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EUSPA welcomes excited delegates of the SME Assembly 2022

06 December 2022
Featuring high-level panels and interviews, expert round tables, interactive workshops and numerous networking opportunities this year’s SME Assembly had a flavour of EU Space.

Our doors are open on 9-10 December, so visit us and explore the EU Space Programme!

05 December 2022
The EU Agency for the Space Programme will hold its annual Open Days from 9 – 10 December at EUSPA Headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic.

La Réunion EU MEOLUT, a cornerstone new infrastructure for SAR Galileo delivery in the Indian Ocean

05 December 2022
A new SAR Galileo MEOLUT Facility installed in the Indian Ocean Réunion island has successfully met the operational, performance and functional requirements required to be commissioned into the Cospas-Sarsat System and started the distribution of MEOSAR distress alerts to the French Mission Control Centre (FMCC) on 18 November. Precisely on the same day, the very first Return Link Service distress alert was recorded by Galileo coming from a boat skunk 2000km offshore of the newly deployed Galileo MEOLUT.

The new IRISS Constellation will be beneficial to EU citizens in several ways, find out 5 of them!

29 November 2022
After the negotiations between the European Parliament, Council and Commission, the European Union welcomes its new Infrastructure for Resilience, Interconnection & Security by Satellites or IRISS.

6 ways your financial well-being starts with space

28 November 2022
From helping financial institutions make more sustainable investment decisions to evaluating claims from the sky, EU Space is set to have a big impact on the insurance and finance sectors. Here are six ways that it’s already happening.

EGNOS upgrade getting ready to improve performance and elevate the user experience

22 November 2022
The EGNOS V242B system upgrade incorporates advanced data processing functionalities to increase service resilience against peak solar activity and ionosphere phenomena.
EGNOS Satellite orbiting

Kicking-off the festive season with EUSPA Open Days 2022!

15 November 2022
EUSPA Open Days are back on track! Taking place between December 8 and 10, everybody will have the unique opportunity to enter the Agency and get an insider’s look at the EU Space Programme, its services, and the people behind it all.
EUSPA Open Days is a two-day, walk-through, immersive experience that will introduce visitors to the EU Space Programme as well the agency's mission.

Attention all GNSS signal simulator manufacturers

10 November 2022
To help GNSS signal simulator manufacturers keep their products up to date, the EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA), together with the European Commission and the EU Joint Research Centre, is organising an online forum on 13 December 2022.
To bridge the gap between chipset and receiver manufacturers and GNSS simulator manufacturers, EUSPA is holding a dedicated GNSS Simulator Manufacturers Forum on 13 December.

Second Horizon Europe call seeks to develop innovative space downstream applications

09 November 2022
With an overall budget of EUR 48.1 million, the latest Horizon Europe call aims to support innovative downstream applications that utilise Galileo, EGNOS, Copernicus and, for the first time, GOVSATCOM.
The second Horizon Europe call is officially open for submissions! With an overall budget of EUR 48.1 million, the call looks to support the development of innovative downstream applications that leverage the data and services offered by the EU Space Programme.

ENTRUSTED consortium representatives discuss the next GOVSATCOM phase in Prague

04 November 2022
The ENTRUSTED consortium, composed of 25 EU governmental actors, convened today at the EUSPA Prague headquarters to consolidate the first user baseline for GOVSATCOM.
ENTRUSTED is a research project in the area of secure satellite communications (SatCom) for EU governmental actors.

Protecting coastal regions starts with space

03 November 2022
The answer to maintaining a healthy balance between protecting biodiversity and economic activity could be found through space.
This image, acquired by one of the Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellites on 17 April 2022, shows the Hamburg Wadden Sea National Park, particularly the islands of Neuwerk, Scharhörn and Nigehörn within its perimeter.

Faster and more robust: three I/NAV improvements to upgrade the Galileo Open Service

27 October 2022
As part of EUSPA’s continuous enhancement of the Galileo Open Service, three new features involving the I/NAV message will boost performance in terms of robustness, timeliness and service continuity.
I/NAV improvements are part of EUSPA’s continuous improvement of the Galileo Open Service

We want to hear from end users like you: the EGNOS and Galileo Survey is now open

24 October 2022
Help shape the future of EU satellite navigation by taking our annual EGNOS and Galileo User Satisfaction Surveys.
Galileo and EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey is now open! This is your chance to tell us what you think about these programmes and share your thoughts on how we can make the services they provide even better.

EU Space to play a pivotal role in the European Critical Raw Materials Act

17 October 2022
The raw materials sector depends on GNSS and Earth Observation for everything from surveying mining sites to accessing remote areas and enabling the safe operation of heavy machinery.
EU Space is set to play a bigger role in the raw materials sector, becoming a key enabler in achieving the rare earth independence envisioned by the new European Critical Raw Materials Act.

EUSPA launches the #myEUspace competition 2022

14 October 2022
To encourage entrepreneurs to develop innovative commercial applications that leverage data coming from the EU Space Programme, the #myEUspace competition is putting a pool prize of nearly EUR 1 million in cash on the table!
EUSPA is looking to support the development of innovative commercial applications that leverage data coming from the EU Space Programme.