European Air and Space Policy
Belgian Science Policy
The PROgramme for the Development of scientific EXperiments (PRODEX) is a programme of the European Space Agency (ESA) to which Belgium, as Member State of ESA, has been participating since June 1988.
The purpose of PRODEX is to provide (co-)funding for the development and exploitation of scientific instruments and experiments in the framework of the scientific space programmes of ESA, as well as of other space institutions.
Three scientific areas are covered: Life and Physical Sciences in Space, Earth Observation and Space Sciences.
One of the major objectives of PRODEX is to foster collaboration between scientific institutions and industry within each participating state.
Technological developments without related scientific exploitation activities within PRODEX cannot be supported.
Documents to download – Revised version of September 2005