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28 June 2021
Horizon Europe Space Brokerage Event

Destination 5 (SPACE): Open strategic autonomy in developing, deploying and using global space-based infrastructures, services, applications and data

Foster competitiveness of space systems

  • End-to-end satellite communication systems and associated services
  • Future space ecosystems: on-orbit operations, new system concepts
  • Future space ecosystems: on-orbit operations, preparation of orbital demonstration mission
  • Technologies and generic building blocks for Electrical Propulsion
  • End-to-end Earth observation systems and associated services

Reinforce EU capacity to access and use space

  • Reusability for European strategic space launchers - technologies and operation maturation including flight test demonstration
  • Low cost high thrust propulsion for European strategic space launchers - technologies maturation including ground tests
  • New space transportation solutions and services
  • Multi sites flexible industrial platform and standardised technology for improving interoperability of European access to space ground facilities

Evolution of Copernicus services

  • Copernicus Climate Change Service evolution
  • Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service evolution
  • Copernicus Security and Emergency Services evolution
  • Copernicus evolution for cross-services thematic domains
  • Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service evolution
  • Copernicus Anthropogenic CO₂ Emissions Monitoring & Verification Support (MVS) capacity
  • Copernicus Land Monitoring Service evolution

Innovative space capabilities: SSA, GOVSATCOM, Quantum

  • Quantum technologies for space gravimetry
  • Space Weather

Space entrepreneurship ecosystem (including "New Space" and start-ups) and skills

  • Education and skills for the EU space sector

Targeted and strategic actions supporting the EU space sector

  • Space technologies for European non-dependence and competitiveness
  • Space science and exploration technologies

The development of applications for Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus will be addressed through calls under the responsibility of the EUSPA (European Union Space Programme Agency). The call opening dates are not fixed yet. The COM believes it might be opened with the other Space calls but it is not yet known if both years (2021/2022) will be opened at the same time.

Topics will comprise:

Innovation activities for improved EGNSS operation and service provision

Development of applications for Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus


  • EGNSS and Copernicus applications fostering the European Green deal
  • EGNSS applications for Safety and Crisis management
  • EGNSS applications for the Digital Age


  • EGNSS applications for Smart mobility
  • Public sector as Galileo and/or Copernicus user
  • Copernicus downstream applications and the European Data Economy
  • Large-scale Copernicus data uptake with AI and HPC
  • Designing space-based downstream applications with international partners
  • GOVSATCOM Service developments and demonstrations

Topics managed by the EUSPA and ESA will be addressed under “Other Actions” in the Work Programme.

Closed since 25 June 2021
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Participants 455
Meetings 366
Spain 76
Italy 52
Belgium 41
Greece 36
United Kingdom 33
France 30
Germany 29
Poland 28
Türkiye 27
Portugal 18
Netherlands 18
Bulgaria 17
Czech Republic 15
Luxembourg 15
Romania 13
Finland 10
Israel 9
Tunisia 8
Austria 8
Ukraine 6
Slovakia 6
Ireland 5
Slovenia 5
Estonia 4
Cyprus 4
Hungary 4
Switzerland 3
Denmark 3
Latvia 3
Croatia 2
Norway 2
Colombia 1
Sweden 1
Lithuania 1
North Macedonia 1
Malta 1
Russia 1
Faroe Islands 1
Belarus 1
Georgia 1
Iceland 1
Total 540
Company (SME) 178
University 89
Company (Industry) 82
R&D Institution 77
Start-up 35
Authority/Government 25
Association/Agency 19
Consulting 19
Other 16
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