Horizon Prize - EIC Horizon Prize for European low-cost space launch H2020-SPACE-EICPRIZE-2019 Closed!


An established service for regular launches dedicated to small satellites will contribute to achieve the following goals:

  • internal market growth in the manufacturing sector of small launchers and satellites and the downstream services sector;
  • European leading position in export markets globally in the field of light satellites and small launchers;
  • space-enabled seamless solutions for European citizens thanks to operational light satellites and small launchers.


The prize will be awarded to the entry that best addresses the following cumulative criteria:

  1. Excellence
  2. Technical implementation
  3. Service sustainability

European community funding

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

  • 10,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 June 2021 - 3 months ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Rules of contest (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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