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ESA at Station F: looking for applications to the first Grand Challenge [Nov/2018]

On 10 December, ESA and Metalysis will present a Grand Challenge initiative worth €500 000 to a community of startups and innovators in Paris, France. During this unique event, participants can find out all about the ESA Grand Challenge i...
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Interview with Vincent Bastide on construction [Oct/2018]

This week the GSEW team interviewed Vincent Bastide who shared his ideas and views on future trends in construction. He is Communications Chief Digital Officer, in charge of Digital, Social Media & e-Reputation Management at Saint-Gobain Group...
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ESA Global Space Economic Forum [Oct/2018]

ESA’s first Global Space Economic Forum was held at ESA's ESTEC technology centre in Noordwijk, the Netherlands on 10 October 2018. More than 110 speakers and leaders from industry and institutions could exchange ideas on global challenges a...
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The Moon Race: Pioneering Sustainable Lunar Exploration [Oct/2018]

The Moon Race was launched on 1 October at the International Astronautical Congress 2018 in Bremen. This competition is aimed at teams worldwide including start-ups and new ventures eager to bring their technologies to the Moon surface. It in...
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Metalysis–ESA Grand Challenge launched [Jul/2018]

An ESA Grand Challenge worth €500 000 sponsored by UK’s Metalysis, will reward new technology that will help us to create metals from resources found on other planets.  The Challenge is part of ESA’s Space 4.0 commit...
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Building and powering by disruptive innovation [Jul/2018]

On 18 July, a Global Space Economic Workshop at ESA ECSAT in Harwell, UK, encouraged industry leaders to develop partnerships and foster disruptive innovation and commercial opportunities. It addressed diverse challenges related to advanced manufactu...
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A community of innovation at the Farnborough Airshow and ESA [Jul/2018]

On the 17 July, a new Grand Challenge will be launched at Farnborough International Airshow by Metalysis in the UK, in cooperation with the European Space Agency. The following day a Global Space Economic Workshop will be held at ESA in Harwe...
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Building cybersecurity at the Global Space Economic Workshop [May/2018]

On 24 May, a Community of Innovators discussed Space Cybersecurity for Mobility at the Global Space Economic Workshop in Brindisi, Italy.  More than 200 high-level representatives of space and non-space companies and institutions from more th...
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Interview with Guglielmo Baeli on the oil and gas sector [Apr/2018]

Guglielmo Baeli shared his views and opinions with the GSEW team about the future trends in the oil and gas sector. Mr. Baeli is a civil engineer with over 20 years of engineering and construction experience in oil and gas sector, civil and indust...
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ESA announces first Global Space Economic Forum [Apr/2018]

ESA’s first Global Space Economic Forum will be held on 10 October at ESA’s technical heart, ESTEC in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. The forum aims to engage leaders and executives of major space and non-space European stakehold...
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Interview with Giulia Pastorella on cybersecurity [Mar/2018]

This month the GSEW team interviewed Giulia Pastorella about cybersecurity. She is the EU lead for government relations at HP. She engages in advocacy and thought-leadership activities with the EU institutions on a range of policies. She has ...
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Global Space Economic Workshop [Oct/2017]

Aim higher... together. ESA’s first Global Space Economic Workshop was held in Paris in October 2017. It brought together leaders of major space and non-space European stakeholders from institutions and commercial sectors, to interactively d...
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