Press Releases

17 July 2020

The European GNSS Agency (GSA), the operational agency of the European Commission for Galileo and EGNOS, is launching its MyGalileoDrone competition on July 17. This contest is targeting the design and development of drone-based applications or services, using a Galileo-enabled receiver, that address the EU’s key priorities such as the Green Deal, and support the EU Recovery Plan for Europe. Initial ideas should be submitted by 31 August. A wide participation from all Member States is expected.

Press Backgrounder

MyGalileoDrone in a Nutshell

08 July 2020

The European GNSS Agency, the operational arm of the European Commission for the EU Space Programme, is on the hunt for forward thinking graphic designers and visual artists from across the EU to craft its new EUSPA logo. Five finalists, one winner and up to €15k! Ready to break the mould? Proposals should be submitted by 14 August 2020.

04 May 2020

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) in collaboration with the European Commission has launched the “Galileo Green Lane” App, to facilitate the free movement of freight, reduce waiting times at EU borders and prioritize the transport of essential goods during the current COVID-19 pandemic. By clicking on the following links you can find the Press Release, the Press Backgrounder and the Galileo Green Lane Image Gallery

Pour la version française: L’application Galileo Green Lane, faite pour réduire la pression au niveau des frontières intérieures de l’Union européenne

Česká verze se nachází zde: Galileo Green Lane – zmírňování tlaku na vnitřních hranicích EU

μπορείτε να διαβάσετε το δελτίο τύπου στα ελληνικά εδώ: Ευκολότερη διέλευση στα εσωτερικά σύνορα της ΕΕ με την εφαρμογή ‘’Galileo Green Lane App’’ 

Polska wersja: Galileo Green Lane – usprawnienie ruchu towarowego na granicach wewnętrznych UE

En español: Galileo Green Lane – Aliviando la presión en las fronteras internas de la UE

Magyar nyelven: Galileo Green Lane – az EU belső határaira nehezedő nyomás csökkentése

Auf Deutsch: Galileo Green Lane – Entlastung an den EU-Binnengrenzen

In limba romana: „Galileo Green Lane” – reducerea presiunii la frontierele interne ale UE

In italiano: Galileo Green Lane - alleviare la pressione sulle frontiere interne dell'UE

18 March 2020

The competition will promote the use of GNSS and Earth observation in European and African agriculture. 

The European GNSS Agency (GSA), the agency of the European Union (EU) managing Europe’s satellite navigation systems, EGNOS and Galileo, today announced the return of the Farming by Satellite Prize. Registration is now open for young innovators to explore the use of satellite technologies in agriculture to enable sustainable farming practices, improve efficiency and reduce the environmental impact. The Farming by Satellite Prize is a joint initiative with the European Environmental Agency (EEA), the agency of the EU providing independent information on the environment to decision makers and the public. The EEA also manages the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service and cross-service In Situ co-ordination.

18 February 2020

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and SuperHalfs are delighted to announce that Galileo – the European Union’s global navigation satellite system - has thrown its support behind the international half marathon series and will become the Presenting Partner. The news comes as thousands prepare to plot their running journey across the continent. 

14 February 2020

Paris, 14 February, 2020 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that the GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), a hosted payload aboard its EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite, has successfully entered into service.

13 February 2020

Paris, le 13 février 2020 - Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris : ETL) annonce avoir réussi la mise en service de la charge utile GEO-3 du Service européen de navigation par recouvrement géostationnaire (EGNOS), embarquée à bord du satellite EUTELSAT 5 West B.

27 November 2019

The University of Technology of Compiègne, France, has hosted a live demonstration of the first autonomous vehicle powered by Galileo. As part of this demonstration, a Renault ZOE electric car has been autonomously driven on tracks and on public roads in a world first for the Galileo programme.

27 November 2019

La démonstration du premier véhicule autonome utilisant Galileo s’est déroulée aujourd’hui à l'université de technologie de Compiègne, en France. Une voiture électrique Renault ZOE a été conduite de manière autonome sur piste et sur route, une première mondiale pour le système Galileo.

08 November 2019

The winners of this year’s MyGalileoApp competition have been announced at a ceremony held at the European GNSS Agency (GSA) headquarters in Prague on November 7. First prize of EUR 100,000 went to ARGEO, a mobile app based on geolocation, augmented reality and blockchain that allows users to discover content such as prizes, coupons and shopping cards geo-located around the streets of a city.