Space Florida Issues Call for Projects

space_florida_logoKENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla, Feb. 26, 2016 (Space Florida PR)– Space Florida has announced its Call for Projects to solicit proposals to continue the development of space transportation infrastructure that supports Space Florida’s legislative intent and Florida spaceport territory master plans.

Each year, Space Florida issues this Call for Projects to allow the aerospace industry the opportunity to submit projects for consideration into the subsequent year’s Work Program and Spaceport Improvement Program.

This year, Space Florida will be accepting Space Transportation Infrastructure Matching Fund applications for fiscal years (FY) 2018 to 2022. Applications for FY18 and updates to previously submitted FY17 projects are due by Friday, April 1, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis for future fiscal years.

Applications and additional information can be found at http://www.spaceflorida.gov/STIMF/

Applicants should contact Space Florida to learn more about the program. This application is mandatory before Space Florida can prioritize candidate projects for available funding.

About Space Florida: Space Florida was created to strengthen Florida’s position as the global leader in aerospace research, investment, exploration and commerce. As Florida’s aerospace and spaceport development authority, we are committed to attracting and expanding the next generation of space industry businesses. With its highly trained workforce, proven infrastructure and unparalleled record of achievement, Florida is the ideal location for aerospace businesses to thrive – and Space Florida is the perfect partner to help them succeed. www.spaceflorida.gov