Make Your Commercial Applications enabled by the Space Environments (CASE)

ESA’s CASE Feasibility Studies and Demonstration Projects provides you with the support to assess, mature and implement your business concepts. Whether you want to provide new commercial services, products or applications, our CASE Open Call for Proposals can help you.

Unique Business Support Opportunities

  • Business Case Assessment
  • Spaceflight Preparation
  • Development and Piloting of New End-to-End Services and Products

Call for Proposals

In this initiative, the funding levels depends on the activity cost and the type of entity you are.

What we offer

Zero-equity funding

Personal ESA consultant

Technical & commercial guidance

Access to our network of partners

Credibility of the ESA brand

What we want

Attractive market opportunities and customer engagement

Commercially viable service concepts

Technically feasible solutions

Added value of space environment in Low Earth Orbit

Expertise and a service provider enabling the access to space


Funding Levels CASE
CASE process

The CASE Feasibility Study and Demonstration Project Process

The call offers 2 mechanisms:

  • Feasibility Study
  • Demonstration Project

The feasibility study will help you to assess the viability, desirability and feasibility of your projects.

The demonstration project will help you to implement the pre-operational demonstration services and validate your project.

How to Apply?

Activity Pitch Questionnaire (APQ)

The APQ allows you to prepare your business idea pitch.

When in doubt, reach out via our contact form.

Outline Proposal

Once your APQ is accepted you will be invited to prepare your Outline Proposal.

Full Proposal

If your Outline Proposal is accepted you will be invited to submit a Full Proposal.