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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…

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…

Massage Robots – closer to practice

Massage Robots – closer to practice

The topic of robotic massage is not as simple as it may seem at first glance. Today, only foot massagers and massage chairs are commercially available. It is also possible…

Shipping industry reducing carbon emissions at the ESA BIC UK

Shipping industry reducing carbon emissions at the ESA BIC UK

Smart Green Shipping (SGS) is using space technology at the ESA BIC UK to develop new methods of propulsion for commercial vessels, in order to reduce fossil fuel consumption and…

PDtraKer: Fighting Parkinson’s Disease with Space Tech

PDtraKer: Fighting Parkinson’s Disease with Space Tech

A new approach to Parkinson’s Disease’s treatment uses GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) to track the patients’ movement and provide continuous support to patients.   Kinetikos was created in 2015…

Space in support for the insurance sector

Space in support for the insurance sector

The global insurance market has suffered a downturn of -3% in 2020 due to the COVID-19, but those losses are expected to be recovered by the end of 2021. This…

Smart and uncrewed shipping

Smart and uncrewed shipping

ESA is ready to support European Industry in developing and demonstrating services enabled by converged Space and 5G communications and/or advanced PNT (Positioning, Navigation & Timing) technologies in the Smart…

Space for Twin Cities: Green and Sustainable Cities webinar

Space for Twin Cities: Green and Sustainable Cities webinar

Cities are our future, and a better global future lies in urban innovation and action. To combat climate change, one of the main challenges is to make our cities greener…

Space technology and the Blue Economy: a crucial integration for a greener planet

Space technology and the Blue Economy: a crucial integration for a greener planet

Worldwide, between 1971 and 2018 world total energy supply increased 2.6 times, with fossil fuels at the end of the period still accounting for more than 81% of total energy…

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