H2020 Space 2018: Call for experts

The European Commission Research Executive Agency (REA) Space Unit is looking for high-level experts to evaluate the Space 2018 Horizon 2020 calls on earth observation, space technologies, science and exploration, and space business, entrepreneurship, outreach and education.

The Space Work Programme for 2018 is available at http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/wp/2018-2020/main/h2020-wp1820-leit-space_en.pdf

The call is closing on 6th of March 2018, the onsite evaluations in Brussels will take place from the end of May to mid-June 2018, but REA Space Unit is already starting to look for the experts. The experts searched are high-level technical and commercial experts in the fields of the topics listed below.

  • Earth observation: Copernicus market uptake, Copernicus evolution – Mission exploitation concepts and Copernicus evolution - preparing for the next generation of Copernicus Marine Service ocean models
  • Space technologies: Technologies for European non-dependence and competitiveness, Generic space technologies, Space robotics technologies, Earth observation technologies, Satellite communication technologies and Access to space
  • Science and exploration: Scientific instrumentation and technologies enabling space science and exploration
  • Space hubs for Copernicus and Space outreach and education

In order to boost the participation in particular of top female experts, the REA Space unit is addressing WIA. If you are personally interested to be involved as an expert in the evaluation or you would like to suggest suitable experts please contact us by the email REA-SPACE-CALLS@ec.europa.eu, indicating the relevant Work Programme 2018 topic with an attached CV and, if available, the H2020 expert number.

In order to be involved as an evaluator, you have to be registered in the H2020 joint database of independent experts, available at http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/experts/index.html. Through the single registration in the database, you can also be considered for evaluations or monitoring in other Space-related programmes such as the SME Instrument, ICT, Key Enabling Technologies, or Earth observation in the societal challenges programmes.

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