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Galileo is enabling business services and applications in a range of sectors.

Galileo both an enabler and a model for space businesses

18 May 2018
EGNSS is not only a business enabler, providing the data needed for countless new services and applications, the ‘Galileo model’ can also serve as a template for nascent space businesses, ensuring that they reap the greatest possible economic benefit from their efforts, according to speakers at the Challenges in Arctic Navigation workshop in Olos, Muonio, Finland on 16-18 April.
Contenders for the GSA special prize should submit a paper describing how their project leverages Galileo, EGNOS or Copernicus

2018 CLGE Young Surveyors Prize open for submissions

17 May 2018
The Council of European Geodetic Surveyors (CLGE), in partnership with the European GNSS Agency (GSA), has launched the seventh edition of its Young Surveyors Prize. The 2018 edition of the competition is open for submissions and, as in previous years, the GSA is sponsoring a special prize for ideas leveraging Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus.

GSA showcases EGNOS at Aero 2018

15 May 2018
AERO 2018 brought aviation industry stakeholders from Europe and across the world to Friedrichshafen, Germany, in April. At the event, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) showcased the benefits of EGNOS, with a particular focus on its safety benefits for general aviation.

GSA takes part in Europe Day celebrations in Prague

11 May 2018
To celebrate Europe Day on May 9, local EU offices in Europe and all over the world organise a variety of activities and, each year, thousands of people take part in visits, debates, concerts and other events to mark the day and raise awareness about the EU. This year, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) participated in the Europe Day celebrations in Prague, where the Agency’s headquarters are located.
ESNC awards applications, services and ideas that use Galileo data to respond to challenges faced by business and society

2018 European Satellite Navigation Competition open for submissions!

09 May 2018
The ESNC has opened for submissions in its 15th edition.
Tomasz Husak delivers his keynote address at the 34th Space Symposium (April 17, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A).

GPS and Galileo working together will make the world more precise

07 May 2018
Keynote address at the 34th Space Symposium, the premier space event in the world, reviewed the achievements of the European Union’s (EU) flagship space programmes– Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus – and outlined the three paradigms driving future EU space policies.
Autonomous truck

Precise and robust positioning for automated road transportation

04 May 2018
The Horizon 2020 funded PRoPART project is developing an enhanced Real Time Kinematic (RTK) software solution for automated vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems. To do this, project researchers are combining some of Galileo’s distinguishing features with other positioning and sensor technologies.
The European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) is a way to transform your idea into a commercial solution.

Partner up with the Galileo Masters

03 May 2018
Galileo Masters, or the European Satellite Navigation Competition, is seeking partners ready to play an integral part in building tomorrow’s innovative GNSS applications and services.
Per K. Enge, 1953-2018

Remembering Per Enge, a leading light in the GNSS community

02 May 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) joins the international GNSS community in remembering Professor Per Kristian Enge, a friend and colleague who inspired many Europeans as one of the world’s foremost experts in GNSS technologies.
GSA Executive Director Carlo des Dorides talks about the mainstreaming of space services

Galileo’s progress aligns with “Space in the Mainstream” theme at 2018 Space Generation Fusion Forum

25 April 2018
As Galileo moves closer to full services, an international group of young professionals gathered to discuss how space has entered the mainstream in our daily culture.

GNSS: addressing the challenges of Arctic navigation

24 April 2018
Participants in the Challenges in Arctic Navigation workshop in Olos, Muonio, Finland on April 16-18 discussed how GNSS can address some of the difficulties posed by navigation in the Arctic, in addition to how satellite navigation itself can be improved in the region, which is also a challenging environment for GNSS.
ENAV flight inspection aircraft used in BLUEGNSS project ©ENAV S.p.A.

BLUEGNSS accelerates 3D GNSS approach implementation

13 April 2018
The GSA-funded BLUEGNSS project (Promoting EGNSS Operational Adoption in BLUEMED) was launched in 2016 with the aim of promoting the adoption of European GNSS in the BLUEMED Functional Airspace Block. Preliminary results, presented at the World ATM Congress in Madrid on March 6, show significant gains in safety and airport accessibility in the target countries.

GSA sets challenges for ActInSpace participants

10 April 2018
On May 25-26 the ActInSpace innovation contest will bring entrepreneurs, students, job seekers, developers and creative minds together in over 60 cities across 5 continents to work on real-life challenges and to design innovative services and applications using space technologies and data. This year the European GNSS Agency (GSA) has set three challenges in the contest.
The Fundamental Elements funded PATROL project is an important milestone for the satellite navigation industry, as it aims to prove the importance of Galileo OS authentication.

A new generation of OS-NMA user terminals

09 April 2018
The GSA has awarded the PATROL project a contract to develop, supply and test Galileo’s Open Service Navigation Message Authentication (OS NMA).
Galileo Initial Open Service and SAR Service performance figures exceed Minimum Performance Level targets in Q4.

Fourth SAR/Galileo IS Quarterly Performance Report available

06 April 2018
The last SAR/Galileo Initial Service Quarterly Performance Report of 2017 (from October to December) has been published in the Performance Reports section of the GSC web portal.