The country’s ability to access, use and study space depends on them. The use of proprietary enabling technologies is crucial, as regards both the scientific aspects and the applicative and commercial aspects. The technology competence area is in charge of making sure that the required technologies are made available as needed for future missions, through R&D projects at national and European level.
Technologies are the key element for competitiveness in the space environment
‣ THE AREAS OF COMPETENCE
The contracts relating to the “Enabling, cross-cutting technologies” funding scheme for research and development are in the early stage, whereas the contracts relating to the “New ideas for the future ...