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30 January 2015
25 Projects Awarded Horizon 2020 Funding
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has signed funding agreements with 25 projects as part of the first call of Horizon 2020. Under the agreements, the projects will receive a cumulative grant of EUR 37,096,177.
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28 January 2015
Horizon 2020: new funding opportunities for European GNSS Applications
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) recently held a workshop on funding opportunities for European GNSS Applications in Horizon 2020.
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19 January 2015
Local Integrity: Characterization of GNSS Degradations in Urban Scenarios
Safety-critical and liability-critical GNSS-based applications are needed to enable Intelligent Transport Systems and smart mobility. This requires trusted GNSS signals that are authenticated and of appropriate integrity. Assessing GNSS signal integrity in complex urban environments is not easy, but the GLOVE FP7 project has successfully demonstrated one possible approach that uses inter-vehicle communication to collate information on GNSS signal quality from a number of vehicles for assessing the local integrity.
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17 December 2014
EGNOS makes splash at world's largest marine trade show
The 2014 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) drew thousands of participants and speakers, and a plethora of exhibitors, including the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and EGNOS, Europe’s Satellite-Based Augmentation System.
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15 December 2014
E-GNSS for European Rail Networks
The modernisation, integration and expansion of rail networks in the European Union is opening exciting new possibilities for Europe’s global navigation satellite systems (E-GNSS), Galileo and EGNOS – the topic of a recent seminar presented at by the European GNSS Agency (GSA).
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11 December 2014
GSA Earns ISO 9001 Certification
Following a successful audit this month, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) has achieved ISO 9001 Certification for all activities.
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10 December 2014
Groningen Airport Eelde First for LPV in the Netherlands
The Groningen Airport Eelde (GAE) is pioneering satellite-based landing procedures in the Netherlands with the publication of two LPV (Localiser Performance with Vertical Guidance) procedures. These new, EGNOS-enabled procedures improve accuracy and safety when aircraft land in a cost effective way. This development was supported by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) funded FP7 project ACCEPTA that is working to implement LPV procedures across Europe.
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28 November 2014
GSA Joins International Association of Maritime Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has become a member of the International Association of Maritime Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), where it aims to strengthen dialogue with the maritime sector and survey and respond to segment-specific requirements and needs.
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27 November 2014
GSA Kicks Off EGNOS GEO Transponder Service Contracts
On 25 November 2014, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) kicked off the contracts for two new EGNOS GEO transponder services provided by SES.
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24 November 2014
European GNSS benefits showcased at the International Conference on Connected Vehicles
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) participated in the third International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Exhibition (ICCVE), held in Vienna from November 3-7. The conference gathered industry leaders, policy-makers, scientific associations and experts to present the latest innovations and advances in connected vehicles and provide a platform for sharing best practices.
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