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EUSPA: the gatekeeper to a secure EU Space Programme

EUSPA: the gatekeeper to a secure EU Space Programme

21 April 2022
Speaking at CYSAT, EUSPA highlighted how its security apparatus helps protect the space-based data we depend on against malicious cyberattacks.
The GNSS Task Force Meeting brings stakeholders together to discuss experience around raw measurement use.

GNSS Raw Measurements Task Force Meeting: Registration now open!

13 April 2022
The GNSS Task Force Meeting brings stakeholders together to discuss experience around raw measurement use.
Each AMBici bike will be equipped with a Galileo-enabled GNSS receiver.

Galileo positions e-bike sharing programme as a game changer in urban mobility

12 April 2022
A new electric bike sharing programme in the Barcelona metropolitan area will use Galileo’s highly accurate positioning and timing information.
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How the EU Space Programme helps address the new challenges of a changing Arctic

08 April 2022
Polar regions are faced with emerging challenges. Climate change is affecting the entire globe, but it is especially pronounced at the poles. With an integrated EU Space Programme in place, Europe has the capacity to better understand the challenges the Arctic Circle is confronted with, shape new mitigating policies and develop the necessary tools to fight climate change.
The Galileo SAR reached new heights with a record-breaking location accuracy performance of 98.12% below 2km. The EU constellation is the biggest contributor to the Cospas-Sarsat MEOSAR system.

EUSPA celebrates “406Day”, the International Search and Rescue Beacon Day by lifting the veil on new life-saving features.

06 April 2022
Beacon Awareness Day (#406Day) is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing work carried out by Search and Rescue teams across the globe that risk their lives daily to save people in distress. It also aims to remind the owners of Search and Rescue beacons of the need to register their beacons and test them regularly.
EUSPA launched earlier in 2020 this Horizon Europe call to transform the digital economy, increase the Union’s resilience and support the Green Deal.

Space-based solutions set to address some of today’s most pressing challenges

04 April 2022
Having received 50 proposals, the first Horizon Europe call is set to turn space technologies like Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus into innovative applications and solutions.
Data from the EU Space Programme are provided freely to users around the globe.

Save the date: EUSpace4Ukraine humanitarian help webinar on 12 April

30 March 2022
EUSPA to mobilise the EU Space innovation community and provide solutions to enhance humanitarian support for the Ukrainian people.
With a prize pool of € 1 million and over 50 awards up for grabs, #myEUspace competition - part of the European Commission Cassini initiative will help innovators develop and market  disruptive, space-based commercial solutions to respond to emerging societal needs!

43 innovative space-based solutions shortlisted in the #myEUspace competition

28 March 2022
With over EUR 1 million in prize money on the line, #myEUspace is one of the biggest competitions ever organised by EUSPA.
The deadline for the procurement on “GRC Infrastructure evolution, nominal operations support, and maintenance’’ is on April 11 23:59 CET.

Deadline for Galileo Reference Centre procurement approaching

23 March 2022
The EU Agency for the Space Programme organised a workshop to familiarise applicants with the mission of the Galileo Reference Centre (GRC), the procurement documentation and the submission process. The workshop met with success and generated a series of questions that we have answered for you!
Both Copernicus, for EO, and Galileo, for GNSS, are also being used to support Europe’s growing aquaculture sector.

The world has a water problem, and space may have a solution

22 March 2022
It’s World Water Day – the perfect occasion to take look at how Earth Observation and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are being used to help manage the world’s water crisis.
The event will be held live at EUSPA’s headquarters in Prague, as well as online. Attendance is free, but registration is required.

The best time to invest in space – EUSPA launches info session for fund managers

18 March 2022
EUSPA is organizing, in cooperation with EC, ESA and EIF a series of events aimed at providing venture capital and private equity fund managers with market intelligence they need to successfully invest in space. The first workshop takes place 28 March from 14:00 – 17:00 CET and will focus on how European space technology can be used for construction and infrastructure projects.
BroadGNSS is a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) project which will procure Innovation activity for Applications, Synchronisation and Monitoring of Critical Mobile Broadband Communication Infrastructure and Information Assets for Public Protection and Disaster Recovery (PPDR) Operations.

BroadGNSS Request for Tender now open, deadline is 2 May 2022

18 March 2022
BroadGNSS, the Pre-Commercial Procurement action funded by the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA), moves into the Request for Tender phase.
The report sets out recommendations to support the EU’s future competitiveness in the GNSS downstream market. These recommendations include the need to mobilise significant investment envelopes through tailored instruments, supported by technical capacity building activities towards fund managers

Investing in GNSS is key to European competitiveness

17 March 2022
Through investment opportunities, market intelligence and business support, EUSPA plays an important role in ensuring Europe keeps its competitive position in the fast-growing, global GNSS downstream market.
Galileo-supported E112 will result in faster response times and more lives saved

As of 17 March 2022, all smartphones placed in the European Single Market should be leveraging Galileo signals

17 March 2022
As of 17 March 2022, all smartphones placed in the European single market should be leveraging Galileo signals, in addition to other Global Navigation Satellite Systems. The addition of the EU positioning system to enhance the 112-calls location will result in faster response times and consequently, more lives saved.
The #myEUSpace competition is part of the of the European Commission’s CASSINI initiative to support entrepreneurship in space-related businesses across the EU

CASSINI Hackathon VOL 3: (Re)Visit Europe with help from the EU Space Programme

15 March 2022
The CASSINI Hackathons and Mentoring, initiated by the European Union is a series of six hackathons aimed to tackle global challenges using services and data from the EU Space Programme. In its third edition, this hackathon provides access to European space data and services from Copernicus, Galileo, and EGNOS to help participants take on various challenges and uplift Europe’s tourism industry.