The Italian Space Agency was founded in 1988. Its purpose is to coordinate all of Italy's efforts and investments in the space sector that begun in the 1960s.www.asi.it
Eurisy's Members include most space agencies or governmental offices in charge of space affairs in Europe, and international organisations dealing with space matters.
The Belgium Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO) currently manages the country’s contribution to the European Space Agency and various EU programmes. Comprised of 10 scientific research institutes, the Office provides the Belgium government with a continuous flow of data and policy recommendations. Covered areas include sustainable development, climate change, biodiversity, energy, health, mobility and the information society.
Along numerous research programmes, the office also offers support to Belgium companies interested in entering the global geo-information market.
The Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) in Ireland opened its gates in 1973. CIT is currently comprised of two constituent Faculties and three constituent Colleges. The constituent Faculties are Engineering and Science, Business and Humanities which service over 12,000 students and 1,465 staff members. The campus also hosts six research, business and StartUps support centres to develop sustainable and productive research, innovation, technology transfer and postgraduate education across all its faculties.www.cit.ie
Founded in 1961, the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) is the government agency responsible for shaping and implementing France’s space policy in Europe.
Its task is to invent the space systems of the future, bring space technologies to maturity and guarantee France’s independent access to space.www.cnes.fr
The Royal Centre for Remote Sensing (CRTS) is the national institution responsible for the promotion, use and development of remote sensing applications in Morocco. CRTS coordinates and carries out the national program of remote sensing in collaboration with ministerial departments, private operators and universities.www.crts.gov.ma
The Ministry is responsible for the the design and implementation of policies related to the continuous improvement of transport (air, maritime and land) and communications infrastructures. In addition, the ministry is responsible for monitoring and safeguarding the country's archeological wealth. In 2016, Cyprus became the 11th country to sign the European Cooperating State Agreement, strengthening its relations with ESA.
DLR is the national aeronautics and space research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures. In addition to its own research, as Germany’s space agency, DLR has been given responsibility by the federal government for the planning and implementation of the German space programme. DLR is also the umbrella organisation for the nation’s largest project execution organisation.www.dlr.de
The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe's gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.www.esa.int
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is the national funding institution for applied research and development in Austria. The FFG supports via it's Aeronautics and Space Agency the involvement of Austrian researchers in international and bilateral aerospace partnerships and encourages the establishment and expansion of international networks and represents Austrian interest within the European Space Agency.www.ffg.at
Created in 1951 to foster the dialogue between scientists around the world and support international cooperation in all space-related activities, the IAF to this day continues to connect space people. The Federation is the world’s leading space advocacy body with over 270 members, including all key space agencies, companies, societies, associations and institutes across 64 countries.iafastro.org
Interbalkan Environment Center (i-BEC) was founded in 2007 as a flexible organisation creating links between the public sector and research communities nationally and internationally. As an international cluster of new technologies and innovation, i-BEC’s role is to link together the public and private sectors for sustainable management of natural resources and protection of the environment. i-BEC turns Earth and Space Observation data into services, thanks to ground-based instruments, satellite imagery, telemetry, in-situ measurements, lab analyses, UAVs, URVs and remote sensing.Interbalkan Environment Center
ITC is recognised worldwide for achievements in teaching, research and capacity development in the field of geo-information science and earth observation. We educate our students to be professionals, capable of acquiring knowledge and translating this into practical applications for solving real-world problems.www.itc.nl
The Space Department of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is responsible for space matters in Hungary, and represents the country in the international field.www.kormany.hu
Invest NI is Northern Ireland's development agency.
Invest NI helps the local economy grow by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland. It offers the Northern Ireland business community a single organisation providing high-quality services, programmes, support and expert advice.
The Malta Council for Science & Technology is the government body responsible for research policy, promoting scientific research, management of the local research funding programme and is the national contact point organisation for the Horizon2020 Programme.mcst.gov.mt
The Netherlands Space Office acts as the Dutch agency for space affairs. The Netherlands Space Office (NSO) was established by the Dutch government in order to develop the Netherlands’ space programme and to bring that programme to action.www.spaceoffice.nl
Established in September 2014 the Polish Space Agency (POLSA) supports the national space industry by combining the world of business and science. An important aspect of the Agency's activity is to promote the development of satellite technology that can be used in everyday life, including communication, navigation, environmental monitoring and weather forecasting.www.polsa.gov.pl
Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) was established in 1991 and reorganised by a Government Decision in 1995 as an independent public institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Research and Technology (currently the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research). ROSA is the national co-ordinating body of the space activities.www.rosa.ro
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu, TÜBİTAK) is the leading agency for developing science, technology and innovation (STI) policies by supporting and conducting research and development activities. Established in 1963, it has played a leading role in the creation of a science and technology culture in Turkey. TÜBİTAK is an autonomous public institution, governed by a Science Board.tubitak.gov.tr
The UK Space Agency is an executive agency of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space.www.bis.gov.uk/ukspaceagency
The Aerospace Technology Transfer Office for Crisis Management and Disaster Response (named RST-TTO) was created in 2012 between two research institutes of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - the Space Research and Technology Institute and the Centre for National Security and Defence Research. RST-TTO’s mission is to raise awareness of aero-space technologies, strengthen the cooperation between science and business community, develop new market opportunities and support the active participation of the Bulgarian organisations and business into aero-space sector.www.rst-tto.com