Funding

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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  • ACCURATE G/T CHARACTERISATION OF Q-, V- AND W-BAND GROUND STATIONS (ARTES AT 6B.046)

    Objective:The objective of the activity is to develop the methodology for the characterisation of Ground station G/T based on the use of radio stars (like the sun or the moon) up to W band.

    Targeted Improvements:Procedures for calibration of a ground station with radio stars taking into account the atmospheric absorption and solar emissions.

    De...

  • OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR NEXT GENERATION OPTICAL INTER-SATELLITE LINKS (SCYLIGHT SL.002)

    The objectives of this study are:

    1. To investigate end-to-end communications system architectures for next generation optical inter-satellite links (optical ISLs) and to establish the system requirements.
    2. To perform a preliminary design of the optical terminals for next generation optical ISLs achieving a user data rate of 10 20 Gbit/s.
    3. To identify the critical subunits of the optical te...

  • MASSIVE-USER COMMUNICATION DEMONSTRATOR (ARTES AT 3C.016)

    Objective: The objective of the activity is to design, develop and test a proof of concept for a M2M broadcast system based on commercial-of-the-shelf low-power terrestrial machine-to-machine communication standards. The activity shall use model-based system engineering methodology. The activity shall deliver an end-to-end hardware test bed to validate the broadcast system. This shall includetraffic generation tools, uplink gateway, satellite...

  • COMPACT HIGH POWER LASER SOURCE FOR LOW EARTH ORBIT TO GROUND USE (ARTES AT 5C.353)

    Objective: The objective of the activity is to develop a high power compact directly modulated laser source for data transmission between LEO satellites and ground with an average output power greater than 1W and with a beam quality factor of less than 1.3.

    Targeted Improvements: 50% reduction in size of existing pulsed laser sources; 25% reduction in DC power consumption; enabling development for use on small platforms capable to reach...

  • HIGH THROUGHPUT SATELLITE (HTS) GATEWAY Q/V - BAND FEED ANTENNA (ARTES AT 6B.040 )

    Objective:The objective of this activity is to design a Q/V band gateway antenna, and develop and test a Q/V band feedfor 7 to 12 meters antennas suitable for future feeder link gateways.

    Targeted Improvements:Development of enabling technology for:

    • High Q/V Band EIRP on the ground (>90-95 dBW).
    • Suitable to fit in Q/V-band Gateway antennas with diameters 7 - 12 m.
    • Capableof monopulse precise antenna trac...

  • MACHINE LEARNING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS (ARTES FPE 1A.104)

    The objectives of the activity are to investigate the applicability of ML or AI techniques in in the overall domain of satellite communications. The activity shall further prototype and demonstrate a limited number of Proof of Concepts (PoCs). These PoCs shall lead to follow-up activities in other ARTES Elements.

    The activity will identify multiple use cases in the domain of satellite communications that could be addressed by using ML/A...

  • ARTES SCYLIGHT ROLLING WORK PLAN

    This first ScyLight Workplan has been established based on an ESA internal ARTES ScyLight Call for Ideas. It will be amended reflecting the findings from Industry Workshops or the consolidation process with stakeholders, like National Delegations, Operators, Service Providers, Satellite Manufacturers, Industry and experts which will take place in the next months. The activities have beenselected in line with the programme objectives for Line 1...

  • SCYLIGHT - OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    The objective of ARTES ScyLight is to address the development and use of innovative optical technologies for satellite communication as well as new market opportunities for optical communication technologies, and support industry to develop or seize related market opportunities. ScyLight will therefore cover the development and evolution of optical communication technologies and suitable flight opportunities for their in-orbit verification. Sc...

  • ARTES C&G - CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    The objectives of ARTES Competitiveness Growth are to ensure the readiness of the industry to respond to commercial opportunitiesby focusing the activitieson technological innovation in equipment, systems and applications for satellite communication, resultingin products ready for future exploitation within eitherthe commercial or institutional market. The program supports space, groundand applications segments as well as overall system-relate...

  • OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSAL FOR ARTES 20 (INTEGRATED APPLICATIONS PROMOTION PROGRAMME)

    The overall goal of the ARTES Element 20 programme can be summarised as "the development of operational services for a wide range of users through the combination of different systems". To achieve this, the following objectives have been defined: Promotion of space applications to a wider range of users, especially those who are not aware of the benefits that space technologies can bring to them; Development of new operational servic...

  • ARTES C&G - ENTRY - CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    The objectives of ARTES Competitiveness Growth are to ensure the readiness of the industry to respond to commercial opportunitiesby focusing the activitieson technological innovation in equipment, systems and applications for satellite communication, resultingin products ready for future exploitation within eitherthe commercial or institutional market.

    The program supports space, groundand applications segments as well as overall system...