12
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Helium latch/venting valve for end of life passivation
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: 1-8077
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.13
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Electronic Pressure Regulator (EPR) for electrical and chemical propulsion
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.16
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Reversible Loop Heat Pipe (LHP) for telecom applications
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.20
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Shape-memory coupling for connecting pipes
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.23
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Characterisation of integrated damping features for elastic collapsible CFRP hinges
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.24
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Radio Frequency and deployment test methods for large antennas
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.41
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Technology development for Q-/V-band lineariser
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.47
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
500 W S-Band Isolator
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.56
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Additive manufacturing for User Terminal front-ends
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.61
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Dual beam ground terminal antenna for MEO constellation
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.62
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Prototype Receiver for Spectrally Efficient Transmission Schemes
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.63
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Priority 2 Tenders
 
Development of on-board IP router protocol stacks for future satellite systems (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 13.1TT.02
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Reference procedure for adoption of software tools and digital products as ITU-R recommendations (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 13.1TT.04
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 
Building Blocks for high power and high frequency TWTs (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.58
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 3, 2014
 

Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014

 
Priority 1 Tenders
 
Next generation secure satellite networks
Programme Element: ARTES 1
Reference nr.: 13.1TF.10
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
System Platform for Provision of Broadcast and Interactive Services to Handheld/Home End-users
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
S-band Common Core Hub for Broadcast and Interactive Services
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.57
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
In-home Gap Fillers
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.58
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
S-Band Two-way Emergency Interactive Terminal
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.60
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
System Platform for Provision of Broadcast and Data Acquisition Services to Vehicular Users
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.61
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
System Platform for Real-time Emergency Services
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.63
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
S-band Applications
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.64
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
S-band Demonstration and Trials
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.65
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Two-way Interactive Communications Experimentation Campaign
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.66
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
S-band System Architecture Study and Ground Components Specifications
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.67
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Hybrid Multi-service and Multi-band User Terminal Study and Development
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.68
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Inmarsat S-band Ecosystem: Users and Applications, Specifications
Programme Element: ARTES 34
Reference nr.: 08.153.69
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Embedded Antenna Arrays in small UAV Wing Structures
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: AO 1-8062
Reference nr.: 12.1TT.30
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Additive Manufacturing based bellows
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 12.1TT.41
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Array fed reflector antenna for non-regular beam-size coverage
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 13.1TT.26
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Dielectric Filling Techniques for High-Power Ku-Band Harmonic Filters
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 13.1TT.34
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Aeronautical antenna for dual band including L-band AMS(R)S and other existing aircraft applications
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 13.1TT.54
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Clad sheet material for radiation shielding
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.10
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Modular power supplies in Electrical Propulsion (EP)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.15
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Star Tracker based on Faint Star predevelopment for Telecoms
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.19
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Aluminium wire application in telecommunication platforms
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.26
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Enhanced coating technologies for next generation solar cells
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.28
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Bandwidth reconfigurable High power DEMUX for multibeam missions
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.46
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Compact Switchable Filter Bank for Flexible Converters
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Tender nr.: 1-8078
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.49
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Miniaturised antenna for low frequency operation
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.66
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Electronically steerable low drag aeronautical antenna
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.68
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Priority 2 Tenders
 
Federated testbed infrastructure for future integrated satellite terrestrial networks research (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 13.1TT.03
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Ka/Q-band Upconverter (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 13.1TT.40
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Low-cost MMIC Chipset for future broadband VSAT (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 13.1TT.47
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Test-bed for Cost-efficient M2M Systems (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.06
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Experimental Characterisation of Ka and Q band Site Diversity using ASA TDP5 beacon (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.07
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Propagation Channel Model Simulator for MEO Telecom Services at Ka band (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.08
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Development of a Heat Pump System (HPS) compressor (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.21
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Development of an active oil replenishment system for GEO reaction wheels (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.25
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
High performance power components for 100V power bus applications (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.29
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Development of a hybrid export license-free Battery Management System (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.30
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Generic high voltage electric propulsion thruster simulator for coupling test (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.31
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Miniaturised shunt cell for Direct Energy Transfer based on synchronous rectification (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.32
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Investigation of impact-induced discharge effects on GEO solar arrays (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.33
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
On-board Interference Geo-Location System (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.34
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Anti-Interference Solution for telecommunications antennas (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.35
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Calibration Proof of Concept for Advanced Payload (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.36
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
RF Transmit Section for Geo Mobile Payloads (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.37
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Multibeam Antennas based on Overlapped Subarrays (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.43
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
On-board reflector pointing and shaping monitoring (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.44
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Reflect array for medium size apertures (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.45
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Efficient Ka-band High-Power High-Speed Switch Networks (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.53
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Non-Mechanical Laser Beam Steering (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.54
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Ultra efficient 200 W linear UHF amplifier (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.55
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
High Power Photoreceivers for High Dynamic Range - High Frequency Photonic RF Links (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.57
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
X band SSPAs for telecom satellite earth stations (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.59
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Modem prototype for MEO broadband access (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.64
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 
Miniaturised antenna for low frequency operation (*)
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.65
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 4, 2014
 

Planned Tender Issue: quarter 1, 2015

 
Priority 1 Tenders
 
Compact multi-feed-per-beam feed systems
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.40
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 1, 2015
 
Mesh and associated carrying net for Deployable Reflector
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.42
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 1, 2015
 

Planned Tender Issue: quarter 2, 2015

 
Priority 1 Tenders
 
Advanced Air Interface Demonstrator for Future Mobile Interactive Networks
Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
Reference nr.: 14.1TT.01
Planned Tender Issue: quarter 2, 2015
 

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