Mario Musmeci, Giorgio Licciardi, Mattia Danieli, Eleonora Lombardi

We reckon space assets to be key enabler of new business and services benefiting civil society. AP-IT promotes the...


Prof. Hans Sünkel, Martin Moessler & Inês Plácido

Fostering Austrian cross-sectorial innovation, based on the capabilities of space data and services, leading to...


Carlos Cerqueira Francisca Eiriz

AP Portugal supports space solutions for terrestrial applications!


Nicolas Helssen

Space science and technology has provided the world with a myriad of innovations it can access. It is now time to...

United Kingdom

Ian Downey

Space derived information and capabilities offer significant potential to apply research and understanding developed...


José Achache

AP-Swiss fosters the emergence and development of such integrated applications and services with and for the Swiss...


Kay Endre Fjørtoft

The Ambassador Platform Norway addresses the interactions between relevant stakeholders in the field of maritime...


Miranda Saarentaus

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News and Events

Norwegian Space opportunities within ESA's Business Applications programme

08 June 2017

Workshop: 19 June 2017

The AP Norway Workshop on “Norwegian Space opportunities within ESA's Business Applications programme” this year took place in Stavanger during the Spaceport Norway Conference on 19 June 2017.

Space Moves!

23 May 2017

18-19 September 2017, Berlin (DE)

Space Moves! is the seventh edition of ESA’s annual ARTES Applications workshop. It will bring together companies, users, experts, entrepreneurs, and the vibrant start-up scene, jointly organised by the Space Administration of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and the European Space Agency.

Maritime Communication Seminar

01 March 2017

AP Norway: 15th February 2017, Trondheim

On 15 February 2017, a Maritime Communication Seminar was held in Trondheim. It was a cooperative initiative between AP Norway, NFAS (Norwegian Forum for Autonomous Ships) and Geminisenter Maritime Communication.

Offshore Energy and the Space Industry

01 February 2017

Event Report

The event covered the opportunities available through the ESA IAP programme to develop potentially game-changing concepts that could provide the solution to challenges in satellite services for offshore energy.

New ESA BICS and Ambassador Platforms for Switzerland and Austria

27 November 2016

New ESA Business Incubation Centers (BIC) and Ambassador Platforms in Switzerland and Austria are now up and running. Both developments are part of ESA's long-term strategy for expanding outreach programmes that target European SMEs.

Satellite Services for Integrated Port Logistics Workshop

07 July 2016

Presentations available for download

On 10th March 2016, ESA IAP in collaboration with the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC, UK) and Satellite Applications Catapult (SAC) held a Workshop on Satellite Applications for Integrated Port Logistics hosted at TSC in Milton Keynes. The workshop presentations are now available for download.

Norwegian Space opportunities within ESA's ARTES Applications programme 2016

15 March 2016

Presentations available for download

The APNorway workshop “Norwegian Space opportunities within the IAP program” took place in Stavanger at iPark on 13 April 2016.

Seedstars Summit 2016

25 February 2016

3 March 2016 - Space Prize competition finale, SwissTech Convention Center

As part of the third edition of the Seedstars World competition, designed to celebrate entrepreneurialism and technology in emerging markets, Seedstars, Inmarsat and AP-Swiss will be presenting a Space Prize at the competition finale, Seedstars Summit on 3 March 2016.

ITS European Congress

18 January 2016

6 - 9 June 2016, SECC (Glasgow, Scotland)

The 11th ITS Congress theme is "Delivering Future Cities Now" and is based on Glasgow’s pioneering work on Smart Cities. The event consists of an extensive exhibition, with an adjacent area for live demonstrations and a programme of high level and technical sessions providing the opportunity for the industry’s experts and political leaders to discuss current issues both formally at over 100 sessions and more informally during an extensive social programme.

Satellites for Waste Management User Workshop

15 December 2015

Presentations available for download

On 19th January 2016, ESA in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN, UK) held a Workshop on Satellite Applications for Waste Management at ECSAT in Harwell. The purpose of the Workshop was to gather insight into the processes of the Waste Management industry, to identify the relevant challenge areas and to derive first hand User Requirements.