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EU Space Programmes can enhance green solutions, more climate neutral results and increase Europe’s resilience.

H2020 Green Deal Call: harnessing Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus for a greener, smarter and more sustainable Europe

25 September 2020
The Horizon 2020 Call “Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future: Research and innovation in support of the European Green Deal” with an overall indicative budget of € 983 million has just opened for submissions with a deadline on 26 January 2021. #EUSpace and its community of entrepreneurs and innovators have a key role to play in it, integrating space intelligence into the services and applications that will support Europe and the achievement of the Green Deal ambitious goals.
EUSW is a unique opportunity to share and learn from the leaders and innovators driving and shaping the future of Europe’s space programme and space applications.

European Space Week 2020: Mark your calendars!

24 September 2020
The top EU Space Conference will be on your screens from 7 to 11 December 2020. Held under the auspices of the German Presidency of the European Union, EU Space Week 2020 will be packed full of exciting events ranging from plenary sessions, keynotes, discussions and conference sessions, competition awards ceremonies, and much more. So, gear up and save the date!
What integrity concept to develop for demanding and innovative applications using EGNOS and Galileo?

Invitation to Tender: Integrity Service Complementing EGNSS High Accuracy

21 September 2020
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DG-DEFIS) has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for a service contract to address how the future evolution of European GNSS (EGNSS) could be beneficial for innovative demanding applications. The new service contract shall assess the feasibility of an integrity service complementing EGNSS High Accuracy in the 2030+ timeframe.
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The third edition of the GNSS User Technology Report is coming soon

16 September 2020
The European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) User Technology Report 2020 is on the horizon. In this issue, the Report will present an overview of the current GNSS user technology trends and developments across four macrosegments: high volume devices, safety- and liability-critical devices, high-accuracy devices, timing devices.
Only 7 days left to submit your application to MyGalileoDrone Competition. Don't miss your chance to win €100.000

EGNSS at the core of the drone revolution

09 September 2020
The European GNSS (EGNSS) is at the core of the drone revolution and future U-space services. EGNOS and Galileo provide significant added value to drone navigation, positioning, and related applications, and the use of their differentiators will be instrumental in developing new business opportunities. Receiver manufacturers, well aware of the benefits that GNSS can bring to the users, are eager to adopt Galileo and EGNOS and pass on these advantages to their users.
What integrity concept for the rail sector based on EGNSS would enable rationalising the current rail signalling infrastructure?

New H2020 mission evolution studies on EGNSS-based rail safety service

08 September 2020
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence, Industry and Space (DG-DEFIS) has awarded two new H2020 mission evolution studies to assess the feasibility of an EGNSS-based safety service for the rail sector beyond 2022, which would enable to rationalise the rail signalling infrastructure.
MyGalileoSolution is the biggest competition ever organised by GSA with a prize pool of almost €1.5 million

Level up your space idea with #MyGalileoSolution competition

03 September 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has just launched the #MyGalileoSolution competition. The contest is targeting European innovators and entrepreneurs ready to develop location-based solutions, such as mobile applications, wearable-based solutions, asset management and tracking solutions, or robotics, leveraging Galileo as a source of positioning, navigation and/or timing. A wide participation from all Member States is expected.
The webinar series is starting on 3 September  (source:  Vanessa Ramos – ©KIM Global)

Chile’s Galileo Information Centre launches a series of webinars to introduce Galileo and Galileo Services in Latin America

01 September 2020
The Galileo Information Centres (GIC), an initiative of the European Commission and DG-DEFIS, are facilitating the introduction of EGNSS in Latin America. The recently-established Centre in Chile - providing services to the Galileo user community in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador - is organising a series of webinars to introduce Galileo to the Latin America user community, and showcase the benefits that the European GNSS can bring to the regional markets and stakeholders.
EU Satellite navigation launched opportunities for students, innovators and entrepreneurs this summer, there is room for everybody.

EU Satellite navigation: a wealth of opportunities

28 August 2020
In the past few weeks the European GNSS Agency (GSA) has been launching a series of initiatives to boost EU innovation and support European entrepreneurs able to come up with ideas and applications leveraging Galileo and EGNOS services, here is a short recap.
Infoshare is an ideal forum to showcase your projects and connect with one of the largest tech community in Europe.

It is time for your project to shine: join us at Infoshare 2020

21 August 2020
Interested in presenting your solution at Infoshare? Then read on! The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is looking for innovative solutions to showcase at the virtual Galileo stand during Infoshare event taking place 23 – 30 September 2020. Infoshare is the biggest Tech Conference in Central and Eastern Europe. In 2019 it gathered over 6000 participants and 700+ start-ups, speakers and investors. It’s a place to share ideas and passions but also to boost start-ups and investments. In 2020, under the changed circumstances, Infoshare will continue to be a place to meet like-minded developers and experts and make new contacts from the industry in a digital format.
The EGNOS SoL service has improved following the successful GPS III introduction

GPS III successfully introduced into EGNOS services

20 August 2020
Introduction of the first GPS III satellites into EGNOS services was successfully achieved on 27 July 2020, following the initiation by GPS of a transition from its “GPS Block II” satellites to its new generation “GPS Block III satellites”.
Evaluations for the EUSPA Logo Contest are ongoing

…and it’s a wrap! EUSPA Logo Contest submissions are now closed. Top finalists will be announced mid-October

19 August 2020
The deadline for the submissions of the new European Union Space Programme Agency logo has expired.
Thanks for flying with the GSA crew to Prague's EGNOS-enabled airport! We hope to see you soon again!

GSA lands safely at Prague’s EGNOS-enabled Airport for Runway Park 2020

17 August 2020
The European GNSS Agency and its crew touched down on the runway of the Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague to highlight the benefits of the EU Space Programme in the Czech Republic.
Thanks to satellite navigation, advanced signaling system controls the maximum allowed speed and the distance of the trains, instant by instant.

Satellite navigation: the new frontiers in railway traffic management

11 August 2020
For the first time in Europe, the Italian Railway Network (RFI) has introduced a new railway traffic control and management system that uses satellite technologies, including Galileo.
What integrity concept to develop for the autonomous transportation system using EGNOS and Galileo?

Prior Information Notice: Integrity Service Complementing EGNSS High Accuracy

07 August 2020
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence, Industry and Space (DG-DEFIS) has issued a Prior Information Notice (PIN) for a planned call to address how the future evolution of European GNSS (EGNSS) could be beneficial for autonomous transportation. The new service contract shall assess the feasibility of an integrity service complementing EGNSS High Accuracy in the 2030+ timeframe.
 

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