Poland in 2015 became a member state of the European Southern Observatory – ESO. Since 2015, Polish companies can participate in the ESO tenders and its competitive procurement.

A new representative of the Polish Space Industry Association to fulfill the role of the Industrial Liaison Officer (ILO) became the Office Manager – Oskar Zdunek.

The activities carried out by the ILO are mainly:

  • promotion of current tenders announced by the Observatory among entrepreneurs,
  • activities aimed at creating groups of entities interested in participating in ESO tenders in Poland,
  • mediation in contacts between Polish and foreign partners in building international consortia jointly applying for contracts in ESO.

Detailed information on current ESO tenders and contact details of the Polish ILO can be found on the ESO website in the Procurment at ESO tab.