ESA Space Economy

ESA seeks to ensure a sustainable growth of the European space sector and the creation of value to society, from basic research to service development.

Space Economy Initiatives


ESA Global Space Economic Forum

GSEF

The Global Space Economic Forum (GSEF) is the foremost creative platform to interactively discuss space-led innovation opportunities driven by the space economy

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ESA Global Space Economic Workshop

GSEW

The Global Space Economic Workshop (GSEW) is a framework to bring together leaders from European industry to promote partnerships and collaborations

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ESA Grand Challenge

Grand Challenge

The Grand Challenge is a competition that proposes inspiring goals far from market reach to tackle specific challenges with unconventional and disruptive approaches

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Value created by ESA's planetary defence initiative and Hera asteroid deflection mission

In view of preparing Space 19+ and in order to inform decision makers on the impact of their investment on the European economy and society, ESA has conducted several studies to assess the socio-economic benefits of its programmes.One of these ...
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A closer look at the European Commission’s Guide to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects

In December 2014, the European Commission published a “Guide to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects” that aims to provide decision-makers with an analytical tool to assess investment decisions and evaluate their impact. These guide...
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Value created by ESA's Space Systems for Safety and Security (4S)

In preparation of Space19+ and to inform decision-makers on the impact of their investment on the European economy and society, ESA conducted several studies to assess the socio-economic benefits of its programmes.One of these assessments evaluate...
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