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UCP 2023: 8 industries meet to discuss Earth Observation, GNSS and Satcom trends and developments

26 October 2023
The User Consultation Platform UCP) is a one-of-a kind networking opportunity that gives the entire space ecosystem and users from all sectors the voice to express their needs and shape the space services and data, boosting business that benefit from all Space Components. This year the UCP will be held in Sevilla, as part of the EU Space Week 2023.
The User Consultation Platform 2023 brings together actors from 8 industries to discuss their needs for applications relying on Earth Observation, satnav and satcom.

10 ways EU Space helps fight global hunger

19 October 2023
In the fight against food insecurity, EU Space has proven to be a helpful ally.
As the world puts the spotlight on the importance of sustainable food systems and combating global hunger, we look at how EUSpace has become a proven ally in the fight against food insecurity

After upgrading the constellation, EUSPA re-opens the call for INAV improvements testing

17 October 2023
For a second time, the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) is re-opening a testing campaign for INAV improvements implementation and hereby invites external stakeholders to express their interest in participating in such testing campaign.
The present European GNSS (Galileo) Open Service Signal-In-Space Interface Control Document (OS SIS ICD) Issue 2.0 contains publicly available information on the Galileo Signal-In-Space.

Improving rail operations in Europe requires teamwork and access to space data

12 October 2023
Data and services coming from the EU’s positioning systems Galileo/EGNOS and Copernicus have the potential to transform the rail industry and speed up ERTMS completion. In the future, rail operators could also be able to utilise satcom or high-speed internet provided by the new multiorbital constellation, IRIS2.
EU top rail stakeholders gather in Madrid to discuss how space can level up train operations and safety.

EUSpace4Ukraine Demonstrator Day: Enhancing Humanitarian Support for Ukrainian People

09 October 2023
The EUSpace4Ukraine Demonstrator Day showcased EU Space technology's potential in enhancing humanitarian aid.
The EUSpace4Ukraine Demo Day showcased EU Space technology's potential in enhancing humanitarian aid

Breaking into space entrepreneurship with "Cassini Challenges"

06 October 2023
Space is more than Mars landings. It’s about creating solutions that make a positive impact on the economy or help us green our planet.
The Cassini Challenge (formerly known as #myeuspace competition) is the one stop shop for both experienced and inexperienced innovators who want to break into the space industry!

Uno, dos, tres… Registrations for EU Space Week are open!

03 October 2023
The registrations for the EU Space Week 2023 are officially open! Join us in Sevilla and online from the 7th to 9th of November 2023.
The registration for the EU Space Week 2023 go live!

Reinforcing European space autonomy with the EU Space Information Sharing Centre (ISAC)

02 October 2023
The Directorate General for Defense Industry and Space and EUSPA launch a call for expression of interest the EU Space Information Sharing Centre (ISAC). This network-based information sharing platform will contribute to the security and resilience of EU-owned space systems and their supply chain.
The EU Space ISAC will be membership-driven organisation, engaging industry, public sector institutions and academia.

ASGARD: The ultimate response to maritime spoofing attacks

29 September 2023
The global shipping industry, the backbone of the world economy, is particularly vulnerable to a range of security threats. One of those threats is GNSS spoofing.
The global shipping industry, the backbone of the world economy, is particularly vulnerable to a range of security threats. One of those threats is GNSS spoofing.

Linking #EUSpace to governmental user needs

27 September 2023
Space capabilities are a strategic asset for the Union and its Member States. Recent geopolitical tensions at the borders of our continent have only highlighted the need for secure, robust and uninterrupted satellite communication, navigation and Earth Observation services. Thanks to the EU Space Programme, governmental actors across the EU27 have non-stop access to a wide array of services.
European Union, Copernicus Sentinel-2 imagery: Helsinki covered in snow, Finland, February 2022

New procurement to support EUSPA Quality, Programme Oversight and Information Security

27 September 2023
EUSPA published a new public procurement to get support for maintaining its Quality Management System, implement Oversight of the EU Space Programme, and explore the adoption of international standards for information security policies. A dedicated workshop is taking place on October 2nd, 2023.
EUSPA published a new public procurement to help achieve its objectives as they are defined in the Agency’s Quality and Oversight Policies. A dedicated workshop is taking place on October 2nd, 2023.

Copernicus services supports Global Pharmaceuticals

26 September 2023
The impact of climate change on triggering asthma attacks is being analysed.
The global pharmaceutical company Teva is investigating the correlation between wildfire air pollution and asthma triggers with the aid of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS)The impact of climate change on triggering asthma attacks is being analysed

Let’s fly – with EU Space

26 September 2023
Airspace Integration Week Madrid is happening 25 – 28 September and EUSPA will be there highlighting the essential role that the entire EU Space Programme – including Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus – plays in enabling a safe, sustainable and efficient aviation sector, as well as SST supporting access to space
Airspace Integration Week Madrid is happening 25 – 28 September and EUSPA will be there highlighting the essential role of the entire EU Space Programme

Empowering Security: The European Union Space Programme and EUSPA’s role in advancing resilience and innovation

24 September 2023
The European Union Space Programme is pivotal for enhancing security applications, research, and innovation. The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) plays an active role in capturing security user needs that drive innovative projects, through its expanding Horizon Europe portfolio. Fostering security and readiness remains vital for a safer future, with EUSPA at the forefront.
The EU Space Programme serves as a cornerstone for various security applications thanks to its various components

EUSPA: The partner of choice for space-based entrepreneurs

15 September 2023
By supporting initiatives like the 6th CASSINI Hackathon and providing market intelligence and funding opportunities, EUSPA plays a key role in developing a competitive space industry.
EUSPA has become the partner of choice for Europe’s space-based entrepreneurs by supporting initiatives like the 6th CASSINI Hackathon.