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The EU Space Programmes provide the innovative solutions needed to optimise Europe’s agricultural production.

Agriculture a key beneficiary of EU Space Programmes

29 August 2018
Agriculture is one of the main sectors to benefit from synergies between the flagship EU Space Programmes EGNOS, Galileo and Copernicus, with European-GNSS and Earth Observation technologies being leveraged to implement the Common Agricultural Policy. Representatives from national Paying Agencies, the European Commission, ESA and the GSA came together in a Learning Network Meeting of Directors of Paying Agencies and Coordinating Bodies, in Brussels on 10 July.
Agriculture and Space Day – showcasing how EU space programmes are revolutionising agriculture

Agriculture and Space Day: Space technology revolutionising agriculture

28 August 2018
Agriculture and Space Day, to be held in Brussels on September 5, will showcase how Europe’s space programme is revolutionising agricultural production, making it more efficient and reducing the environmental impact of the sector.
All four of the satellites launched on July 25 have been transferred from the GSA’s Early Orbit Phase (EOP) team to the Galileo Control Centres (GCC).

New satellites finding their place in the Galileo constellation

27 August 2018
Just over one month 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 position and prepare for entry into service.

IMPACT Connected Car second call now open

16 August 2018
The IMPACT Accelerator is offering up to €2.1 million plus acceleration services to the best companies and start-ups in the connected vehicle industry in the second and final open call of its IMPACT Connected Car programme.
To use the system, all one has to do is mount the ARGONAUT multi-constellation receiver onto the drone

Accurate, affordable geo-location for drones

14 August 2018
The ARGONAUT project is making low-cost, high-precision GNSS receivers a viable option for all drone operators.
The event will inform about space opportunities in Horizon 2020 and beyond.

GSA to host H2020 Information Day in Prague

07 August 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the H2020 Space NCP Network COSMOS2020 are organising a Horizon 2020 International Space Information Day and Brokerage Event at the GSA’s Prague headquarters on 11-12 October 2018. The aim of the event is to inform participants about space opportunities in Horizon 2020 and beyond and to provide first-hand information on the next H2020 Space Calls, with a special focus on the 4th H2020 EGNSS Call. Galileo state of play
ERL Emergency 2019 is targeting autonomous capabilities and seamless navigation for emergency robotic systems

ERL Emergency 2019 – robots to the rescue!

02 August 2018
In emergency situations, robotic systems play a key role in providing rescue teams with remote access to an emergency site. The ERL Emergency Local Tournament 2019 aims to foster advanced developments of autonomous capabilities and seamless navigation for emergency robotic systems.
The H2020-SPACE-EGNSS-2019 Call is set to open in October 2018

EGNSS funding opportunities – what’s on offer?

01 August 2018
With four topics under the Horizon 2020 EGNSS MARKET UPTAKE 2019 call for proposals set to open on 16 October 2018, now is a good time to take a look at the many EU R&D funding opportunities that the GNSS community can take advantage of.

ESNC 2018 – only one week to go!

27 July 2018
There is only one week left to enter for this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC). Register your idea for an innovative and marketable European GNSS (EGNSS) application by July 31 for a chance to win great prizes!
The successful launch of 4 satellites brings Galileo one step closer to full operational capacity, expected in 2020

Galileo quartet successfully launched from Kourou

26 July 2018
Four new Galileo satellites were successfully launched from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on July 25, bringing the constellation to a total of 26 satellites, thereby enabling the provision of a more precise signal across a range of services.