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Deadline for applications

Applications to participate to the ESA Global Space Markets Challenge must be received before 30 June 2021 [23:59pm CEST]. No Application will be admitted after the closure of the application period.

General requirements for any documentation submitted by the Applicants

All documentation and information to be submitted in connection with the application process shall be made available in English. If the same is not delivered in English, ESA reserves the right to refuse to accept the application or ask for the English translation of the same to be provided by the expiration of the deadline for Application. An exception to this requirement is allowed for the copy of the official state document.
Please consult the Global Space Markets Challenge General Terms and Conditions for detailed information about the requirements for the documents to be submitted.

Prepare your application

To take part in the ESA Global Space Markets Challenge, please download the application package and complete the forms contained therein. When you are ready to submit your application, please fill in all fields below and upload the completed application forms as well as a copy of an official State document confirming the incorporation of the company and its corporate information. You will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your application after a successful submission. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact the Global Space Markets Challenge helpdesk at eurisy@eurisy.eu

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My company applies in the following category (read more)

Upstream encompasses, in relation to the space sector, scientific and technological foundations of space programmes, as well as manufacturing and production of space infrastructure. In these Challenge General Terms and Conditions, the "Upstream category" refers to Applicants developing products/services for the upstream space sector, and which are not directly in competition with Applicant in the "Downstream category";
Downstream encompasses, in relation to the space sector, daily operations of space infrastructure and "down-to-earth" activities that directly rely on the provision of a space capacity (satellite technology, signals or data) to exist and function. In these Challenge General Terms and Conditions, the "Downstream category" refers to Applicants developing products/services for the downstream space sector, and which are not directly in competition with Applicant in the "Upstream category".

In order to be able to submit your application, please upload all of the following documents in .pdf format:

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GSMC Helpdesk

Should you need any support with the application process or any further information on the Global Space Markets Challenge contact the HELPDESK at eurisy@eurisy.eu.