Tags : Funding

ESA Funding Opportunity: Space in Response to Humanitarian Crises

Funding Opportunity According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), at the end of 2020, 82.4 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced due to persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations, or events seriously disturbing public order, resulting in multiple humanitarian crises. ESA is currently in discussions with leading humanitarian organisations including the International […]Read More

Wanted: Space Solutions for Water Scarcity

The European Space Agency ESA is offering support and funding to companies developing services to help alleviate water scarcity problems. THE CHALLENGE Water is one of the most important substances on Earth and covers 70% of the planet. However, freshwater makes up a very small fraction with 97% being saline and ocean-based. While the amount […]Read More

Horizon Europe Space Calls Webinar Series

Together with Netherlands Space Office NSO, Dot Space organises a series of webinars around the new Horizon Europe space calls for space. The first batch of calls is open now and a second batch is to open for proposals soon. The project includes a portal with all relevant calls, including factsheets, and a series of […]Read More

Horizon Europe Callout: PCP for Environmental Observation

This Horizon Europe call invites consortia to help prepare a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) for end-user services based on environmental observation (including from space) in the area of climate change adaptation and mitigation, in the context of the EU Green Deal. In this series of ‘callouts’ we highlight open Horizon Europe funding calls that are relevant […]Read More

Horizon Europe for Earth Observation

Horizon Europe is the European Union’s newest seven-year research and innovation programme. Running from 2021 to 2027, its design will allow Horizon Europe to serve all the headline ambitions of the Political Guidelines of the European Commission. The programme’s general objective is to deliver scientific, technological, economic and societal impact from the Union’s investments in […]Read More

Nine new Dutch Earth observation research projects funded

The Dutch Research Council NWO has awarded funding to nine new research proposals in the area of Earth observation. The new projects will investigate for example geothermal energy, the navigation of songbirds and a historical set of aerial images of the Antarctic Peninsula. The researchers involved will receive the grant from the User Support Programme […]Read More

Extra Eyes for Water Managers

Dutch water managers take measures to ensure that it is not too dry or too wet. They do this on the basis of their available data on ditches, rivers, quays, meadows, locks, etc. This data is not always up-to-date. Therefore the Dutch government is inviting companies to build a software application based on satellite data. […]Read More