Ambassador Platforms


Martyna Gatkowska

SPACE is the key to your innovation! Let’s talk to find out how to accelerate your success with space!


Nils Haga

Space provides a lot of opportunities, where some are understood while others need to be vitalised. We and ESA can…


Lorenzo Scatena,Eleonora Lombardi

The democratization of space is opening the door to the development of sustainable downstream services provided by new…


Prof. Hans Sünkel, Martin Mössler & Inês Plácido

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


Jorge Pimenta, Carla Duarte

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

Paul Singh Bhatia,Andy Williams,Alan Cross,Kenneth Gordon



Bärbel Deisting

Space for Earth…

News and Events

Satellites for Waste Management User Workshop

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.

Supporting space startups: business incubator call 2015-16

This call is aimed at business incubation centres who wish to support start-up companies across the breadth of the space sector. The aim is to extend the network of business incubators supporting space companies across the UK, deliver an effective national capacity for space company incubation and ensure shared best practice.

UK Ambassador Platform for Offshore Energy off to a breezy start

At a recent event held in Glasgow, ESA's new Ambassador Platform for Offshore Energy (AP-OE) was launched. The new AP is targetting a sector where space applications can drive down cost, provide better oversight, and improve safety and environmental protection.

APFin workshop: satellite supported farming

A workshop dedicated to exploring the potential of satellite farming as a cloud service was recently held at the Agricultural Data Processing Centre (MLOY) in Vantaa, Finland, under the auspices of AP Finland. 

ESA-IPN ARTES Apps Workshop

28 October 2015, Lisbon (PT)

ESA and Ambassador Platform for Portugal, managed by IPN, invite the space and non-space communities to attend a workshop dedicated to ARTES Applications opportunities, with specific attention for ESA's new Megaconstellations Workplan and ARTES funding schemes.

Space for Med finds great potential for space tech in the southern and eastern Mediterranean region

A joint undertaking between ESA and the European Investment Bank (EIB) has determined that space-based services have tremendous potential in the FEMIP region in vital economic sectors such as water-management, transport and logistics, as well as energy and renewables.

ORE Catapult boldly goes with new ESA Space Ambassadors

New Ambassador Platform launched

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will host European Space Agency (ESA) Ambassadors for its Integrated Application Programme (IAP) as part of an opportunity to identify and facilitate offshore energy needs that can be fulfilled and supported by space assets.

Multicasting in transport - new applications of existing solutions

Event: 10 September 2015, Milton Keynes (UK)

The aim of the workshop is to present currently available satellite multicasting technologies and assets to the transport sector, explore applications and business models for use of these assets and identify technical and commercial challenges that must be overcome to exploit multicasting technology in the transport sector.

SMALL ARTES Apps Open Call

Open Call: Portuguese space and non-space industry

The Call is open to the Portuguese space and non-space industry and academia and newcomers to space applications or downstreaming.

Space is open for business - Seminar in Helsinki

Seminar: 1 September 2015, Helsinki (Finland)

The seminar discusses new potential applications and business ideas. It serves as a networking platform to establish new contacts and build advanced consortiums. The programme focuses on three areas; industrial internet, location data and intelligent transport.