Call for Proposals - Space - Call 6 FP7-SPACE-2013-1 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 / Pre-operational validation of GMES services and products

  • SPA.2013.1.1-01 Global 20th century re-analysis and coupling methods
  • SPA.2013.1.1-02 Ensemble system of regional re-analyses
  • SPA.2013.1.1-03 Traceable quality assurance system for multi-decadal ECVs
  • SPA.2013.1.1-04 Provision of access to simulated and observed climate datasets and climate indicator toolbox
  • SPA.2013.1.1-05 Attribution products
  • SPA.2013.1.1-06 Stimulating development of downstream services and service evolution
  • SPA.2013.1.1-07 Remote sensing methods

9.1.2 Space-based applications at the service of European Society / Integration of satellite communication and satellite navigation solutions with space-based observing systems

  • SPA.2013.1.2-01 Integrated downstream service activities and applications

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

  • SPA.2013.2.1-01 Exploitation of space science and exploration data
  • SPA.2013.2.1-02 Earth-analogue research preparing for space exploration

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

  • SPA.2013.2.2-01 Space critical technologies

9.2.3 Strengthening of Space foundations / Research into reducing the vulnerability of space assets

  • SPA.2013.2.3-01 Space-weather events
  • SPA.2013.2.3-02 Security of space assets from in-orbit collisions

9.3.1 Cross-cutting activities / SME specific research

  • SPA.2013.3.1-01: SME space technology research and technology transfer

9.3.2 Cross-cutting activities / International cooperation

  • SPA.2013.3.2-01 Cooperation with third countries

European community funding

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

  • 126,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 21 November 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call Fiche FP7-SPACE-2013-1 (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Work Programme 2013 - Space (Work programme)
  • Call - Space - Call 6 (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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