European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) as an EU agency regularly published procurement opportunities. Recently, several calls for tenders have been published and are available also to entities based in Latvia as an EU Member State.
European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) is the agency of the Europan Union involved in management and implementation of the European Union Space Programme.
As an EU institution, EUSPA regularly launches public procurement contracts to buy services, works and goods, e.g. studies, training, conference organisation, IT equipment and others. Such contracts are awarded through calls for tender.
The regularly updated list of opportunities can be found here.
Recently, EUSPA has published several calls for proposals:
The mission of the EUSPA is defined by the EU Space Programme Regulation. EUSPA’s mission is to be the user-oriented operational Agency of the EU Space Programme, contributing to sustainable growth, security and safety of the European Union.
Its goal is to:
- Provide long-term, state-of-the-art safe and secure Galileo and EGNOS positioning, navigation and timing services and cost-effective satellite communications services for GOVSATCOM, whilst ensuring service continuity and robustness;
- Communicate, promote, and develop the market for data, information and services offered by Galileo, EGNOS, Copernicus and GOVSATCOM;
- Provide space-based tools and services to enhance the safety of the Union and its Member States. In particular, to support PRS usage across the EU;
- Implement and monitor the security of the EU Space Programme and to assist in and be the reference for the use of the secured services, enhancing the security of the Union and its Member States;
- Contribute to fostering a competitive European industry for Galileo, EGNOS, and GOVSATCOM, reinforcing the autonomy, including technological autonomy, of the Union and its Member States;
- Contribute to maximising the socio-economic benefits of the EU Space Programme by fostering the development of a competitive and innovative downstream industry for Galileo, EGNOS, and Copernicus, leveraging also Horizon Europe, other EU funding mechanisms and innovative procurement mechanisms;
- Contribute to fostering the development of a wider European space ecosystem, with a particular focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and start-ups, and reinforcing know-how in Member States and Union regions.