This Citizens' debate on Space for Europe is organised by the European Space Agency (ESA) with the support of  Missions Publiques - the company that has been brought in by ESA to organise this consultation.

In all 22 Member States of the European Space Agency (ESA), the debate will be conducted by a local partner.



Austria Belgium Czech Republic

Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Luxembourg |

 The Netherlands Norway Poland |Portugal Romania Spain Sweden Switzerland The United Kingdom



The ICCR Foundation was registered in 2003 as not-for-profit research organisation based on funds contributed by the Federation of the Construction Industry of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce and the City of Vienna. It is an independent, international, non-profit research institute specialized in strategic policy analysis. For its research work, the ICCR employs applied, multi-disciplinary and comparative approaches, with Europe defining the geographical scope. 

Die ICCR-Stiftung wurde im Jahr 2003 mit Mitteln des Fachverbands Bauindustrie der Wirtschaftskammer Österreich und der Stadt Wien als Forschungseinrichtung auf nicht kommerzieller Basis gegründet. Sie ist eine unabhängige internationale  und gemeinnützige Forschungseinrichtung, die auf strategische Politikanalyse spezialisiert ist. Die ICCR Foundation bringt für ihre Forschungsarbeit multidisziplinäre  und vergleichende Ansätze zur Anwendung.



Missions Publiques

Consulting agency working on public policies by engaging citizens and multi-actors, from local to global scales.

Agence conseil en participation citoyenne et multi-acteurs, du local au global, sur les enjeux publics.


Czech Republic

Technology Centre CAS

Technologické centrum AV ČR

The Technology Centre CAS supports the participation of the Czech Republic in the European Research Area, prepares analytical and conceptual studies for research and development, performs international technology transfers and supports the creation and development of innovation businesses.

Technologické centrum AV ČR podporuje zapojení České republiky do Evropského výzkumného prostoru, připravuje analytické a koncepční studie pro výzkum a inovace, uskutečňuje mezinárodní technologický transfer a podporuje vznik a rozvoj inovačních firem.



Coworking Odense

Coworking Odense is a coworking space at the habor of Odense. We give space for entrepreneurs, makers, thinkers and imaginators, to work with their ideas and businesses. Currently more than 30 companies have their business in the space, benefitting from the various skills and networks their coworkers have.

Coworking Odense er et coworking space på havnen i Odense. Vi giver plads til iværksættere, makers, tænkere og kreative personer, som vil arbejde med deres ideer og virksomheder i kreative rammer. I øjeblikket har mere end 30 virksomheder deres daglige gang i huset, og har gavn af de kompetencer og netværk som er i huset.



Enterprise Estonia

Ettevõtluse Arendamise Sihtasutus (EAS)

Established in 2000, Enterprise Estonia (EAS) promotes business and regional policy in Estonia and is one of the largest institutions within the national support system for entrepreneurship by providing financial assistance, counselling, cooperation opportunities and training for entrepreneurs, research institutions, the public and non-profit sectors.

2000. aastal loodud Ettevõtluse Arendamise Sihtasutus (EAS) edendab ettevõtlus- ja regionaalpoliitikat Eestis ning on riikliku ettevõtluse tugisüsteemi üks suuremaid institutsioone, pakkudes ettevõtjatele, teadusasutustele, avalikule ja kolmandale sektorile rahalisi toetusi, nõustamist, koostöövõimalusi ja koolitust.



Kupla Productions Oy Ltd

Tuotantoyhtiö Kupla Oy

Kupla is a communications company specialised in science, space and aviation related communications and events. It has been in close cooperation with the European Space Agency since 2000. Space Agency since 2000.

Tuotantoyhtiö Kupla on tiedetoimittaja Jari Mäkisen perustama ennen kaikkea tiedeviestintään erikoistunut yhtiö, joka on mm. avustanut Euroopan avaruusjärjestöä Suomessa tapahtuvissa toimissa. Yhtiön myös -nettilehden taustalla.



Missions Publiques

Consulting agency working on public policies by engaging citizens and multi-actors, from local to global scales.

Agence conseil en participation citoyenne et multi-acteurs, du local au global, sur les enjeux publics.



nexus Institute for Cooperation Management and Interdisciplinary Research 

nexus has a long standing expertise in research on mobility, demographic changes, rural areas, civil society, globalization, and governance. Products and services of nexus comprise application-oriented research projects, activating evaluation, cooperation management, and qualitative knowledge management. The nexus research team facilitates workshops, manages projects and organizes public relations. Participation and involvement of citizens is a core competence of nexus.

nexus verfügt über langjährige Expertise in den Themenbereichen Mobilität, Raum und Demografie; Bürgergesellschaft, Globalisierung und Identität; und Governance, Wissens- und Organisationskultur. Zu den Produkten und Dienstleistungen von nexus zählen anwendungsorientierte und praxisnahe Forschungsvorhaben, Aktivierende Evaluation, Kooperationsmanagement und Qualitatives Wissensmanagement. Das nexus-Team moderiert Workshops, managet Projekte und gestaltet die Öffentlichkeitsarbeit nach Wunsch des Auftraggebers. Die Beteiligung der Bürger ist eine Kernkompetenz von nexus.



Corallia & si-Cluster

Corallia is a multi-Cluster organisation, incubator and youth entrepreneurship accelerator established in 2005. Coordinates 3 innovation clusters with more than 160 members: si-Cluster (space), the gi-Cluster (creative) and the mi-Cluster (microelectronics). Operates 2 thematic Business Innovation Centres (BICs) totaling more than 6.000 sqm: the α2-innohub and the π1-innohub. Implements a series of initiatives to stimulate youth entrepreneurship with partners and donors: the egg, the Educational Trip, Hackathons, etc. Corallia and is awarded with the Gold Label of Cluster Management Excellence, the EBN EU|BIC certificate for quality business support and with an ISO 9001:2008 certificate by TUV NORD CERT.

Το Corallia, ιδρύθηκε το 2005 και έχει αναλάβει την οργανωμένη και συστηματική διαχείριση και ανάπτυξη clusters, αποτελεί θερμοκοιτίδα και επιταχυντή νεανικής επιχειρηματικότητας. Σήμερα, συντονίζει τρία τεχνολογικά clusters υψηλής εξειδίκευσης στην Ελλάδα, με περισσότερα από 160 μέλη, το si-Cluster (Διαστημικές Τεχνολογίες & Εφαρμογές), το gi-Cluster (Ψυχαγωγικές και Δημιουργικές Τεχνολογίες & Εφαρμογές), το mi-Cluster (Συστήματα & Εφαρμογές Νανο/Μικροηλεκτρονικής), και έχει βραβευτεί με την πιστοποίησης αριστείας Gold Label για τη διαχείρισή τους. Επιπλέον, διαχειρίζεται τη λειτουργία δυο θεματικών Επιχειρηματικών Κέντρων Καινοτομίας (Business Innovation Centres- BICs), συνολικής έκτασης 6.000 τμ..: το α2-innohub (HQ) στο Μαρούσι και το π1-innohub στην Πάτρα και έχει αποκτήσει πιστοποίηση αριστείας EU|BIC. Επίσης, υλοποιεί μια σειρά πρωτοβουλιών για την επιτάχυνση της Νεανικής Επιχειρηματικότητας με σημαντικούς εταίρους και υποστηρικτές: έναν από τους σημαντικότερους επιταχυντές της χώρας, το πρόγραμμα egg-enterˑgrowˑgo σε συνεργασία με τη Eurobank, το Educational Trip που υλοποιείται σε συνεργασία με τους Συλλόγους Ελλήνων φοιτητών διεθνώς αναγνωρισμένων ακαδημαϊκών ιδρυμάτων, Hackathons, Ημέρες Καριέρας, Internships Days, κ.ά. To Corallia είναι πιστοποιημένο με ISO 9001:2008, βάσει των διαδικασιών TUV NORD CERT, για το σύστημα διαχείρισης που εφαρμόζει στη διαχείριση προγραμμάτων. &



ORION Space Generation Foundation 

ORION Űrnemzedék Alapítvány

The goal of ORION Space Generation Foundation is to stir up the interest of young generations for space exploration as well as the dissemination of space-related knowledge.

Az ORION Űrnemzedék Alapítvány célja az űrkutatás iránti érdeklődés felkeltése és az ismeretterjesztés elsősorban a fiatal generációk, illetve minden érdeklődő korosztály körében.



Camden Palace Hotel Community Arts Centre

Camden Palace Hotel Community Arts Centre is a charitable organization who provide resources for the creative and cultural community in Cork, Ireland. It's purpose is to nurture emerging talent; offering space, resources and technical assistance for experimentation and inclusion in the Arts.



ISINNOVA – Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems

ISINNOVA – Istituto di Studi per l'Integrazione dei Sistemi

ISINNOVA, the Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems, is an Italian private research and consulting firm supporting international, national and local public bodies for the analysis, the design, the implementation and the evaluation of sustainable policies in the fields of energy, environment, transport and mobility, urban planning and the knowedge society.

ISINNOVA, l'Istituto di Studi per l'Integrazione dei Sistemi, è una società di ricerca e consulenza privata italiana che supporta organismi pubblici internazionali, nazionali e locali nell'analisi, la progettazione, l' attuazione e la valutazione di politiche sostenibili in materia di energia, ambiente, trasporti e mobilità, urbanistica, e società della conoscenza.



4 Motion

Based in Luxembourg, 4motion is active in the field of non-formal education to encourage citizens to release their unique potential and take their full place in society. Our vision is a society where more and more people are learning together to live better.

Basé à Luxembourg, 4motion est un acteur éducatif qui œuvre à ce que les citoyens libèrent leur potentiel unique et prennent pleinement leur place dans la société. La vision et l'action de 4motion visent une société où de plus en plus de personnes apprennent ensemble à mieux vivre.


The Netherlands

LEI Wageningen UR

LEI Wageningen UR is an independent and internationally leading socio-economic research institute. Its unique data, models and knowledge offer clients insights and integral advice for policy and decision-making processes in an innovative way, contributing to the creation of a more sustainable world.

LEI Wageningen UR is een onafhankelijk, internationaal toonaangevend, sociaaleconomisch onderzoeksinstituut. De unieke data, modellen en kennis van het LEI bieden opdrachtgevers op vernieuwende wijze inzichten en integrale adviezen bij beleid en besluitvorming, en dragen uiteindelijk bij aan een duurzamere wereld.



Norwegian Space Centre

Norsk Romsenter

The Norwegian Space Centre is a governmental agency under the ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. The NSC is responsible for organizing Norwegian space activities, particularly with respect to ESA and the EU, and for coordinating national space activities.

Norsk Romsenterer en etat under Nærings- og fiskeridepartementet. Vi forvalter norske interesser innen romindustri, romforskning og bruk av romteknologi både nasjonalt og internasjonalt. Romsenteret holder til på Skøyen i Oslo og har 42 ansatte. 


Technology Transfer Centre Cracow University of Technology

Centrum Transferu Technologii Politechnika Krakowska

Technology Transfer Centre is an internal unit of Cracow University of Technology (Politechnika Krakowska), in the city of Krakow, Poland. Main fields of our operation are: commercialization of the
intellectual property, technology transfer, support within framework programmes, services supporting SME development.

Centrum Transferu Technologii Politechnika Krakowska jest jednostką Politechniki Krakowskiej. Od początku działalności (1997 rok) CTT PK wspiera innowacyjność Małopolski poprzez łączenie biznesu z nauką. Realizujemy krajowe i międzynarodowe projekty nakierowane na rozwój nauki i podniesienie konkurencyjności regionalnych przedsiębiorstw.



Ciência Viva

Ciência Viva is a national agency for the promotion of initiatives for the public awareness of Science and Technology in Portugal, whose associate bodies include public institutions and research laboratories. Ciência Viva has been actively promoting, supporting and developing science education activities in the area of Space Science and Technology and has been an active promoter of ESA's educational projects.

A Ciência Viva – Agência Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica tem como missão a promoção da cultura científica na sociedade portuguesa. A Ciência Viva tem apoiado e desenvolvido atividades na área das ciências e tecnologias do espaço e tem promovido e desenvolvido ativamente projetos educativos em parceria com a Agência Espacial Europeia.



The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) 

Agenția Spațială Română (ROSA)

The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) is a public institution entirely self-funded, operating under Government Decision no. 923/20.11.1995 and the subsequent decisions of the Ministry of Education and Research - National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation. ROSA develops the National Space Program and coordinates its implementation through research projects and space applications, being authorised to establish research and development centers. At the same time, the Agency is the lead organisation of the Programme for Research, Development and Innovation STAR - Space Technology and Advanced Research. ROSA represents the Romanian Government in international cooperation programs such as the European Space Agency (ESA) and the United Nations (UN). The Agency carries out its own research and development projects through ROSA Research Centre. Since 2004 the President of the Agency is Dr. Phys. Marius-Ioan Piso.

Agenția Spațială Română (ROSA), este o instituție publică finanțată integral din venituri proprii, funcționȃnd conform Hotărârii Guvernului României nr. 923/20.11.1995 și a actelor ulterioare în sistemul Ministerului Educației și Cercetării Științifice - Autoritatea Națională Pentru Cercetare Științifică și Inovare (A.N.C.S.I.). ROSA dezvoltă Programul Național Spațial și coordonează implementarea acestuia prin proiecte de cercetare și aplicații spațiale, fiind autorizată să înființeze centre de cercetare și dezvoltare. Totodată, Agenția este organizaţia conducătoare a Programului de Cercetare, Dezvoltare şi Inovare STAR – Tehnologie Spaţială şi Cercetare Avansată (Space Technology and Advanced Research). ROSA reprezintă Guvernul României în programe de cooperare internațională, precum cele cu Agenția Spațială Europeană (ESA) sau Organizația Națiunilor Unite (ONU). Agenția desfășoară și propriile proiecte de cercetare științifică și dezvoltare prin ROSA Research Centre. Din 2004 Agenția este condusă de Președinte, Dr. Fizician Marius-Ioan Piso.




Knowledge Innovation Market (KIM)

Knowledge Innovation Market (KIM), helps companies, research centres, investors and public administrations to improve the return on their R&D investments. We are members of The Knowledge Agents Alliance, formed by Knowledge Innovation Market (KIM), MRI International and Knowledge Investors (KI).

KIM ayuda a empresas, centros de investigación, inversores y administraciones públicas a mejorar el retorno de sus inversiones en I+D. Somos miembros de The Knowledge Agents Alliance, constituida por Knowledge Innovation Market (KIM), MRI International y Knowledge Investors (KI).



Pernilla Warberg Consultant Limited Company

Pernilla Warberg Konsult AB

Pernilla Warberg AB offers moderation as well as planning and implementation of various meetings in the meeting industry.

Pernilla Warberg AB erbjuder moderering samt planering och genomförande av olika slags möten inom mötesindustrin.



Swiss Space Center (SSC)

The Swiss Space Center provides a service supporting academic institutions, RTOs and industry to access space missions and related applications, and promote interaction between these stakeholders.

Das Swiss Space Center soll Hochschulen, RTOs und Industrie bei der Akquisition und Umsetzung von Weltraumprojekten und ‑Anwendungen unterstützen und die Zusammenarbeit zwischen diesen Akteuren fördern.


The United Kingdom 

Keep scotland beautiful

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, educates and acts on a range of local, national and global  sustainability issues. We work collaboratively to achieve positive change; improving people's quality of life and  environment.



Special thanks to the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris (International University campus in Paris) for their support and filming conditions