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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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Global Space Economic Workshop [Oct/2017]

Watch replay of Global Space Economic Workshop:   The Global Space Economic Workshop, organised by the European Space Agency, brings together leaders of major space and non-space European stakeholders from institutions and commercial sect...
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Welcome to the Global Space Economic Workshop [Sep/2017]

This workshop welcomed representatives from a diverse range of economic sectors which included: the automotive, pharmaceutical, energy, oil and gas, information technology, biotech, and ofcourse the aerospace industry. The European Space Agency in...
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Join us at Le Bourget to discuss space for commercial purposes [Jun/2017]

Tomorrow at the 52nd International Paris Air and Space Show in France, ESA is holding an event called ‘Space 4.0 Our Future: Up and Start’. It begins at 16:00–17:00 and showcases the tremendous potential of space technology, ...
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Game changers for the ESA Grand Challenge [Jun/2017]

The room was open for imagination, unusual partners and disruptive solutions in the kick-off meeting of the ESA Grand Challenge last week.  In this first brainstorming exercise, inspired non-space experts unveiled new perspectives to live...
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