PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

Eurisy informs regions and cities across Europe on the opportunities of satellite applications as tools to support regional social, economic and environmental policies.

SMEs

Eurisy helps SMEs evaluate how operational satellite applications can support them in improving business processes, enhancing their existing products and services, or creating new ones.

SPACE COMMUNITY

Eurisy works with the space community (agencies, industry, service providers) to involve them in a dialogue about how space developments can best support users in their current societal challenges.

MEMBERS

Eurisy’s activities are mandated and financed by its members: most European space agencies. Eurisy’s members shape space policies and influence investments in space infrastructure.

 

PUBLIC AUTHORITIES AND SMEs SHARE GOOD PRACTICES

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Pioneering local and regional authorities and SMEs from across Europe already use satellite applications in their daily job. For the last seven years Eurisy has been collecting testimonials on how satellite applications have helped them in practice. Click on the map to see some success stories!

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USES OF SATELLITE APPLICATIONS

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Satellite images provide information about places, spaces, as well as spatial phenomena. Satellite navigation indicates absolute location, relative movement and time. Satellite telecommunication infrastructure ensures connectivity when terrestrial connections are down or inexistent.

The applications resulting from these technological capabilities are often used together and in combination with data from a multitude of sources – whether field measurements, statistics, historical data, or even tweets – to deliver useful digital services that allow us to navigate, to make decisions, or to communicate in new ways.

See more on applications here.

EUROPEAN INVESTMENTS IN SPACE

Europe invests in satellite infrastructure through two major programmes, Galileo and Copernicus. The resulting applications are expected to bring growth, jobs, and better quality of life for Europe's citizens.

Galileo, Europe' own state-of-the-art Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), will provide accurate and guaranteed positioning for all types of civilian applications: including car navigators, mobile phones, maritime, road, rail and air transport. More on Galileo.

Copernicus, Europe's own Earth Observation system, will provide free, full and open access to a wealth of important environmental data from a variety of different sources, including satellite imagery. More on Copernicus.

EUROPEAN INVESTMENTS IN SPACE

EVENTS

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These are some of the events we will organise or contribute to this year. To see all events, go to the events page.

Mar062018 Ghent, Belgium

How can satellites help cities become more sustainable, efficient and inclusive? Which satellite data is available, and how can it be accessed and used? What can we expect from the new sets of Earth observation data made available through the Copernicus Services?

This conference will aim at answering such questions. The event will present experiences of use of Earth Observation data in cities and will generate debate among experts, citizens and local administrations on the opportunities and challenges related to the use of satellite-based services to enhance quality of life in cities. 

Mar152018 Nippon Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey

Taking place under the leadership of the GEO-CRADLE project, this event brings together local and regional representatives from science, business and public administration to exchange on how geo-information and Earth Observation based services and products can support business performances, enhance growth and innovation in fields such as agriculture, energy, natural resources and water management. 

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