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This page displays the ARTES Invitation To Tenders (ITTs) which are published on EMITS. Use the selection criteria on the left to refine your search.

Funding of the individual Prime or subcontractors, for ARTES Core Competitiveness and ARTES Applications activities, is subject to authorisation of the required ARTES budget by the related National Delegations. Therefore, bidding teams are requested to inform their National Delegation(s) of their intention to participate in funded activities already before submitting a proposal.

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  • SOLID REFLECTOR WITH METAL MESH AS THE REFLECTIVE SURFACE (ARTES AT 5B.183)

    The objective of the activity is to design, manufacture and test a side-deployable reflector with metal mesh as the reflective surface and a solid backing structure.

    Targeted Improvements:Lightweight antenna reflectors with a significant mass reduction of 25% when compared to state-of-the-art reflectors, a shaping capability, very low reflective loss and low acoustic load sensitivity.

    Description:Current state-of-art side-deploya...

  • WIDEBAND ACOUSTIC FILTERS FOR PRE-AND POSTPROCESSORS (ARTES AT 5C.354)

    On Delegation Request (formerly called Priority 2)

    Objective: The objective of the activity is to design, manufacture and test acoustic filters with wide bandwidths in the range of 500 MHz for use in very high throughput satellite applications.

    Targeted Improvements:Enabling technology development to achieve a reduction of the footprint and mass of L- and S-band filters by at least 50%.

    Description: RF surface acoustic wav...

  • KA-BAND SOLID STATE AMPLIFIERS FOR HIGH VOLUME APPLICATIONS (ARTES AT 5C.359)

    Objective:The objective of the activity is to develop a Ka-band solid state amplifier (SSPA) architecture suitable for high volumeapplications and all types of emerging Ka-band payloads.

    Targeted Improvements:Modular SSPA concept that allows the maximum re-useof European building blocks; Spin-in of common building blocks covering the Ka-band SSPA market for future constellations and emerging nanosatellite needs.

    Description:Requi...

  • ELECTRIC PUMP FED PROPELLANT SUPPLY FOR GEO SATELLITE BI-PROPELLANT CHEMICAL PROPULSION SYSTEMS (ARTES AT 4B.146)

    The objective of the activity is to design, manufacture and test an electric pump fed propellant supply system. The testing is expected to be performed under representative load conditions (e.g. with an existing bi-propellant thruster),.

    Targeted Improvements:

    • Reduction of feed system complexity by up to 80%
    • Reduction of the chemical propulsion system dry mass by up to 20 kg;
    • Improvedfeed pressure control i...

  • INTER SATELLITE LINK V-BAND SOLID STATE POWER AMPLIFIER MODULE (ARTES AT 5C.381)

    The objective of the activity is to design, develop and test an enabling inter satellite link V- Band solid state power amplifier module breadboard delivering 10W saturated power with better than 15% efficiency for Intersatellite RF links of at least 10Gbps over a distance of 1000 km.

    Targeted Improvements:Enabling technology development for RF Intersatellite links achieving 10Gbps and beyond in the 1000 km distance range.

    Descri...

  • ELECTRIC ORBIT RAISING RADIATION ENVIRONMENT AND SOLAR ARRAY DEGRADATION (ARTES AT 4F.126)

    The objective of the activity is to develop a radiation model taking into account the local radiation environment and solar cell technology to predict, within an absolute accuracy of 2%, the remaining solar cell power factor, taking into account the radiation induced degradation encountered in electric orbit raising (EOR) missions. The model shall be validated on coupons manufactured to engineering model level.

    Targeted Improvements:Rea...

  • AIR INTERFACE DEVELOPMENT FOR ULTRA-LOW POWERED INTERNET OF THINGS SATELLITE APPLICATIONS (ARTES AT 6B.058)

    The objective of the activity is to design, develop and test an air interface enabling the reduction of the RF transmit power of remote Internet of Things (IoT) terminals connected directly to satellites.

    Targeted Improvements:To reduce by an order ofmagnitude the RF transmit power at the remote terminal.

    Description:Compared to the existing Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions that often occupy a relatively small uplink spectrum,...