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European GNSS – key enabling technologies for a connected, prosperous digital Europe

30 January 2018
The second day of the Tenth Conference on European Space Policy in Brussels saw a significant contribution from GSA Executive Director Carlo des Dorides on the role of European GNSS and other EU space systems in the future of Europe, digitalisation and competitiveness. The conference, which has become Europe’s premier annual forum for space policy debate, took place on 23 and 24 January 2018 with the overall theme of ‘More Space for more Europe – stronger together’.

Galileo quartet – what stage are the satellites at now?

30 January 2018
Six weeks ago, four new Galileo satellites were successfully launched from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. A lot has happened since then, as the satellites move towards their final orbit and prepare for the first transmission of navigation signals.

GSA to host Fundamental Elements Info Day in Prague

22 January 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is to host the second Fundamental Elements Info Day at its headquarters in Prague on March 14, 2018. The info day will focus on upcoming FE funding opportunities, as well as providing an update on the status of the programme.

Galileo supports PV plant maintenance

18 January 2018
As photovoltaic plants age, their efficiency often falls due to the underperformance of one component or another, requiring PV plant owners to conduct expensive and time-consuming thermal inspections to get to the bottom of the problem. EASY PV, a GSA-funded Horizon 2020 project, is using remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) to provide a more effective and cost-efficient solution.

Available Now: White Paper on using GNSS Raw Measurements on Android devices

16 January 2018
A newly published White Paper provides developers with in-depth information on accessing and using GNSS raw measurements with Android, to implement advanced GNSS techniques in mass-market devices. 

GSA publishes eCall guidelines to facilitate GNSS compatibility tests

10 January 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s in-house science service, have published a joint report containing a set of guidelines to facilitate the implementation of eCall testing in compliance with the EU Regulation 2017/79 by technical centres in charge of issuing the EC type-approval for eCall On-Board Units (OBU).

An LBS application for every occasion

04 January 2018
Developers use the SpaceTech2017 Hackathon to demonstrate the many ways that LBS applications can benefit users of every kind.

GSA announces new funding opportunity for development of Galileo-based timing receiver

21 December 2017
Following the expansion of the Galileo constellation and the declaration of Initial Services, the availability of Galileo Timing & Synchronisation solutions has become of strategic importance. Moreover, the European Commission has pre-announced the introduction of Galileo in critical infrastructures.  

Message from Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director of the European GNSS Agency

20 December 2017

First Galileo Service Provision Workshop gives update on system performance

19 December 2017
The Assembly had three main parts together with ample opportunities for the Galileo user community to network.