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The 4th Horizon 2020 EGNSS Call aims to leverage EGNSS innovation in support of economic growth, digitisation and environmental sustainability.

The March 5 deadline approaching for 4th Horizon 2020 EGNSS Call

13 February 2019
If you have an idea for an EGNSS solution addressing one or more of these challenges, be sure to submit your proposal before March 5, deadline for submissions in the 4th Horizon 2020 EGNSS Call. The call was opened last October with four topics aiming to tap into EGNSS-based innovation in support of economic growth, digitisation and environmental sustainability.
The commissioning of the four latest Galileo satellites will result in better services to end users

Latest batch of Galileo satellites enters service

12 February 2019
The latest batch of four Galileo satellites - GSAT0219, GSAT0220, GSAT0221, and GSAT0222 - has been commissioned for operational use. On 11 February 2019, the four satellites launched from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on July 25 2018, were put into service following the completion of the relevant commissioning activities. This means that the Galileo constellation is now providing services with 22 satellites.
Participants in the European Space Policy Conference heard how Galileo is a cornerstone of the strategy for a European Single Digital Economy

Galileo is key to Europe's digital economy

31 January 2019
At the 11th European Space Policy Conference in Brussels, GSA Executive Director Carlo des Dorides explained why Europe's flagship satellite navigation system, Galileo, is a cornerstone of the strategy for a European Single Digital Economy.
The UCP enables direct interaction between users of positioning, navigation and timing solutions and the organisations and institutions that oversee Galileo and EGNOS.

User Consultation Platform helps shape the future of European GNSS

23 January 2019
The European GNSS User Consultation Platform was hard at work in Marseille during this year's EU Space Week. Parallel panel sessions brought together users from different market segments. Each session had specific objectives aiming at profiting from the valuable contributions of users. The UCP ended with a plenary session in which the elected chairperson of each panel presented the results of their discussions to the wider community.
Do you have an innovative idea for an application that could benefit from the precise positioning offered by Galileo? Then apply today for the GSA’s MyGalileoApp competition!

Introducing the MyGalileoApp prize contest

22 January 2019
The European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) new MyGalileoApp prize contest challenges developers to design, develop, test and launch a mobile application that takes advantage of the increased accuracy and availability provided by Galileo. The winner stands to win up to EUR 100,000.00.
Galileo E6-B/C Codes specifications now available!

Paving the way to new Galileo accuracy and authentication services: Galileo E6-B/C codes now available!

22 January 2019
The main specifications of the Galileo E6-B and E6-C codes are now available to the User Community. These codes can be used for accessing the future Galileo High Accuracy Service (HAS) and Galileo Commercial Authentication Service (CAS) and can be downloaded from the Galileo Service Centre (GSC) website under the “Programme Reference Documents” section. 
GSTI provides a broad range of GNSS simulator and testing platforms.

Developers are in luck: GSC simulation tools database refreshed

17 January 2019
The GNSS Simulation and Testing Tools Infrastructure (GSTI) database has been recently updated to offer to the developer community the most comprehensive catalogue of commercial tools available for professional use.
"One of the major focuses of the GSA is security" - Stefano Iannitti, Head of Security at the European GNSS Agency.

European space community steps up to Security and Defence

16 January 2019
A special session at the European Space Week conference in Marseille featured representatives of key EU space bodies addressing challenges and implications in the area of Security and Defence.
Both the Initial Open Service and the SAR Service performance figures generally exceed the MPL targets in Q3 2018

Galileo IS OS & SAR Performance Reports of Q3-2018 available!

21 December 2018
OS and SAR Service Performance Reports of the third quarter of 2018 (covering July, August and September) have been published under the European GNSS Service Centre web portal, under Performance Reports section.
Snapdragon 855 is the is the world’s first commercial mobile platform supporting multi-gigabit 5G and dual-frequency GNSS

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon with dual frequency and 5G

19 December 2018
At the annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, which took place on December 4-6 in Hawaii, global chipset manufacturer Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, unveiled the newest generation in the 8 Mobile Platform Series, the dual frequency Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Mobile Platform.