Entries by Eurospace

Council agrees its position on future EU space programme

The EU is establishing its future space policy programme for the years 2021-2027. EU ambassadors meeting in Coreper on 19 December agreed on the Council’s position on the draft regulation on an EU space programme. The Commission proposal suggests an overall budget for the programme of €16 billion in current prices for the period 2021-2027 […]

Eurospace responses to Commission initiatives to track substances of concern in products and waste

Eurospace has recently contributed to the European Commission’s public consultation addressing the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation (here). The consultation is part of the Commission’s activities to promote a more Circular Economy in EU. The European Space Sector is fully committed and has been working since the adoption of the EU chemicals legislation […]

Eurospace Position Paper: The growing US ambition for space dominance, a new challenge for European independence in space

The US has recently made known its increased ambition to dominate space. For many years US institutional space budgets have been 6 to 7 times higher than European budgets. The policy of increased US ambition now represents a further strong challenge to European competitiveness and freedom to act in space. Space capabilities are critically important […]

High-Level Forum – EUROSPACE/ESA joint press-release

October 10th, 2018 Yesterday at ESTEC, Noordwijk, the European Space Agency has hosted the sixth edition of the High-Level Forum with Industry, at the presence of high-level representatives of the European space institutional and industrial communities. Jan Woerner, ESA DG, underlined the substantial evolution expected to occur in the various fields of space activity and […]

Space Engineering and Technology Final Presentation Days 13-14 November 2018 – ESA

ESA announces the Space Engineering and Technology Final Presentation Days (SETFPDs) which will take place on 13th and 14th November 2018. The venue will be the ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. The Space Engineering and Technology FPDs is an event oriented to European Industries, Academies and ESA technical experts, to present their achievements in developing advanced […]

New edition of the conference “Agriculture: a new frontier for the European Space Policy” co-organised by Eurospace

Following the success of the conference “Agriculture: a new frontier for the European Space Policy”  hosted by MEP Eric Andrieu on 6th March 2018 in the European Parliament in Brussels, Eurospace co-organised with the French Council of Agriculture, a new edition in Paris on July 10th. The conference, introduced by Claude Cochonneau (President of APCA), […]

Eurospace facts & figures – Official data release

Eurospace is proud to announce the imminent release of  the 22nd edition of its annual Facts & Figures report. The 2018 survey yielded a good coverage of sector activity, with the participation of all key players in the space manufacturing sector in Europe. Key Facts in 2017 Final sales worth 8.76 B€ (+6,2%) – Direct […]