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Call for Expression of Interest for In Orbit Demonstration/Validation (IOD/IOV) Experiments


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The purpose of this Call is to gather feasible experiments which could be considered for IOD/IOV actions that cover aggregation, if needed, launch services and operations.

IOD/IOV experiments are defined as innovative technologies, products, concepts, architectures, and operations techniques that require in orbit demonstration/validation. Experiments may be instrument, equipment, technologies, system experiment, missions, industrial payloads, etc. Experiments may be accommodated on IOD/IOV Spacecraft(s) or be provided as complete system(s).

Please read the full text of the Call of Expression of Interest  before applying.

Applications shall be sent to DEFIS-IOD-IOVatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (DEFIS-IOD-IOV[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu) with "Call for Expression of Interest – IOD/IOV experiments" in the subject line, together with the completed application package.

Applicants are kindly invited to register their intention to apply by email to DEFIS-IOD-IOVatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (DEFIS-IOD-IOV[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu). The registration of interest does not entail any obligation to participate.


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