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Space in Response to COVID-19

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The European Space Agency (ESA) is offering up to €1 million to support solutions relating to COVID-19. Focusing specifically on healthcare and educational projects, especially those that can be applied to Italy.

Demonstration Project proposals are sought in respect to healthcare across areas including: remote diagnosis; remote digital monitoring; medical resources planning; and sanitation of infected areas. For education, priorities include e-learning; social ‘virtual’ interaction to engage pupils; and e-conference for entrepreneurs. ESA will bear up to 50% of the acceptable cost (up to a max. estimated price of 1,000,000 Euro).

Outline Proposals must be submitted by 20 April 2020, 13h00 CET. Go here for details; and sign up for the ESA webinar: ‘Space in response to COVID-19’ demonstration project webinar on 30 March, 3pm CEST to learn more.

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Iain is a creative writer, journalist and lecturer, and formerly an editor of two international business publications. Iain is now editor of Innovators Magazine, as well as the strategic content director for OnePoint5Media.


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