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Financing SMEs: options for SMEs and Midcaps in Europe [Mar/2021]
Beginning of 2021, representatives of ESA, EC, European Investment Bank
and European Investment Fund have announced new initiatives that show a
strong will to support the growth of space start-ups, SMEs and mid-caps
through innovative funding a...
The socio-economic value of satellite Earth observations: huge, yet to be measured [Mar/2021]
Earth Observation satellites provide precious information on various
geophysical variables regularly, reliably and for every part of the
Earth. This niche technology has evolved over time to become part of an
evidence-based process supporting p...
Copernicus Sentinel Data supporting wine making in France [Mar/2021]
The European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC) aims to
gather quantitative evidence that the usage of Copernicus Sentinel data
provides an effective and convenient support to various market
applications.Over 20 case studies have b...
ESA_Lab@Kozminski: A new bird in the nest of ESA_Lab [Mar/2021]
The inauguration of ESA's cooperation with Polish Kozminski University
under the "ESA Lab" platform took place on 19 February 2021. This
broadens ESA's research and educational facilities in cooperation with
European universities and research c...
ESA_Lab@PoliBa: De’ remi facemmo ali [Mar/2021]
Politecnico di Bari (PoliBa) is an Italian public university located
in Bari (Apulia) and dedicated to Engineering and Architecture subjects.
Resembling its Dantesque motto: “De’ remi facemmo ali” (“we turned our
oars to wings”, Infer...
OECD's analysis of the impacts of Covid-19 on the Space industry [Feb/2021]
In October 2020, Claire Jolly, Head of the OECD Space Forum gave a
virtual presentation on “The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Space industry”
to ESA.She explained how the crisis exposed some of the space sector’s
structural vulnerabilities a...
Post-crisis scenarios for the space industry [Feb/2021]
In October 2020, Steve Bochinger, Euroconsult’s Chief Operating Officer,
presented “The day after tomorrow: Post-crisis scenarios for the space
industry” to ESA.The purpose of this presentation was to give a
pre-crisis overview of the spa...
Resilience of the space sector to the Covid-19 crisis [Feb/2021]
In October 2020, Luigi Scatteia, PwC’s Space Practice Leader gave a
virtual presentation of the study “Resilience of the space sector to the
Covid-19 crisis – Overview and comparison to other selected industrial
sectors” to ESA.The purp...
Financing space: options for SMEs and midcaps in Europe [Jan/2021]
11 February 2021, 14:00-16:30An up-to-date overview of financial instruments to fuel growth for ESA’s ecosystem of SMEs and midcaps.European space start-ups, SMEs and even midcaps have a problematic access to risk finance and loans needed to fuel t...
Discussing impact assessment of Big Science projects during the FCC Week [Dec/2020]
In June 2019, a workshop on the “Economics of Science” was
held in Brussels during the Future Circular Collider Week (FCC Week) organised
by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).
The purpose of the meeting was to exchang...
ESA and Metalysis Organised the First Grand Challenge Midterm Workshop [Nov/2020]
On November 9 and 10, ESA together with Metalysis organised an online workshop part of the Grand Challenge launched last December. The Metalysis – ESA Grand Challenge worth €500 000 and sponsored by UK’s Metalysis, will reward new miniatur...
Value created by ESA's planetary defence initiative and Hera asteroid deflection mission [Oct/2020]
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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