Future EO-1: EO Science for Society Permanently Open Call for Proposals

The objective of the call is to provide a framework to rapidly respond to new innovative ideas.

The scope of the call covers elements of Block 4 of Future EO-1 Segment 1.

The particular focus for innovative activities under each element is as follows:

  1. Grand Science Challenges
  2. EO for a Resilient Society
  3. Artificial Intelligence for EO
  4. Regional Initiatives
  5. EO for Civil Security

Any individual contract will be limited to a Firm Fixed Price of up to 150KEuro and to a maximum duration of 12 months.

Bidders will be required to demonstrate the innovative content of their proposals and, where appropriate, the engagement of relevant stakeholders. For proposals related to Grand Science Challenges, bidders will be also required to demonstrate scientific excellence of the proposed activity.

Please note that proposals may be submitted at any time while they will be evaluated on a regular basis at specific submission dates.

Upcoming dates (as specified in Clarification no 19) are:

BatchSubmission Deadline
Batch 525 February 2022, 13:00 hours (Amsterdam time zone)
Batch 624 June 2022, 13:00 hours (Amsterdam time zone)
Batch 728 October 2022, 13:00 hours (Amsterdam time zone)

Learn more about this Invitation To Tender on the esa-star Publication page.

Find out more about the Open Call activities in the dedicated page (e.g. ongoing project summaries, news, stories, events and training material).