business applications

Ocean x Space

Join us in the 8th edition of ESA’s annual Business Applications Conference which is being held in Stavanger on 22nd - 24th May 2018 in collaboration with Spaceport Norway 2018 and Norwegian Space Centre.

This year we are bringing together companies, users, experts, entrepreneurs and investors to foster partnerships and inspire new ideas.

Key themes addressed will be Food, Energy and Transport in the Maritime sector. Besides these, there will be special talks on:

  • Machine Learning and IoT
  • Autonomous Ships and Operations
  • Maritime Communications
  • Space 4.0
  • Sustainable Development

Why attend?

  • Find out about the latest developments in Satellite Applications.
  • Get inspired by demonstrations of successful services enabled by space in the Applications Showcases.
  • Interact with technical and business experts, and exchange ideas with fellow attendees.
  • Learn about ESA funding and support opportunities.
  • Attend our social events, with an opportunity to visit the fjords and the beautiful surroundings of Stavanger.

Registration (limited discounted tickets available)

Tell us a bit about yourself to apply for the discount here! The first 150 eligible applications will be able to register at the reduced registration fee of €100.

Regular registration:

Business Applications Competition

Do you have an innovative idea for a space-enabled service? Apply for our Business Applications Competition! You could be invited to pitch your idea during the event and win a prize during the Award Ceremony night.


The full programme is available to download below.

14 February 2018 - Last updated at 18 May 2018 - 15:19