1st Cooperation Contract with Tech & Space (Estonia)

Advalup is pleased to announce the successful cooperation completion of the first service assignment for the Estonian Space Office. Advalup was selected to conduct a specific training program: “Being prepared for entering LSI supply chain: Industrial Maturity Exercise”, for Estonian space companies. During a week-long program, Advalup and its partner Tech & Space analysed all company processes and industrial maturity information for businesses enrolled in the training program.

Cooperation Content Description

advalup created a tailor-made training program based on the rich supply chain management experience obtained during advalup founder, Thierry Gardet during his professional life in Airbus Defence and Space. The training covered the following subjects: Global Space Ecosystem, LSI supply chain description, Generic LSI requirements, RFI & RFP processes and various industrial maturity recommendations.

Individual Session Content

The general training session was followed by individual sessions with nine space companies on their Project management and organisation, quality organisation and processes, supply chain, and Project risk management. Advalup expert analysed the current management practices of all involved companies and suggested actions for raising the industrial maturity levels of the participants.

The participants’ feedback on the advalup training course was positive; the average recommendation score was 89% which represents a very important recognition on the professionalism level of advalup support.

Tech& Space Services Presentation

Tech & Space is a consultancy company that supports the strategic planning and business development processes of emerging new space companies. Tech & Space assists companies in finding novel ways to utilize data from existing space assets, particularly Earth Observation satellites, to create value in the terrestrial economy. Tech & Space promotes spin-offs from the space industry to terrestrial industries and spin-ins from terrestrial sectors to the space industry. Tech & Space is performing the tasks of the European Space Agency (ESA) Industrial Coordinator in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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Advalup Business Development Contribution and Presentation

Advalup, a consulting company, is specialized in different activities for supporting their customers in space and aerospace, always with senior engineers. The business development and diversification on new market, new country, of their customers is the main priority by knowing their products and understanding their processes and strengths. This information could be obtained during specific dedicated meeting in customer premises by analysing their industrial maturity. According to these results and a specific market analysis, advalup with their customer, analysed the business development possibilities and define the associated strategy. The different marketing support (company presentation, website content, social network communication) are reviewed and improved if needed. A complete market analysis is proposed for identifying potential customer for business development or for identifying supplier for sourcing activities. Additionally, advalup proposes to foreign customers the possibility to be their European representative.

Advalup Supply Chain and Sourcing Cooperation

Advalup also support its customer for supply Chain activities, organisation, processes. Advalup is specialized in strategic sourcing such as RFI/RFP processes, analysis of proposal, sourcing of new supplier, new technology, new country partnership analysis, and back-up solution. An important activity consists to establish a specific training towards aerospace and space companies according to their need, such as industrial maturity, RFI/RFP answer preparation, partnership, collaboration, Strategy definition and company presentation. advalup can support company for preparing an important meeting with LSI (Space) or OEM (Aerospace) as it was successfully done with one of Estonian company.

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