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The NEO Rapid Observation, Characterization and Key Simulations

Project description

An innovative method to mitigate NEOs potential threats

The perfection of astronomical observation systems led to an increasing discovery rate of near-Earth objects (NEOs). NEOs are asteroids, comets and large meteors that intersect Earth's orbit, representing a possible crash threat. As a consequence, it is significant to increase knowledge on their physical characterisation as well as the number of discovered NEOs to provide effective defence of citizens and infrastructures in the event of a collision. The EU-funded NEOROCKS project proposes an innovative method to perfect observational operations, support modelling and simulation work, promote international strategy and reduce response times. A group of expert astronomers using large aperture telescopes with sophisticated instrumentation will evaluate how fast follow-up observations are performed on newly discovered NEOs.

Call for proposal

H2020-SPACE-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-SPACE-2019

Coordinator

ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI ASTROFISICA
Net EU contribution
€ 319 930,00
Address
Viale Del Parco Mellini 84
00136 Roma
Italy

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 319 930,00

Participants (13)

AGENZIA SPAZIALE ITALIANA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 225 795,00
Other funding
€ 225 795,00
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PADOVA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 91 560,00
Address
Via 8 Febbraio 2
35122 Padova

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Region
Nord-Est Veneto Padova
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 91 560,00
OBSERVATOIRE DE PARIS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 240 000,00
Address
Avenue De L Observatoire 61
75014 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 240 000,00
OBSERVATOIRE DE LA COTE D'AZUR (OCA)
France
Net EU contribution
€ 151 500,00
Address
Boulevard De L'observatoire
06304 Nice

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Region
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Alpes-Maritimes
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 151 500,00
THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 124 970,00
Address
Old College, South Bridge
EH8 9YL Edinburgh

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Region
Eastern Scotland Edinburgh
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 124 970,00
ASTRONOMICKY USTAV AV CR
Czechia
Net EU contribution
€ 106 075,00
Address
Fricova 298
25165 Ondrejov

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Region
Střední Čechy Středočeský kraj
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 106 075,00
INSTITUTO DE ASTROFISICA DE CANARIAS
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 200 000,00
Address
Calle Via Lactea
38205 San Cristobal De La Laguna

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Region
Canarias Canarias Tenerife
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 200 000,00
SPACE DYNAMICS SERVICES SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 200 020,00
Address
Via Mario Giuntini 63 Incubatore Del Polo Tecnologico Di Navacchio
56023 Cascina Pi

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Centro (IT) Toscana Pisa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 200 020,00
DEIMOS SPACE SOCIEDAD LIMITADA UNIPERSONAL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 109 125,00
Address
Ronda De Poniente, Edificio Fiteni Vi, 2, 2º 19
28760 Tres Cantos (Madrid)

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 109 125,00
DEIMOS SPACE SRL
Romania
Net EU contribution
€ 60 335,00
Address
Strada Buzesti 75-77
011013 Bucuresti

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Region
Macroregiunea Trei Bucureşti-Ilfov Bucureşti
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 60 335,00
DEIMOS ENGINEERING AND SYSTEMS SLU
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 84 315,00
Address
C Francia 9 Poligono Industrial La Nava Iii
13500 Puertollano

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Region
Castilla-La Mancha Ciudad Real
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 84 315,00
NEOSPACE SPOLKA Z OGRANICZONA ODPOWIEDZIALNOSCIA
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 83 190,00
Address
Ul. Henryka Sienkiewicza, Nr 85/87, Lok. 8
90 143 Lodz

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Makroregion centralny Łódzkie Łódzki
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 83 190,00
RESOLVO SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 75 160,00
Address
Via Di Novoli 91/s
50127 Firenze

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Centro (IT) Toscana Firenze
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 75 160,00