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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…

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…

Nine Engineering – Access management, reinvented

Nine Engineering – Access management, reinvented

Belgian start-up Nine Engineering has successfully launched NineGuard, a next generation access control solution based on facial recognition powered by space technology. Investing in Security In the past few years…

O-BOY – A brand new wrist-wearable satellite rescue device

O-BOY – A brand new wrist-wearable satellite rescue device

Belgian start-up LifeLineSat is putting the final touches on their brand new O-BOY satellite rescue device which will launch in Q3 2022. Where it all started The story of O-BOY…

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…

Getting Healthier with Space Technology

Getting Healthier with Space Technology

The ViBo Health Scanner is an innovative tool to quickly and painlessly scan metabolic processes, using technology designed for satellite communication to improve our health by tracking several wellness indicators.…

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…

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…

The Air Quality Platform project: how space technology can help challenge air pollution in cities

The Air Quality Platform project: how space technology can help challenge air pollution in cities

Air pollution in large cities is one of the biggest challenges that municipalities will have to face in the near future. The increase in population at a global level and…

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