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New Φ-lab in Sweden and the Rise of Edge Computing in Space

New Φ-lab in Sweden and the Rise of Edge Computing in Space

Building on its experience in fostering transformative innovations aimed at market adoption in the Earth observation (EO) sector, the model of Φ-lab@ESRIN is being replicated across Europe by ESA. Under the…

CASSINI Matchmaking programme

CASSINI Matchmaking programme

The European Commission Cassini Matchmaking Initiative has been kicked off officially on the 8th April 2022. It is aimed at boosting innovation and accelerating business partnerships by connecting startups, scaleups…

Interested in space investments? Join a capacity building programme for fund managers

Interested in space investments? Join a capacity building programme for fund managers

Investments in space technology, infrastructures and digital applications are a quickly growing segment. In the coming years, European companies will find new business opportunities coming from the launching of satellite…

Spotting drones with bad intentions through space data

Spotting drones with bad intentions through space data

An exciting area for the usage of space data would be: drones. But how do they connect? That is a question the company D3 Seeron, incubated in the ESA BIC…

When pigs fly: Stockholm-based “porkchop” reaches orbit on SpaceX rocket

When pigs fly: Stockholm-based “porkchop” reaches orbit on SpaceX rocket

porkchop is a Stockholm-based startup developing a reusable in-space logistics vehicle called “porkchop M“. Thousands of satellites are being launched daily and many of these satellites require services in-orbit, the…

How Earth Observation Technology can interact with startups – Interview with Pierre-Philippe Mathieu, Head of the ESA Φ-lab Explore Office

How Earth Observation Technology can interact with startups – Interview with Pierre-Philippe Mathieu, Head of the ESA Φ-lab Explore Office

Pierre-Philippe Mathieu is heading the Φ-lab Explore Office (within the Earth Observation Future Systems Department) at the European Space Agency (ESA) in ESRIN (Frascati, Italy). Pierre-Philippe spent 20+ years working…

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