“Call for Kick-start Activities Ageing Population” European Space Agency (ESA)


The third Call for Kick-start Activities is dedicated to the theme „Ageing Population“. It is open to ideas for services which address the ageing population as a whole, local authorities, carers, the (national) health and social care system, residential homes, technology and service providers and other relevant stakeholders in this sector. Such services may include:


Health and care: mobile health, tele-home, remote monitoring, fall prevention, wearable devices

Independent living: smart home, home automation, lifestyle intervention, remote workplace, personal assistance

Safety and security: surveillance, emergency response, extreme weather and pollution alerts

Social, leisure and education: social interaction, remote education, remote occupation, entertainment, (outdoor) mobility


Kick-start Activities elaborate the business opportunity and the technical viability of new applications and services exploiting one or more space assets (e.g. Satellite Communications, Satellite Navigation, Earth Observation, Human Space Flight Technology).

The Invitation To Tender will be opened for proposals on 24 April. The submission deadline is 29 May 2017.


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During the webinars, scheduled for 11 April 2017, 16:00 and 18 April 2017, 16:00 CET with a planned duration of 60 minutes (including 30 minutes Q&A), we will provide further information on this Call for Kick-start Activities, explaining the proposal process and answering your questions.

Please click here to register.