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Tajani: Space boosts European jobs and growth

07 February 2013
Europe’s Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus space programmes are proving their value in rejuvenating the EU economy and creating jobs. That was the message delivered by Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission to a high-level conference on EU space policy where he also called for continuing budgetary support for the space sector.

ESNC University Challenge: Sponsors win too!

06 February 2013
The University Challenge prize is one of the highlights of the prestigious annual European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC). This special prize rewards innovative ideas emerging from Europe’s universities. For 2013, the prize is looking to recruit new sponsors. This could be your opportunity to support our next generation of GNSS entrepreneurs and promote your organisation in a dynamic sector.

British space sector looks forward to Galileo

31 January 2013
The space industry in the United Kingdom is one of the most advanced in the world, and it is seizing the opportunities offered by GNSS technologies. At the December 3-5 European Space Solutions (ESS) conference in London, leading figures hailed Galileo for the accuracy and reliability it promises.

All you need to know about GNSS!

29 January 2013
The GENIUS FP7 project is launching in Prague its ambitious professional GNSS training programme with a tutorial on the Fundamentals of GNSS in early March. The free, three-day course covers all the essentials that any professional involved in the satellite navigation and positioning sector needs to know.

Milan’s Linate Airport takes up EGNOS

14 January 2013
Linate in Milan has become the biggest airport yet to provide operators with satellite-based EGNOS navigation services.

London highlights satellite benefits for shipping and farming

12 January 2013
Shipping and farming might not appear to have much in common, but both sectors are exploiting satellite technologies, and are looking forward to the new opportunities offered by the European GNSS programmes EGNOS and Galileo. At the European Space Solutions (ESS) conference in London on December 4, experts in the fields outlined how satellites are making their work easier.

Experts hail satellite aid for aviation

11 January 2013
At the European Space Solutions (ESS) conference in London on Tuesday, December 4, experts in different aviation fields offered various perspectives on how the new services are changing the sector.

Road and rail looking ahead to new satellite opportunities

10 January 2013
New satellite services will make driving easier and make rail travel more efficient, according to officials and business leaders at the European Space Solutions conference in London on December 5

Brussels conference to debate EU space policy

09 January 2013
Policy-makers, industry leaders, scientists and civil society representatives will gather in Brussels on 29-30 January for the fifth high-level conference on EU space policy.

London’s European Space Expo showcases apps for disabled

18 December 2012
Satellite applications are being increasing used to help disabled people in a variety of ways. Some pioneering ideas were on display at the European Space Expo in London

Tajani hails Galileo opportunities at London space conference

17 December 2012
The Galileo satellite system will transform everyday lives in ways we cannot yet imagine, Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani told the European Space Solutions (ESS) conference in London.

Galileo Security Centre making progress

21 November 2012
Security is an important feature of the Galileo programme. On 16 November officials and the press visited the site of the Galileo Security Monitoring Centre (GSMC) in Saint Germain en Laye to the west of Paris where construction is now underway. The visit was organised by the French Space Agency (CNES) who is hosting this essential infrastructure for Galileo.

EGNOS and Galileo road applications attract interest at Vienna ITS

16 November 2012
An array of innovative technologies for intelligent transport systems (ITS) using satellite systems were presented at the Vienna ITS World Congress

Kallas hails ITS at Vienna Congress

15 November 2012
Intelligent transport systems – using satellite applications and other information technologies – could help resolve some of Europe’s many transport challenges, from congestion to climate change, European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas told the Vienna ITS

Sound idea wins EGNOS prize at ESNC 2012

14 November 2012
An idea to help vision impaired people navigate using sound cues and augmented satellite navigation signals has won the GSA Special Topic Prize at the ninth European Satellite Navigation Competition that took place in Munich on 25 October. The technology could also help the emergency services cope with low visibility environments.