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August 06, 2021

InCubed releases a dedicated call for Danish companies

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Are you a Danish start-up or company working in Earth observation and using satellite data? Apply now for the InCubed Denmark call here. The deadline is 22 August.

InCubed stands for ‘Investing in Industrial Innovation’ and is a Public Private Partnership co-funding programme run by the ESA Φ-lab that focuses on developing innovative and commercially viable products and services that exploit the value of Earth observation imagery and datasets. InCubed has a very wide scope and can be used to co-fund anything from building satellites to ground applications and everything in between as well as the development of new EO business models.

The programme works in  very close cooperation with its participating Member States and can issue dedicated country-oriented calls as the one just published for Denmark.

In 2021, Danish companies and commercially focused research institutions can apply for up to 3.4 million Danish Kroner in co-funding for the development of innovative and commercially sustainable technology, products and services using Earth observation data through ESA’s InCubed programme.

The call and application form are available online on: link.

The deadline for submitting project pitches to ESA and the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education is Sunday 22 August.

Idea pitches and proposals are assessed by the Danish Agency in an open competition, based on specific criteria including growth and competitiveness, level of innovation and societal impact. Once evaluated, successful applicants will receive a Letter of Support, which is required to finalize the application process with ESA.

Read more about the national process at the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education website.

To know more: InCubed – How to Apply, Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education, UFM article promoting the call (in Danish)

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