GSTP enables ESA to fulfil its objectives to utilise space to the benefit of society.
The GSTP takes previously proven innovations through successive stages of engineering, finally evolving it into fully tested hardware to be ready for adoption by future missions.
GSTP MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Permanent open call in ESA STAR (currently AO7935).
MAKE includes industry initiated and driven co-funded activities to strengthen competitiveness and sustainability.
A mechanism for industry to submit unsolicited proposals for market-oriented technology activities.
Permanently open Call for Proposals on OSIP for industry initiated activities.
Cycle: Permanent running programme with regular updates to the work plan throughout the year.
Procurement Policy: Optional Programme, GEO return of 1, Open Competitive (non-competitive tenders are possible).
FLY is the small missions programme of the Agency, IOD/IOV’s implement in-orbit demonstrations of technologies in need of acquiring flight heritage, preparation of future missions and small missions.
Flight opportunities identified with ESA projects and launchers, with National agencies and with primes.
Supports the CubeSat framework.