ESA's Call for Proposals: Space and Biotechnology

The European Space Agency’s “Space and Biotechnology” opportunity offers support and funding to companies looking to develop biotechnology services that can benefit from using space-based data or capabilities.
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The European Space Agency’s “Space and Biotechnology” opportunity offers support and funding to companies looking to develop biotechnology services that can benefit from using space-based data or capabilities. This opportunity enables companies to carry out in-depth analyses on the technical feasibility and economic viability of applications across a range of themes, as set out below:
 
Key Focus Areas
  • Plant Science
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Combating desertification
  • Controlled-Environment Agriculture
  • Biopharma
  • Plant Engineering
  • Digital Health
  • Biofuel Production
  • Logistics and maintenance
  • Agro-terrorism
  • Bio-crime
 
Dateline for submission: 21 January 2019
 
Source: European Space Agency

Illustration Photo: John Carver, a payload integration engineer with NASA Kennedy Space Center's Test and Operations Support Contract, opens the door to the growth chamber of the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) Flight Unit No. 1 for a test harvest of half of the Arabidopsis thaliana plants growing within. (credits: NASA / Leif Heimbold / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

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