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How to work with the European Space Agency (ESA) – Free Webinar for Canadian companies

Are you an innovative Canadian company interested in the Space sector? Do you manufacture cameras and lenses for a new generation of satellites? Are you an expert in Earth observation technologies? Then come and join us for our free upcoming webinar to discover how to work with the European Space Agency (ESA)!

Opportunities in Optics & Photonics for the Canadian Industry @ESA

Date and time:
Tuesday, March 28, 5:00–6:30PM CET (UTC+01) Please join from 4:45PM

(11:00AM–12:30PM EST, 08:00-09:30AM PT)

Target audience:
Canadian companies already exporting or export-ready; interested in the EU market; having a value-added and/or unique technology or product offering in these sectors:

  • Instrumentation and Telescopes;
  • Optics and photonics;
  • Satellite technologies;
  • Earth Observation technologies.

Detailed Program:

5:00-5:10 PM – Introduction (welcome words and introduction of ESA);

5:10-5:15 PM – Short presentation of the Trade Commissioner service;

5:15-5:30 PM – Canada & ESA:

  • The Canadian Space Agency (CSA)’s role and participation to ESA programs (10 min)
  • The Country Desk Officer (CDO) role (5 min)

5:30-6:00 PM – General overview of available programs for Canadian companies: GSTP / ARTES / FutureEO, with a focus on ESA’s core strategy and priorities in optics and photonics

6:00-6:20 PM – Introduction to the ESA bidding process using esa-star / esa-match (how to find opportunities, show interest and bid) and upcoming events

6:20-6:30 PM – Q&As and closing remarks

Please note that the webinar will be recorded. The link will be available to all participants for further consultation.

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Please register below! Further instructions on how to join the webinar will be sent to the email you provide with your registration.

We are looking forward to seeing many of you on March 28!