Call for Proposals - Space - Call 5 FP7-SPACE-2012-1 Closed!


The objective of this particular call is to support a European Space Policy focusing on applications such as GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security), with benefits for citizens, but also other space foundation areas for the competitiveness of the European space industry. This will contribute to fulfil the overall objectives of the European Space Policy, complementing efforts of Member States and of other key players, including the European Space Agency.


9.1.1 Space-based applications at the service of European Society / Preoperational validation of GMES services and products

  • SPA.2012.1.1-01 Testing and validating the intelligence-driven and high time-critical scenarios of the CONOPS
  • SPA.2012.1.1-02 Testing and validating the low time-critical components of the CONOPS Collaborative Project
  • SPA.2012.1.1-03 GMES Security – Support to EU External Actions
  • SPA.2012.1.1-04 Support to emergency response management
  • SPA.2012.1.1-05 Preparing takeup of GMES Sentinel data

9.1.3 Space-based applications at the service of European Society / Support to the coordinated provision of observation data

  • SPA.2012.1.3-01 Research and development for In-situ component
  • SPA.2012.1.3-02 GMES Climate Change – Coordination of Earth observation data validation for reanalysis
  • SPA.2012.1.3-03 GMES Climate Change – Data archiving and exchange
  • SPA.2012.1.3-04 Consolidation of user requirements for GMES

9.2.1 Strengthening the foundations of Space science and technology / Research to support space science and exploration

  • SPA.2012.2.1-01 Exploitation of science and exploration data

9.2.2 Strengthening the foundations of Space science and technology / Research to support space transportation and key technologies

  • SPA.2012.2.2-01 Key technologies enabling observations in and from space
  • SPA.2012.2.2-02 Key technologies for in-space activities

9.3.1 Cross-cutting activities / SME specific research

  • SPA.2012.3.1-01: Bringing terrestrial SME-research into the space domain

9.3.5 Cross-cutting activities/ Studies and events in support of European Space Policy

  • SPA.2012.3.5-01 Studies and events in support of European Space Policy Coordination and Support Action (supporting or coordinating)
  • SPA.2012.3.5-02 Research agenda definitions and research activity road-maps for a European Research framework programme (workshop activities)
  • SPA.2012.3.5-03 New emerging research needs - reduction of vulnerability of space infrastructure

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 84,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 23 November 2011 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call Fiche FP7-SPACE-2012-1 (Other)
  • Work Programme 2012 - Space (Work programme)
  • Cooperation Work Programme 2012 (Work programme)
  • Call for Proposals - Space - Call 5 (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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