Newsflash for the NEREUS community
Working Groups
  • GNSS WG: After the first meeting under the new Chairmanship of Paul Bhatia (East Midlands), the group is preparing for upcoming calls in 2017 and shaping ideas for potential suitable applications. 
  • CET WG: How do satellites impact our daily lives? Contribute to the BLACKOUT project by sharing your story on satellites for citizens. Get in touch for an interview!
  • Regional Authorities can rely on different space-based services and products for managing their territories. A new marketplace has been launched by EARSC: EO Pages bridges the gap between the Earth Observation Service Industry and end-users: 365 services, 449 business queries, 236 companies are online. 
  • Have you been thinking about a business opportunity using space technology? Do you want to explore possible ways of using space technology in your business? No matter how mature, send your business idea to the Space Business Idea Challenge before the 14th of April! It is open to every entrepreneurial student, individual, team, company... from an ESA member state. You can win private business coaching by an experienced entrepreneur, a cash prize and follow-up ESA support to make your idea happen
  • Are you an SME interested in using Open Data for your business? You might be interested in the Open Data Incubator for Europe (ODINE) for funding SMEs with innovative ideas on how to use open data. 
Good reads
  • Is Europe ready to make Business of Galileo? NEREUS Associate Member, Galileo Services, publishes on the European Parliament Magazine's special issue on the European Space Strategy. How can Europe succeed to reap the socio-economic benefits of Europe's investments in the space infrastructure?
  • Regional Authorities can benefit from the Copernicus Space Component Data Access service, financed by the EU and operated by the European Space Agency. A dedicated, user-friendly publication is there for you

1 April: Apulia Space Day (Bari) - by DTA [with Samantha Cristoforetti] Follow via streaming 
7-8 April: Disrupt Space Summit (Bremen) - by Bremen
7-8 April: Space Technology Conference (London)
28-29 April: ARTES Apps Workshop (Brussels)
9-13 May: Living Planet Symposium (Prague) - NEREUS presents joint collaboration with ESA
10-11 May: Space Forum (Luxembourg) 
23-26 May: GeoSpatial World Forum (Rotterdam)
30 May - 3 June: European Space Solutions (The Hague)  - NEREUS President Nichi Vendola among the invited speakers
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