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GSA offers Czech showcase

27 February 2013
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is working to engage the regional business communities in opportunities offered by the EU’s space programmes. As part of this effort, a workshop for SMEs and other enterprising companies and individuals is being organised on 27 March at GSA’s HQ.

EGNOS: A High Precision, Low Cost tool for Air Traffic Management

26 February 2013
The ability of EGNOS to enable cost-effective Performance-based Navigation (PBN) was highlighted at the World Air Traffic Management (ATM) Congress in Madrid in mid-February. Satellite-based augmentation systems (SBAS), such as EGNOS, can provide the required high precision without the need for costly investment.

Learn Best Practices for PBN in Barcelona

20 February 2013
Augmented Satellite Navigation systems, such as EGNOS, are one of the enabling technologies for Performance Based Navigation (PBN). Implementation of PBN is a key short- to medium-term task for aviation authorities across Europe. A workshop organised by Pildo Labs in Barcelona, Spain will share best practices in developing and operating these essential procedures.

Sun shines on Spanish European Space Expo!

19 February 2013
Spain is clearly keen on space technology with thousands of visitors passing through the doors of the European Space Expo in Madrid this week. The free exhibition featuring Europe’s Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus programmes was a big hit with Spanish citizens of all ages!

EGNOS takes off in Spain

18 February 2013
Spain is the latest European country to sign up to implement EGNOS-based approach procedures for its airports with the signing of an agreement at the World ATM Congress in Madrid. The first Spanish airport to implement EGNOS-based procedures should be up and running by this summer.

Opportunity for Success

15 February 2013
As EGNOS coverage extends south and east, new markets for GNSS technologies developed in Europe are opening up. The European Commission has funded a comprehensive survey that not only identifies the main market potential for EGNOS applications in these territories, but also the EU technologies that could satisfy demand.

European Space Expo and EGNOS take-off in Madrid!

08 February 2013
Spanish citizens will be able to experience the latest space technology and applications, including Galileo and EGNOS, when the European Space Expo visits Madrid. You may not realise it, but space tech is making a major impact on your daily life – and this free exhibition shows you exactly how and why!

EGNOS proves its value in Maritime and Inland Waterways

08 February 2013
A new report demonstrates that EGNOS can deliver the performance required for safe navigation in maritime and inland waterways. The report is based on results from comprehensive testing of the EGNOS service around a variety of ports across Europe. Implementing EGNOS for waterborne navigation can complement existing systems and provide additional benefits.

Tajani: Space boosts European jobs and growth

07 February 2013
Europe’s Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus space programmes are proving their value in rejuvenating the EU economy and creating jobs. That was the message delivered by Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission to a high-level conference on EU space policy where he also called for continuing budgetary support for the space sector.

ESNC University Challenge: Sponsors win too!

06 February 2013
The University Challenge prize is one of the highlights of the prestigious annual European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC). This special prize rewards innovative ideas emerging from Europe’s universities. For 2013, the prize is looking to recruit new sponsors. This could be your opportunity to support our next generation of GNSS entrepreneurs and promote your organisation in a dynamic sector.