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Animal Tracking From Space
Open Invitation To Tender

The objective of the Feasibility Study is to identify new and sustainable services utilizing space-based animal tracking data, and to evaluate their technical feasibility and commercial viability.


APFin workshop: satellite supported farming

A workshop dedicated to exploring the potential of satellite farming as a cloud service was recently held at the Agricultural Data Processing Centre (MLOY) in Vantaa, Finland, under the auspices of AP Finland. 

Smart Farming with satellites

With the support of ESA through the ARTES IAP programme,Vista GmbH has developed a successful business supplying precision agriculture services to farmers. At this year's Agritechnica trade fair in Hannover, the Munich-based company was awarded a gold medal for innovation in recognition of its achievements.

Space for Med finds great potential for space tech in the southern and eastern Mediterranean region

A joint undertaking between ESA and the European Investment Bank (EIB) has determined that space-based services have tremendous potential in the FEMIP region in vital economic sectors such as water-management, transport and logistics, as well as energy and renewables.

SURMON takes off

A recent ARTES IAP demonstration project shows how satellites give the deployment of RPAS a huge boost. The project leader, an enterprising British SME, is capitalising on this experience to develop a viable business in remote surveying services.

ORE Catapult boldly goes with new ESA Space Ambassadors
New Ambassador Platform launched

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will host European Space Agency (ESA) Ambassadors for its Integrated Application Programme (IAP) as part of an opportunity to identify and facilitate offshore energy needs that can be fulfilled and supported by space assets.


Offshore Energy Ambassador Platform - Launch Event
Workshop: 18 November 2015, Glasgow (UK)

Innovative space projects in offshore energy need you! Does your technology have applications that can add value to this strategically important sector?

Industry Consultation meeting on RPAS pilot services for maritime surveillance
Event: 25 November 2015, ESTEC Noordwijk (The Netherlands)

The objective of the ESA/EMSA jointly organised meeting is to explore the market on its availability, capability and readiness to provide RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) based pilot services for maritime surveillance and is addressing particularly industry/consortia which would be able to provide such RPAS pilot services.