#EUSpace4Ukraine humanitarian help

 

News: #EUSpace4Ukraine Hackathon from 29.06 to 01.07


The European Union, its Member States, and Europeans across the continent have joined efforts to support Ukrainians fleeing the devastating war. EUSPA is mobilizing the EU Space innovation community that can provide technological solutions to enhance humanitarian support for the Ukrainian people. This platform aims to match the innovators with NGOs and other helpers.

The EU Agency for the Space Programme, EUSPA, being a user-oriented agency created this page to gather applications and solutions that leverage freely accessible data by Galileo and Copernicus to support NGOs and other helpers who are providing humanitarian support to the Ukrainian people. Additionally, the page will present NGOs and other helpers interested in matchmaking with such innovators and startups.

The applications/solutions cover a wide range of uses, from supporting NGOs delivering medical goods via drones to practical solutions to support the integration in EU countries of people fleeing the war.

For any enquiry about the applications, please refer to the specific developer and owner of the relevant intellectual property rights.

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Innovators & applications NGOs & helpers Data Providers

 

The Applications are listed on the basis of elements known to EUSPA1 and a subjective evaluation of the known characteristics of the applications.

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Categories:

Unmanned solution for transport and delivery of goods

Safety and Rescue

Integration in a new country

Applications to help understanding and inventorying the damages in Ukraine territories

Safe, timely and accurate Navigation for Population migration

 

The Apps: Unmanned solution for transport and delivery of goods.

NAUTILUS

Country: Italy

NAUTILUS is a drone solution by ABZero with a unique navigation GALILEO system for the delivery of medical goods. The Smart Capsule by delivering blood, organs, tissues, test samples, drugs, and tampon swabs that enables everyone using drones, can help overcome many challenges in the transportation of pharmaceutical goods in Ukrainian territories.

Learn more here. 

 

Thunderfly

Country: Czech Republic

​​​​ThunderFly is a company specializing in the development and production of unmanned aerial vehicles and systems for performing atmospheric measurements. Their flagship UAV is a modifiable open-source autogyro carrier designed to operate in unfavourable weather conditions. Together with TF-ATMON, a system for smart and easy in-situ atmospheric measurements, this can prove especially useful for researchers and rescue teams. The variety of quantities that can be measured is really diverse from solid particles and radiation to gases or temperature. Using TF-ATMON quantities can be easily measured in a user-defined space and possible sources of pollution can be localized.

Learn more here. 

The Apps: Safety and Rescue.

DroneHub

Country: Poland

​​Dronehub makes steps towards autonomous drone operations and industrial automation. It was specifically developed for remote missions where the drone can be deployed on-demand or available day and night to run in a continuous operation. Entirely automating drones' services, it would improve speed and safety of drones operations in emergency zones of Ukraine.

Learn more here. 

TheSaraProject

Country: Italy

​​​​The original necessity for SARA product comes from issues related to Search and Rescue (SAR) operations encountered by personnel of Coast Guard during their save and rescue missions. Sara products represent an effective solution to track and identify people in save and rescue activities, actually crucial in Ukraine.

Learn more here. 

The Apps: Integration in a new country.

ZeniaLabs

Country: Spain

Hardware and Embedded software systems powered with Artificial Intelligence, to automate any kind of equipment, including mobile and manipulation robotics, drones, connected vehicles and telecommunication systems. The aim is to lead integration of devices and systems and crisis management.

Learn more here. 

Integreat

Country: Germany

Integreat enables the simple flow of information between municipalities, aid organisations and refugees. Content is created locally by municipal and NGO employees, translated and pushed out via the Integreat smartphone apps for iOS and Android and the website in every municipality. Municipalities and NGOs receive their individual region on the Integreat platform and create their own Integreat app within days or weeks supported by the Integreat project team.

Learn more here. 

StandwithUkraine

Country: Romania

Disruptive, Innovative IT company with a broad portfolio of business, financial & community focused applications using latest technologies, geo-location, distributed processing and advanced analytics. Expertware has a team of 50+ computer science engineers based in Romania, capable to translate real needs to efficient, tangible, modern solutions and applications deliverable across Europe. They leverage and combine their core competences in full stack development, business intelligence and data analytics, cybersecurity and IT transformation.

Learn more here. 

CommuApp

Country: Finland

Commu is a free mobile app where you can request and give help in your local area. We originally built Commu to make it easier to help your neighbors during the Covid period. Commu connects the helper and the person in need of help as easy as possible. This includes volunteer help, neighborhood help, peer support, chatting and so on. We want to make it easier to help and ask for help and most importantly, to use active helping as way to connect in a meaningful way.

Learn more here. 

The Apps: Applications to help understanding and inventorying the damages in Ukraine territories.

EmergencyWatch

Country: France

​​​​EmergencyWatch uses satellites imagery and AI to provide updated information on a wide range of situations, which reinforces context analyses and allows NGOs to adapt their support to the population. For example, they monitor, according to the crisis: level of destruction, agricultural work continuity, dryness situation, refugee camps emergence, generated pollution in water and atmosphere.

Learn more here. 

Cloudferro

Country: Poland

​​​​The CloudFerro provides processing capabilities to support Ukrainian and international authorities in assessing the environmental impact and damages induced by the war in Ukraine. The data repository will consist of core data sets which will be available to end-users to allow for versatile environmental analyses. Results of conducted research together with generated products will be also stored within the repository to further facilitate the consecutive studies. The granting system is foreseen for computing grants with special privileges for Ukrainian researchers.

Learn more here. 

SERCO

Country: Italy

ONDA DIAS bridges the exhaustiveness of the EC sentinels products with cloud based elements to ease the access and exploitation of the data. In the framework of Emergency management, the platform provides the tools to generate cartographic products, contributing to maintain humanitarian stakeholders informed about the situation on the ground. Coupled with Copernicus satellite data, ONDA DIAS enriches its offer with VHR data. All these data allow ONDA users to generate large-scale products for an overview vision, in particular on IDP camps extension, or, precise-scale cartographic products for a contextual analysis with additional information (IDP Camp structure with medical center, drinking water stand pipe…). To ease the adoption of cloud based EO platforms, SERCO developed specific training (ONDA4Education) and trial periods. Such programs are available to Humanitarian actors to reduce the technical barriers. increase the confidence with this technology and secure the production of Value added information adapted to the relief’s operational chains.

Learn more here. 

LiveEO

Country: Germany

LiveEO uses satellite technology to monitor large infrastructure networks globally. Within the framework of the initiative, they provide analytics based on satellite data to support NGOs and other humanitarian actors in detecting the location and assessing the extent of damages to infrastructure induced by the war in Ukraine.

Learn more here. 

Super Resolution for Climate Crisis Context

Country: Austria

The goal is to provide data-driven insights and critical information about the scope and severity of environmental damage in conflicts in order to better understand conflict-driven environmental damage. This project will use geospatial analysis through earth observation (EO) to inform post-war/conflict assessments and environmental impacts that can translate into decision-making, humanitarian response and reconstruction efforts needed for environmental damage control.

Learn more here. 

Digifarm

Country: Norway

The app developed the highest accuracy model for automatically detecting field boundaries and seeded acres in-season (current growth season) based on a super-resolution model of Sentinel-2 at 1m per pixel. Subsequently, the ability to detect seeded acres for the Ukrainian agricultural season of 2022 is critical for assessing global food supply and production. Additionally, accurate field boundaries and seeded acres is the fundamental and required layer of Crop classification and yield-forecast.

Learn more here. 

European Space Imaging

Country: Germany

Supplier to the remote sensing industry, currently offering the highest spatial resolution imagery currently commercially available to customers in Europe, North Africa and CIS countries. They provide access to the archive Imagery and to the new collections that could be an imminent help for damage assessment and reconstruction measures.

Learn more here. 

The Apps: Safe, timely and accurate Navigation for Population migration.

GINASystem

Country: Czech Republic

​​​GINA Software is a provider of safety and security management system called GINA. It combines vehicle and personal tracking, mapping, security reporting and analysis, task management with situational awareness tools. Thanks to strong focus on humanitarian operations in hostile environment it is an ideal tool to improve staff security.

Learn more here. 

Nemi

Country: Spain

​​​​Nemi fosters public transport in low-density areas by providing a software solution that enables flexible bus services. Totally flexible and adaptable to all types of operating models, designed to incorporate public administration's requirements and intended for local administrations, transport authorities and public transport operators. Special importance in managing refugees' transport operations.

Learn more here. 

WaveOut

Country: Austria

​​​​WaveOut is an audio augmented reality navigation app where people can go anywhere simply by listening. Anyone can go anywhere without looking at the screen. Just listen and follow a 3D sound until the destination. With a regular app, you only need to look at the map and understand where to walk on the street or listen to turn-by-turn instructions which can be confusing. With waveOut, virtual waypoints are at real locations, outdoors. With headphones, you can hear and follow the sound waypoints just like if a friend calls from across the street.

Learn more here. 

 

The NGOs are listed on the basis of elements known to EUSPA1 and a subjective evaluation of the known characteristics of the applications.

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NGOs

Helpers

NGOs

Cruz Roja

Country: Spain

Spanish Red Cross has not stopped working in the almost eight years of conflict in the Donbas region of Ukraine. With the conflict escalating, our priority is to serve the civilian population affected by the conflict in Ukraine and the displaced people who have been forced to leave their homes and cross borders with other countries. Red Cross across Europe is turning to care for the more than 18 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Spanish Red Cross supports the humanitarian services of the Red Cross in Ukraine and neighboring countries and welcomes people who arrive in Spain from Ukraine.

Learn more here. 

People In Need

Country: Czech Republic

PeopleInneed is working in Ukraine, delivering emergency assistance to the war affected areas – mainly food, water, hygiene kits. PeopleInnnedd assists people displaced within Ukraine through equipping refugee centers, as well through cash assistance to vulnerable people, assisting refugees with material, legal and psychosocial aid, as well as with the integration to education, housing and labour market. In addition, in Czech Republic PeopleInneed is assisting refugees with material, legal and psychosocial aid, as well as with the integration to education, housing and labour market.

Learn more here. 

Helpcode

Country: Italy

Helpcode works on these areas of intervention: education, water and sanitation, emergencies, nutrition and agriculture, gender equality and child protection. In particular, Helpcode supports education and training for children with innovative, practical solutions that improve their physical and mental wellbeing. They work all over the world, in emergency situations and on an everyday basis.

Learn more here. 

United for U (U4U)

Country: Switzerland

United for U (U4U) is an International humanitarian NGO, offering help to people in emergencies. Registered as a non-profit association in Switzerland, with a branch in France and activities in many European countries, their current focus is the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine but their mandate is broad. U4U has been on the Ground from Day One, finding emergency accommodation to arriving refugees, responding to critical needs for food, medical, mental and administrative support, as well as creating essential cultural and linguistic links between refugees and the host society.

Learn more here. 

Red Cross Ukranian

Country: Ukraine

Ukrainian Red Cross is the largest Ukrainian humanitarian organization. Main activities are assistance to victims of emergencies, assistance to internally displaced persons, search services, first aid, among others. In particular, since the start of the full-scale war, the Ukrainian Red Cross sent to the regions of Ukraine over 5,418 tonnes of humanitarian cargo. Every day the staff and volunteers in logistical centres receive, sort, assemble, and send to the regions hundreds of tonnes of cargo containing food, hygienic products, medicines, water, bed linen and other essentials.

Learn more here. 

Enlightening Initiative

Country: Ukraine

Enlightening Initiative is a Non-Government Youth NGO created with the aim of empowering youth ukrainian with ICT tools, Artificial Intelligence and business plans to improve any gender employability and promote the socio-economic ecosystem. Over the past months, Enlightening has been working on the development of ChatBot to assist the charitable organization in logistic deliveries; providing humanitarian support in kind of materials and medicine; fundraising with American Universities, and creating a partnership with a consolidated international no-profit humanitarian organization to scale our impact for displaced people in need. Currently, we are developing a metaverse physiological tool with European researchers for assisting children and their mothers that suffer from post-traumatic disorder, awarded by Cruciable Initiative which is sponsored by European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities.

Learn more here. 

Helpers

Web2Learn

Web2learn is a e-learning company that believes in the potential of social and open technologies for the benefit of education, training and social inclusion. A team of experts qualified in the development and management of digital solutions for open and social learning. Web2learn works in environment and pollution solutions, and on citizen-driven cultural heritage conservation and preservation, as well.

Learn more here. 

Techukraine

Country: Ukraine

TechUkraine is a new platform focused on supporting Ukraine’s fast-growing tech ecosystem. It will be driving the cooperation of ecosystem leaders, government officials, business partners and donors to further support Tech and to spread the word. TechUkraine’s program will focus on sharing knowledge about the startup ecosystem, creating new platforms in the ecosystem and connecting Ukrainian top startups with global cities, international investors and programs by numerous platform. Their key objective is to unite stakeholders, attract resources, knowledge and skills and jointly create the biggest Tech Hub in Eastern Europe. Techukraine supports Ukraine Chapter on the portal TechUkraine.org, a platform to connect and empower the Ukrainian Tech Ecosystem and scale it globally.

Learn more here. 

Giselle Villegas Bourgoing

Country: Italy

ius.cosmos is an educational platform that looks to help students and professionals around the world, especially in underdeveloped countries, learn about space law and the peaceful uses of outer space. We are looking to educate about how can outer space technology help the current Ukrainian situation. They higlight the importance of outer space exploration for the development of space strategies worldwide to assist the situation in Ukraine.

Learn more here. 

AVSI

Country: Italy

AVSI implements development and humanitarian aid projects in 38 countries, including Italy. Their vision is to work for a world where the person is the protagonist of his or her own integral development and that of his or her community, even in crisis and emergency contexts. Digitalization is a crucial component in most oftheir projects, in terms of monitoring and implementing actions.

Learn more here. 

ITF Enhancing Human Security

Country: Slovenia

ITF has been present in Ukraine since 2014, tackling areas of victims assistance, psychosocial and medical rehabilitation and capacity building. At this moment, ITF is preparing the project “Food assistance for persons, refugees and families in Ukraine” which are greatly impacted by the ongoing hostilities in the country. In terms of the current assistance for Ukraine due to the ongoing armed conflict, ITF is planning the following activities: the psychosocial rehabilitation of Ukrainian refugees in Slovenia at the Slovenian coast, in cooperation with the Youth and Health Resort Debeli rtič of Slovenian Red Cross, the implementation of the project ‘Ukrainian refugees in Moldova’, the assistance by supplying medicines for children and their mothers and the organization of daily activities for children.

Learn more here. 

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION "EUROSTRATEGY"

Country: Ukraine

EUROSTRATEGY has been working since 2015 and all this time their activities have been aimed at improving the quality of life of citizens by combining the efforts of non-governmental, non-political, socially oriented regional and international public associations and charitable organizations. Over the past 4 years, we have been working on the development of the social crowdfunding platform sip-starter.com, which helps in the implementation of socially significant projects in various areas. EUROSTRATEGY has opened a humanitarian project "Port of Hope" within which we meet the needs of migrants, families with children and the elderly. As part of this project, they have the opportunity to receive humanitarian aid from other countries.

Learn more here. 

AgiLawyer Society

Country: Czech Republic

AgiLawyer Society is an NGO involving experts from various fields, such as marketing, business development, legal, IT, etc. Their main goal is to educate and help wherever and whenever possible and their first non-profit project is UA.SUPPORT Linking help to Ukrainian refugees. Agilawyer Society believes that when people collaborate and technology helps them, they achieve incredible things. In response to the current legal challenges of refugees and those impacted by the war, they have created a platform where volunteer lawyers across the globe can collaborate and link their offers of help with those in need.

Learn more here. 

Ukrainian Aerospace Supercluster

Country: Ukraine

Ukrainian Aerospace Supercluster is an association of the leading Ukrainian regional space clusters that have a combined membership base of well above 150 academic and public institutions as well as businesses that are leaders in various segments of aerospace industry, including the design and production of rocket-space systems, space facilities testing and management, orbital telecommunications and earth observation.

Learn more here. 

 

The Data Providers are listed on the basis of elements known to EUSPA1 and a subjective evaluation of the known characteristics of the applications.

About EUSPA 

About the EU Space Programme 

Eurogeographics

Country: Belgium

EuroGeographics is an independent international not-for-profit organisation representing Europe’s National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registration Authorities. In particular, Eurogeographics offers geospatial data relevant for both, innovators/application developers and NGOs/Helpers:

  • National mapping / cadastral data - Their members all have national geoportals or cadastral portals. You can access their geoportals from our members page
  • Open Maps for Europe – as part of a CEF funded project Eurogeographics have opened up some of our pan European mapping data and this can be either downloaded or consumed from this site

Learn more here. 

SERCO

Country: Italy

ONDA DIAS bridges the exhaustiveness of the EC sentinels products with cloud based elements to ease the access and exploitation of the data. In the framework of Emergency management, the platform provides the tools to generate cartographic products, contributing to maintain humanitarian stakeholders informed about the situation on the ground. Coupled with Copernicus satellite data, ONDA DIAS enriches its offer with VHR data. All these data allow ONDA users to generate large-scale products for an overview vision, in particular on IDP camps extension, or, precise-scale cartographic products for a contextual analysis with additional information (IDP Camp structure with medical center, drinking water stand pipe…). To ease the adoption of cloud based EO platforms, SERCO developed specific training (ONDA4Education) and trial periods. Such programs are available to Humanitarian actors to reduce the technical barriers. increase the confidence with this technology and secure the production of Value added information adapted to the relief’s operational chains.

Learn more here. 

ICEYE - Persistent monitoring

Country: Finland

ICEYE delivers unmatched persistent monitoring capabilities for any location on earth. Owning the world’s largest synthetic-aperture radar constellation, the company enables objective, data-driven decisions for its customers in sectors such as insurance, natural catastrophe response and recovery, security, maritime monitoring and finance. ICEYE’s data can be collected day or night, and even through cloud cover.

Learn more here. 

European Space Imaging

Country: Germany

Supplier to the remote sensing industry, currently offering the highest spatial resolution imagery currently commercially available to customers in Europe, North Africa and CIS countries. They provide access to the archive Imagery and to the new collections that could be an imminent help for damage assessment and reconstruction measures. Utilising their multi-mission ground station at the German Aerospace Center, the team of geospatial experts are able to bring together unique partnerships, innovative techniques and tailored services to achieve results for any project.

Learn more here. 

CloudFerro

Country: Poland

The CloudFerro provides processing capabilities to support Ukrainian and international authorities in assessing environmental impact and damages induced by the war in Ukraine. The data repository will consist of core data sets which will be available to end-users to allow for a versatile environmental analyses. Results of conducted research together with generated products will be also stored within the repository to further facilitate the consecutive studies. The granting system is foreseen for computing grants with special privileges for Ukrainian researches.

Learn more here. 

 

 

1. EUSPA disclaims any responsibility concerning the completeness of the list, possible omissions, the actual fitness for use of the listed applications, the possible breach of third parties’ rights arising from the use of the listed applications.

Updated: Jun 24, 2022