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The winning idea will help farmers reduce water waste and improve fertilisation practices
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Graniot, a team from Spain, has won this year’s 1st Farming by Satellite Prize. The winning team developed a web application that uses European satellite technologies to help agronomists and farmers monitor crops, reduce water waste and avoid poor fertilisation practices. The Farming by Satellite Prize promotes the use of GNSS and Earth...
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to shape the future of EU Space
Monday, November 30, 2020
The 3rd edition of the User Consultation Platform (UCP) for the European Space Programme will take place on 1-2 December, ahead of European Space Week 2020. This is a unique opportunity for the rapidly expanding community of space tech users to inform the organisations and institutions that oversee the programme of their experience and...
With more than 80 submissions from across Europe and Africa, received, 18 pre-selected teams participated in the Deep Dive Phase, presenting their innovations in pitch deck format.
Monday, November 30, 2020
Eight teams have been selected for the Grand Finale of the 5th Farming by Satellite Prize, which aims to promote the use of EGNSS and Earth Observation in sustainable agriculture in Europe and Africa. This year, the competition has challenged teams from across Europe and Africa to use Satellite Technologies to improve...
EUROPEAN SPACE WEEK ONLINE EDITION
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Before the end of the year, there is one more opportunity to learn, exchange and network with EU Space leaders and innovators: we are pleased to announce the EGNOS SERVICE STATUS SESSION 2020, the annual meeting for EGNOS stakeholders, decision-makers, industry and users, as well as application developers. This year, the EGNOS meeting...
EGNOS Autumn 20’ Bulletin release
Friday, November 20, 2020
The EGNOS Autumn Bulletin edition is now available with the latest and most interesting contributions on EGNOS implementation in different sectors such as aviation, agriculture and maritime. This edition also includes the presentation of new examples of EGNOS implementation success stories, of companies such as Finnair and their...
Central Pivot Irrigation system supported by EGNOS
Friday, November 6, 2020
Trigger Systems is a Portuguese start-up founded in 2017. They design the software and manufacture the hardware to automate weather-based precision predictive irrigation. One of its uniquenesses is the virtual sensor probes, relieving costs with infrastructure, while improving accuracy and feedback to its intelligent controller. The...
Farmer from The Walloon Agricultural Research Centre using EGNOS
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
The Walloon Agricultural Research Centre (CRA-W) is a Public Interest Organization which brings together scientific research, service and support functions to Walloon farmers, stockbreeders, horticulturists, forestry producers and operators in the agri-food sector. The main research activities of CRA-W are focused on...
The User Consultation Platform (UCP) is a biennial event involving a wide range of users from 12 different market segments.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The EU Space Programme is evolving and so are the needs and requirements of its user community. The 3rd edition of the User Consultation Platform (UCP) will be held on 1-2 December 2020 as part of the preparatory phase of the 2020 European Space Week. The Consultation is open to user communities, industries, service providers and R&D...
The full GNSS User Technology Report 2020 is available for download
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has just released its latest GNSS User Technology Report, providing a comprehensive analysis of latest GNSS trends and developments. With four Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) available and more than 100 satellites in operation broadcasting multiple frequencies, the GNSS industry is shifting...
Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director of the European GNSS Agency
Monday, October 19, 2020
On 16 October 2020, Rodrigo da Costa took up his duties as Executive Director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA), soon to become the EU Space Programme Agency. He was elected by the GSA Administrative Board on 15 September 2020 and met with the ITRE Committee of the European Parliament on 12 October 2020. Mr. da Costa, a...