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News and Events

New ESA BICS and Ambassador Platforms for Switzerland and Austria

New ESA Business Incubation Centers (BIC) and Ambassador Platforms in Switzerland and Austria are now up and running. Both developments are part of ESA's long-term strategy for expanding outreach programmes that target European SMEs.

Satellite Services for Integrated Port Logistics Workshop
Presentations available for download

On 10th March 2016, ESA IAP in collaboration with the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC, UK) and Satellite Applications Catapult (SAC) held a Workshop on Satellite Applications for Integrated Port Logistics hosted at TSC in Milton Keynes. The workshop presentations are now available for download.

Norwegian Space opportunities within ESA's ARTES Applications programme
Presentations available for download

The APNorway workshop “Norwegian Space opportunities within the IAP program” took place in Stavanger at iPark on 13 April 2016.

Seedstars Summit 2016
3 March 2016 - Space Prize competition finale, SwissTech Convention Center

As part of the third edition of the Seedstars World competition, designed to celebrate entrepreneurialism and technology in emerging markets, Seedstars, Inmarsat and AP-Swiss will be presenting a Space Prize at the competition finale, Seedstars Summit on 3 March 2016.

ITS European Congress
6 - 9 June 2016, SECC (Glasgow, Scotland)

The 11th ITS Congress theme is "Delivering Future Cities Now" and is based on Glasgow’s pioneering work on Smart Cities. The event consists of an extensive exhibition, with an adjacent area for live demonstrations and a programme of high level and technical sessions providing the opportunity for the industry’s experts and political leaders to discuss current issues both formally at over 100 sessions and more informally during an extensive social programme.

Satellites for Waste Management User Workshop
Presentations available for download

On 19th January 2016, ESA in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN, UK) held a Workshop on Satellite Applications for Waste Management at ECSAT in Harwell. The purpose of the Workshop was to gather insight into the processes of the Waste Management industry, to identify the relevant challenge areas and to derive first hand User Requirements.

Supporting space startups: business incubator call 2015-16

This call is aimed at business incubation centres who wish to support start-up companies across the breadth of the space sector. The aim is to extend the network of business incubators supporting space companies across the UK, deliver an effective national capacity for space company incubation and ensure shared best practice.

UK Ambassador Platform for Offshore Energy off to a breezy start

At a recent event held in Glasgow, ESA's new Ambassador Platform for Offshore Energy (AP-OE) was launched. The new AP is targetting a sector where space applications can drive down cost, provide better oversight, and improve safety and environmental protection.

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. 

ESA-IPN ARTES Apps Workshop
28 October 2015, Lisbon (PT)

ESA and Ambassador Platform for Portugal, managed by IPN, invite the space and non-space communities to attend a workshop dedicated to ARTES Applications opportunities, with specific attention for ESA's new Megaconstellations Workplan and ARTES funding schemes.