Call for proposals 2017 - H2020 - Space 2018-2020 H2020-SPACE-2018-2020 Closed!


 Widening the use of Copernicus data and enhancing the market uptake of Copernicus services by delivering new applications relying on Copernicus services and Earth observation data. Further evolution of Copernicus by developing innovative solutions to improve services and by exploring mission concepts such as marine service ocean models and CO2 monitoring capability in the context of implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change.


This call covers the following topics:

  • DT-SPACE-01-EO-2018-2020: Copernicus market uptake
  • DT-SPACE-06-EO-2019: International Cooperation Copernicus – Designing EO downstream applications with international partners
  • DT-SPACE-07-BIZ-2018: Space hubs for Copernicus
  • DT-SPACE-08-BIZ-2018: Space outreach and education
  • DT-SPACE-09-BIZ-2019: Space hubs (support to start-ups)
  • LC-SPACE-02-EO-2018: Copernicus evolution – Mission exploitation concepts
  • LC-SPACE-03-EO-2018: Copernicus evolution - Preparing for the next generation of Copernicus Marine Service ocean models
  • LC-SPACE-04-EO-2019-2020: Copernicus evolution – Research activities in support of cross-cutting applications between Copernicus services
  • LC-SPACE-05-EO-2019: Copernicus evolution – Research activities in support to a European operational monitoring system for fossil CO2 emissions
  • LC-SPACE-14-TEC-2018-2019: Earth observation technologies
  • SPACE-10-TEC-2018-2020: Technologies for European non-dependence and competitiveness
  • SPACE-11-TEC-2018: Generic space technologies
  • SPACE-12-TEC-2018: SRC – Space robotics technologies
  • SPACE-13-TEC-2019: SRC – In-Space electrical propulsion and station keeping
  • SPACE-15-TEC-2018: Satellite communication technologies
  • SPACE-16-TEC-2018: Access to space
  • SPACE-17-TEC-2019: Access to space
  • SPACE-18-TEC-2019-2020: In-orbit validation/demonstration – Mission design, integration and implementation
  • SPACE-20-SCI-2018: Scientific instrumentation and technologies enabling space science and exploration
  • SU-SPACE-22-SEC-2019: Space Weather

European community funding

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

  • 205,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 06 March 2018 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 12 March 2019 - 2 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Programme 2018-2020 (Work programme)

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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