NEREUS in collaboration with EUSPA organises a webinar on the HORIZON Pre-commercial Procurement call ‘Strategic autonomy in developing, deploying and using global space-based infrastructures, services, applications and data’. Ultimately, the goal of the webinar would be to inform the regional stakeholder how to benefit and better access EUSPA’s funding opportunities, build a consortium, and exchange with the public user.
Programme 2nd December 2022, 11:00-12:00 AM, CET(moderated discussion):
- Welcome and Introduction by Roya Ayazi, NEREUS Secretary-General (5 min)
- The Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) topic as an opportunity for European Regions: information about the topic, ideas for funding, structure by Vasilis Kalogirou, EUSPA (10 min)
- “PCP instrument information: all you need to know about the PCP funding instrument”, by Lieve Bos, DG CONNECT (15 min)
- Short pitches (optional): Pitch on your Region’s challenges (regional representatives are welcome to present their pitch, please contact first the secretariat) (3 min per pitch)
- Q&A Interactive session
The objective of the call is -among others- to stimulate the public sector in Europe to use space downstream products, involving SMEs and midcaps, and support public stakeholders through specific funding tools, to develop, via pre-commercial procurement (PCP) innovative EGNSS and/or Copernicus based solutions. This infosession is addressed to all regional stakeholders (public/private sector, academia, etc) to better familiarize themselves with the objectives of the call, and join the discussion focused on the understanding of the public sector’s needs (demand) and the space-based solutions offered by the regional ecosystem (supply).
Target group: Public administration and authorities, universities, space clusters within and outside NEREUS, SMEs, companies, and all regional stakeholder interested in space businesses regarding the use of space technologies, etc.