Technologies are the key element for competitiveness in the space environment

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.


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 ...

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PLATiNO Programme: signed the long term agreement ‣

In the presence of Hon. Riccardo Fraccaro, Undersecretary of State at the Presidency of the Italian Council of Ministers,  of Giorgio Saccoccia,  President of Italian Space Agency (ASI), and of Vito Pertosa, founder of Angel Group , the companies Sitael, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Leonardo and Airbus signed the long-term agreement for the commercialization and industrialization of PLATiNO Programme. MORE...