Entries by Eurospace

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 […]

Copernicus after 2020: a perspective of the European space industry

Following the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework proposal published by the European Commission early May and in the run-up of the publication of the “space regulation” by the EC in the first days of June, the European space industry, through Eurospace, is delighted to contribute to the upcoming discussions on the future of the EU space […]

Space Engineering and Technology Final Presentation Days 18-19 June 2018 – ESA

ESA announces the Space Engineering and Technology Final Presentation Days (SETFPDs) which will take place on 18th and 19th June 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 […]

Post-2020 EU budget: the European Commission confirms its level of ambitions in space

The European Commission published on 2nd May its proposal of post-2020 multiannual financial framework (MFF), which will now have to be discussed by the Member States and submitted for vote to the European Parliament. For Jean-Loic Galle, President of Eurospace: “in an increasingly uncertain geopolitical environment, investing in space for the economic development and the […]