Upcoming events

June 26, 2019


Heraklion in Crete Island , Greece
26 June 2019 — 29 June 2019

Heraklion, Crete Island , Greece
26 June 2019 — 29 June 2019

June 27, 2019

July 01, 2019


Madrid , Spain
1 July 2019 —  4 July 2019

University of Salzburg , Austria
1 July 2019 —  4 July 2019

Logonna-Daoulas , France
1 July 2019 —  5 July 2019

July 03, 2019


Lisbon , Portugal
3 July 2019 —  5 July 2019

July 09, 2019


United Kingdom
9 July 2019 — 11 July 2019

August 01, 2019


Dublin , Ireland
1 August 2019 —  2 August 2019

Dublin , Ireland
1 August 2019 —  2 August 2019

August 14, 2019


Nairobi, Kenya ,
14 August 2019 — 16 August 2019

September 06, 2019


Pi School, Rome & ESA/ESRIN, Frascati , Italy
6 September 2019 — 10 September 2019

September 09, 2019


Paris , France
9 September 2019 — 13 September 2019
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News Market Watch

EO/GI Sector Skills Strategy

We are pleased to inform the EO/GI community about the final version of the Space-Geospatial Sector Skills Strategy

The needs of the sector are constantly evolving, and we believe that helping the industry to find workers with the right skills and ensuring that they acquire the skills they need to find productive employment is key to the sector economic innovation, growth and competitiveness, therefore EO4GEO aims to define a long-term and sustainable strategy to fill the gap between supply of and demand for the EO/GI education and training.

e-GEOS wins COSMO-SkyMed contract in Australia

(7 February 2018 – e-GEOS) e-GEOS, a joint venture of Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency (20%), strengthens its international presence with an important agreement signed in Australia for the supply of data generated by the Italian COSMO-SkyMed satellites.

Copernicus Data and Information Access Services (DIAS) contracts signed with 4 industrial consortia

Brussels, 14/12/2017 – The four suppliers for DIAS, the Copernicus Data and Information Access Service have been announced today.

Turning Up the Volume in EO Imagery

Nov 14th, 2017 by Dallas Kasaboski, NSR.
Satellite imagery has traditionally been sold by the scene. Customers would look at certain criteria, and satellite operators would match their request with available archived or tasked images. Sales cycles were long, and the focus was on the quality and the resolution of the data.

European Space Agency (ESA) announces Overall Winner FFSCat at the Copernicus Masters 2017

Tallinn, Estonia, 7 November 2017 – FFSCat – providing complementary data to the Sentinel fleet –wins the 2017 Copernicus Masters, the international competition on innovative solutions for business and society based on Earth observation (EO) data.

Japan eyes free satellite imaging data for businesses

TOKYO — Japan looks to offer companies free access to troves of satellite images starting in fiscal 2018, aiming to help with tasks such as inspecting infrastructure remotely and forecasting crop harvests.

From selling data to selling answers, EO market faces transformation

(by Tereza Pultarova — September 15, 2017). PARIS — Earth-observation startups are investing in data analytics and machine learning to transform raw satellite data into marketable insights they say have the potential to be every bit as indispensable to investors and business leaders as the up-to-the-second analytics they get from the likes of a $20,000-a-year Bloomberg terminal subscription.

Growing new EO data markets will require user-friendly approaches, say executives

(by Tereza Pultarova — September 14, 2017). PARIS — Providing a user-friendly experience together with in-depth understanding of customers’ needs will be key for the growth of Earth-observation data use in new markets in the upcoming years, according to industry leaders.

The PanGeo Alliance welcomes a new member and celebrates 3 years of achievements

(Sept 2017) The PanGeo Alliance, the first global alliance of Earth Observation satellite operators, is pleased to announce Geoinformation Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus as the latest new member of the alliance. In addition, PanGeo is celebrating 3 years since its launch in Paris, as all the members gathered in the French capital to commemorate the formation of their collaboration and to evaluate its results and look to the future

SkyWatch to Improve Access to EO Data with EarthCache

(By Kendall Russell | August 30, 2017) Although the global repository of Earth Observation (EO) imagery continues to grow, the means by which developers can turn that data into value are arguably less abundant. To address this demand, young software company SkyWatch has established a new cloud-based system called EarthCache that opens the door for developers to create new applications and products based on remote sensing data.

Results EO Industry Survey, September 2017

We are very pleased to be able to present the results coming from the survey we conducted into the state and health of the European EO services industry. It has been an intensive exercise for us but we are pleased with the results. We are very grateful to all companies that have spent their time responding to our questions. The report is containing the principal industry statistics.

Planet wins second NGA satellite-imagery contract

WASHINGTON — Planet has won a second contract to provide satellite imagery to the U.S. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), beating out contenders UrtheCast, Orbital Insight and Sky Hawk Drone Services.

UNITAR-UNOSAT and Radiant.Earth Partner for Greater Impact from Earth Observations

Geneva, Switzerland, and Washington, DC, USA – 14 June 2017. The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) through its Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) and Radiant.Earth, have agreed to explore new Earth observation data innovations supporting humanitarian disaster management, global health, climate change, sustainable water management and cultural heritage.

ESA and BayWa AG : Bringing Satellite Data to Farmers

(24 May 2017) ESA and BayWa AG are joining forces in an effort to advance the use of satellite data in farming.

South African National Space Agency zooms in on African development

(24 May 2017 by ) Agreement will see the South African National Space Agency provide Earth observation products and services to Nepad.

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