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OECD’s analysis of the impacts of Covid-19 on the space industry [Aug/2020]

In July 2020, the OECD published an article on “The impacts of COVID-19 on the space industry”. It highlights the ever growing importance of space in society, but also shows how the crisis has exposed some of the sector’s weaknesses, and ...
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Watch again the GSEW Online [Aug/2020]

Replay at this   link Day 1 of the online Global Space Economic Workshop - 'Space and the COVID-19 crisis: Opportunities for industry', recorded on 3 July 2020.Introduced by Eric Morel de Westgaver, ESA Director of Industry, Procuremen...
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A closer look at OECD’s methodology for assessing the scientific and socio-economic impact of research infrastructures [Jun/2020]

In March 2019, the OECD published a “Framework for assessing the scientific and socio-economic impact of Research Infrastructures”, that aims to provide funding organisations/agencies, decision-makers and Research Infrastructure (RI) manag...
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Non-space business? We want to hear from you [Jul/2020]

Are you a non-space business, then ESA is looking for your help! Take a 10-minute survey about the potential use of space-related technology in your business, and help us understand how best to serve your needs and aspirations. Through the provi...
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Discussing solutions at the Global Space Economic Workshop [Jul/2020]

On 23 July at 09:30 BST / 10:30 CEST, join the final session in this series of four online Global Space Economic Workshops (GSEW). Find out about new applications and services in the downstream sector supported by ESA in response to the COVID-19...
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Join the Third Online Global Space Economic Workshop [Jul/2020]

On 16 July at 10:00 BST / 11.00 CEST, join the third online Global Space Economic Workshop (GSEW) to find out how ESA and the European Investment bank group can facilitate access to financial tools for the European space industrial community to overc...
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Join the Second Online Global Space Economic Workshop [Jul/2020]

On 9 July at 9:30 BST / 10.30 CEST, join the second online Global Space Economic Workshop (GSEW) to discuss the value of Earth observation data during and after the COVID-19 crisis, how space data can help with monitoring the impacts of the...
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The benefits of Copernicus’ Sentinel data to society, environment and economy [Jun/2020]

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. 20 case studies have bee...
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Join the First Online Global Space Economic Workshop [Jun/2020]

Take part in ESA's online Global Space Economic Workshop on 3, 9, 16 and 23 July to discover concrete opportunities for industry to work with ESA to fight the COVID-19 crisis. Join the discussion on ESA web TV or ESA Space Economy.The unprecedented s...
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A closer look at the latest Earth Observation Services Industry trends [Jun/2020]

The European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC) conducts regular industry survey to assess the health of the Earth Observation sector, a very dynamic sector that covers companies selling geospatial products which use satellite data. I...
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Why it is important to keep investing in space during and after the Covid-19 crisis ? [May/2020]

After a very successful Council at Ministerial level in November 2019, demonstrating the willingness of ESA’s Member States to share an ambitious future in space and support Europe’s competitive position in the global space arena, the unpr...
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The Covid Crisis: for European SMEs, this could be a breakthrough opportunity [May/2020]

Interview with Dr. Luca Rossettini, President of AIPAS (space SME industrial association) CEO and Founder of D-Orbit, Expert at the Space Advisory Group of the European Commission, Board member of Confindustria Florence. Q. What is the biggest i...
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