AIPAS is a not for profit Association born in 1998 aiming at protect the interests of Italian Space SMEs.
Since 2007 AIPAS has allowed also the Large Enterprises to participate in the Association, becoming an example of good collaboration between SMEs and Large Enterprises with the aim of developing a farvourable eco-system for all space enterprises regardless of their dimension.
AIPAS Members are active both in the upstream and the downstream covering all the space value chain.
AIPAS Members have competences in the principal technology domains, among which Earth Observation, Navigation, Telecommunication, Space Transportation, Science and Exploration , Integrated Applications, Services, Ground Segment.
AIPAS Members have consolidated experience both in ESA e UE programmes, being Prime Contractor of complex activities, subcontractors or coordinators of consortia with several partners.