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Eurospace facts & figures 2019 edition – Data Release

Key European space manufacturing industry facts in 2018 Final sales worth 8.48 B€ (-3%) Direct industry employment 43 454FTE (+1,45%). Women represent an average 22 % of industry employment, with a qualification structure similar to men. After an unprecedented long series of growing sales, the European space sector is facing a slowdown in 2018, as […]

Eurospace wishes farewell to Giuseppe Morsillo

Eurospace and Giuseppe Morsillo have amicably agreed to put an end to the collaboration of the latter as Secretary General of the association (effective the 7 of May 2019). Eurospace is pleased to thank Giuseppe Morsillo for his professional contribution to the activities of the association along his three years of service. Giuseppe Morsillo is […]

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), […]