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Take tours of the ESTEC laboratories
Many ESTEC laboratories will open their doors during the ISD. Guided tours of the TEC-E (Electrical Department), TEC-M (Mechanical Department), TEC-Q (Product Assurance and Safety Department) and TEC-S (Systems Department) facilities can be booked via the ISD participant platform (tab "Program").
ISD Exhibition: meet ESA representatives in the ESA Village
Interact with teams from various ESA departments during the ISD exhibition in the "ESA Village". Discuss your questions and receive advice from experts in the following areas: ESA technology development, technology transfer, ESA laboratories, ESA Business Applications, ESA Operations, ESA Human Resources, the SME Office and Industrial Auditing.
Workshop on Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (spin-in)
ESA invites interested industry participants to take part in a workshop on digitalization, additive and advanced manufacturing technologies during the Industry Space Days 2018.

The objective of the workshop is to exchange innovative ideas and form a network among innovation drivers and possible end-users in the fields of digitalization of the End-to-End development process and additive and advanced manufacturing technologies.
Cost rates and overheads advice
The ESA Industrial Audit section will provide cost rates and overheads expert advice during the ISD 2018. Book a 20 minute one-on-one meeting with an auditor for clarifications of ESA rules or to get some advice on specific situations encountered.
One-hour meeting slots will be available for consultations on the rates and overheads calculation. Companies can express their interest in the sessions once the online catalogue is open.
Join the ISD networking dinner
ESA is organising a networking dinner in Grand Hotel "Huis ter Duin" (Noordwijk aan Zee) on 11 September. Join the buffet dinner and continue your discussions with new partners and fellow members of the industry.
The price per person is EUR 50 excl. VAT (including food and drinks; stand-up buffet).
Networking dinner
Conference programme now available
Speakers from ESA, industry associations, the European Investment Bank and Large System Integrators will share their views on business opportunities and market trends during the ISD on 11 – 12 September 2018. Find out about ESA activities, supply chain access and financing opportunities during two dozen talks by industry specialists.
Conference programme