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    Do I need to become a member of the SESAR Deployment Manager consortium to be part of deployment planning and to get access to the grants of the INEA agency?


    Cliff Van Craen

    CliffVC edited question

      No. Every stakeholder receiving a grant from the Innovation & Networks Executive Agency (INEA) will have to become a member of the Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA) of the Deployment Manager to get access to the grants, but it is not mandatory to become a member of the SESAR Deployment Manager consortium.

      All operational stakeholders who have been awarded by INEA for an implementation project and who have signed the FPA, its Internal Cooperation Agreement (ICA) and the Specific Grant Agreement (SGA), could also apply to become a member of the SESAR Deployment Manager consortium afterwards, in accordance with the procedure laid down in the ICA.

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        ANSP Air Navigation Service Provider
        ATM Air Traffic Management
        AO Airport Operator
        AU Airspace User
        CA Cooperative Arrangement
        CEF Connecting Europe Facility
        CfP Call for Proposals
        DLS Data Link Services
        DP Deployment Programme
        EASCG European ATM Standards Coordination Group
        EASA European Aviation Safety Agency
        EC European Commission
        EDA European Defence Agency
        ESSIP European Single Sky Implementation
        EUROCAE European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment
        FUA Flexible Use of Airspace
        IDSG Interim Deployment Steering Group
        INEA Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
        LO Liaison Officer
        MD Managing Director of the SESAR Deployment Manager
        NM Network Manager
        NOP Network Operations Plan
        NSA National Safety Authority
        PDP Preliminary Deployment Programme
        PRB Performance Review Body
        SESAR Single European Sky ATM Research
        SB Supervisory Board of the SESAR Deployment Manager
        SCP Stakeholders’ Consultation Platform of the SESAR Deployment Manager
        SDM SESAR Deployment Manager
        SG Steering Group of the SCP
        TS Thematic Sub-Group (=”Expert Group”) of SCP