Participants of the UK exploration programme are encouraged to transfer technology to commercial and non-space domains.
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Proposals are invited to develop technology directly from the ESA Robotic Exploration programme into the wider community. The proposal is required to be of a scientific or technology nature providing a real impact to the UK economy. All UK based communities (academic, industrial and other) are invited to submit proposals and must define how technology developed under the Aurora programme is to be used. Applications can be made individually or in partnership with other organisations, however industry and academia will be funded under the rules stipulated in the document attached.
Funding is available of up to £100k per proposal, to accelerate transfer or commercialisation of research developed under Aurora. The size of award will depend on the requirements of the proposed project and the applicants’ case for support.
For more details, including how to apply please see the attached document.
Published: 16 May 2017
From: UK Space Agency