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3, 2, 1, Ignition! Lift-off to Space Solutions Business

3, 2, 1, Ignition! Lift-off to Space Solutions Business

On the 9th of March 2022, ESA Space Solutions Portugal organized “3, 2, 1, Ignition! Lift-off to Space Solutions Business”, an event for University students to promote space curiosity, entrepreneurship,…

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…

Creation of the European Centre for Space Economy and Commerce (ECSECO)

Creation of the European Centre for Space Economy and Commerce (ECSECO)

The creation of the European Centre for Space Economy and Commerce (ECSECO) was announced by ESA DG Josef Aschbacher. The ECSECO aims to serve as a European forum for interdisciplinary…

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…

SoHHytec – Developing the fuel of the future.

SoHHytec – Developing the fuel of the future.

Reducing the reliance on conventional fossil fuels is an increasingly important topic. Hydrogen is recognized as the clean fuel of the future, though ~96% of worldwide production of hydrogen is…

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…

Arctic Space Technologies opens satellite ground station facility in Northern Sweden

Arctic Space Technologies opens satellite ground station facility in Northern Sweden

The Lita (in Swedish “trust) Ground Station Facility provides Real Time Earth services to multiple international customers with great operational reliability, commercial viability and scalability. Due to the unique location…

GNSS-enabled technology for the optimisation of fleet resources, better management and fuel consumption

GNSS-enabled technology for the optimisation of fleet resources, better management and fuel consumption

Stratio is the world-leading platform in real-time fleet predictive maintenance. The solution allows to detect problems with components in the vehicles before they happen, predicting roadside breakdowns and eliminating vehicle…

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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