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E.g., 22/10/2019
Many of the submissions in this year’s MyGalileoApp competition target solutions that improve users’ mobility experience

MyGalileoApp – targeting the future of mobility

20 September 2019
Submissions in the MyGalileoApp competitions target applications in 11 innovation areas. European Mobility Week, which is taking place this week, is a good opportunity to take a look at some of the applications addressing mobility-related issues that were shortlisted in the Top 30 in this year’s edition of the competition.
The deadline for submissions is 31 October 2019, a webinar on 9 October will help you prepare.

GSA funding opportunity: Enhanced GNSS Receiver/User Terminal

19 September 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has opened a call for proposals within its Fundamental Elements funding mechanism, targeting the implementation of OS-NMA and/or I/NAV features in close-to-market receivers and/or GNSS user terminals. The deadline for submissions is 31 October 2019.
Webinars will be held on Maritime, Rail, Aviation and Timing and Synchronisation

GSA webinars on Pre-Commercial Procurement funding opportunities tailored to public authorities

18 September 2019
In September 2019, public authorities will have the opportunity to attend and participate in several informative webinars on Pre-Commercial Procurement and learn about the available funding opportunities on this topic.
Galileo and EGNOS are supporting the smart mobility solutions of the future

European GNSS supports smarter mobility

17 September 2019
Over the past few months, we have published a number of articles highlighting how GNSS is contributing to technological advancements in various transport sectors. Mobility Week is a good opportunity to look back at these and summarise how Galileo and EGNOS are enabling the intelligent transport applications that underpin the mobility solutions of the future.
The GSA-EIB agreement will help create high-skilled jobs and improve the day-to-day lives of Europeans

GSA, EIB sign agreement on investment in space

13 September 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed an agreement to cooperate on supporting investment in the European space-based service economy. The agreement was signed as part of celebrations at GSA headquarters in Prague on September 10 to mark the Agency’s 15th anniversary.
“GSA has been at the heart of the EGNOS and Galileo programmes over the past 15 years,” Carlo des Dorides.

GSA celebrates 15 years

10 September 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is hosting a special event on September 10 to mark the 15th anniversary of its creation. The Agency was set up as the European GNSS Supervisory Authority in 2004 to oversee the development of the European space programmes EGNOS and Galileo.
The number of Galileo-enabled smartphones in use has soared to 1 billion in just 3 years.

GSA celebrates 1 billion Galileo smartphone users

09 September 2019
The estimated number of Galileo-enabled smartphones in use has reached one billion. This significant milestone has been achieved in the week when the European GNSS Agency (GSA), responsible for operation of the Galileo programme, celebrates its 15th anniversary, making this a memorable week for the Agency.
In total, 203 ideas were submitted in this year’s competition.

Galileo-Copernicus challenge leads the pack in Galileo Masters 2019

04 September 2019
The Galileo-Copernicus Synergy Challenge, which seeks solutions that help to make our world safer and more sustainable using Earth observation combined with Galileo/EGNOS geo-referencing, received the most submissions in this year’s Galileo Masters, with a total of 54 completed ideas submitted.
A sneak peek at the cover of the upcoming edition of the GSA’s GNSS Market Report.

GSA GNSS Market Report 6 – coming soon!

27 August 2019
The 2019 edition of the GSA’s GNSS Market Report will be launched in the autumn. As in previous years, the latest issue of the report will provide comprehensive information on the dynamic global GNSS market along with in-depth analysis of the latest global GNSS trends and developments. To be among the first to receive the Market Report straight into your inbox , register here.
More than 70 million TGV passengers will benefit from Galileo’s improved accuracy and positioning in 2019.

French railways embrace Galileo

22 August 2019
The French national rail company SNCF is taking a lead in adopting Galileo technology to boost customer services, in particular in its high-speed TGV network. With almost 50% of TGV trains already equipped with Galileo receivers, European GNSS is enabling improved customer information and traffic management. GNSS is a crucial technology for the digitalisation of infrastructure and autonomous train developments thanks to accurate and safe localisation of trains. Solutions are currently developed through partnerships between space and railway sectors.
The final 10 have until October 21 to deliver a fully-functioning version of their app.

MyGalileoApp – final 10 announced!

19 August 2019
We can now reveal the ten projects in the MyGalileoApp competition judged to be the most exciting in terms of their level of innovation, market potential and technical feasibility. Selected from 30 projects shortlisted for the competition’s first development phase, these 10 projects will now advance to the second development phase, at the end of which they should deliver a fully functioning app.
Apply early – the first experts should be appointed in Q3 2019!

Fundamental Elements: Call for experts

08 August 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is looking for experts with a high level of expertise and professional experience in navigation satellite systems to assist it with tasks related to the implementation of the Fundamental Elements funding mechanism.
Austro Control plans to make EGNOS implementation at Austrian airports more widespread.

Austro Control and EGNOS – a story of success

06 August 2019
Austrian air navigation services provider Austro Control is in charge of implementing EGNOS-based procedures at the country’s airports. So far, EGNOS-based approach procedures, including rotorcraft procedures, have been implemented at seven airports/heliports and there are plans to make this implementation more widespread in the future.
The Horizon 2020 Space Information Day and Brokerage Event will take place in Prague on 12-13 September 2019.

GSA to host Horizon 2020 Space Information Day

01 August 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the Horizon 2020 Space NCP Network (COSMOS2020plus) are jointly organising the Horizon 2020 Space Information Day and Brokerage Event at the GSA’s headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, on 12-13 September 2019.
Galileo Initial Services have seen rapid market uptake and the number of Galileo-enabled smartphones is fast approaching 1 billion users.

UseGalileo.eu – tracking the rapid uptake of Galileo Initial Services

30 July 2019
As the number of Galileo-enabled smartphones in use rapidly approaches 1 billion, now is a good time to take a look at the other devices and applications where Galileo is adding accuracy – in the air, on the farm and in the world all around us. Over the past two years, the UseGalileo.eu portal has tracked Galileo’s market development – and the figures from the site are very encouraging!
 

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