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Edition 59 | Autumn 2019

Editorial

I am really pleased to let you know that we have just completed and published our latest survey into the state and health of the European EO industry. It is our 4th survey which, up to now, has been conducted every 2 years. It is really interesting to do; although a large effort and quite a challenge! Each time, the results are eagerly awaited and sought after. […]

Interview

Calling all innovators to develop EO-based solutions for Food, Energy and Environment! - Interview with PARSEC

We sat down with Emmanuel Pajot, coordinator of the PARSEC Accelerator to learn more about their first Open Call for applications. (You can already apply to the open call by clicking the image to your left)

The Accelerator invites all SMEs, start-ups, researchers and aspiring founders keen to develop Earth Observation-based innovations for the Food, Energy or Environment sectors to apply before the 20th of December 2019. Winners of this Open Call will receive €10.000 equity-free funding and access the PARSEC Accelerator business ecosystem and support services!

Industry profile

We are very happy to give the stop light the German company TerraScan! 

TerraScan offers a new generation of remote sensing services. They specialise in discovering, finding and exploring natural resources in an ecologically sensitive process. They combine extensive use of remote sensing technologies combined with proprietary approaches of signal processing, statistics and machine learning.

Their service offerings address governments, investors and operators. Experienced inhouse geologists interprete our findings.

They operate globally out of Berlin, Germany. […]

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EARSC Activities​

New EARSC Survey into the State & Health of the European EO Services Industry 2019

The EO services sector over 500 companies and around 8400 employees around Europe, growing at a healthy pace of 10% per annum. The report explores the evolution of the market, strategic aspects and the uptake of the Copernicus programme. Discover the results of the new edition of the biannual industry survey by clicking here.

EARSC - GEO

EARSC is playing a very visible role in preparing the upcoming GEO plenary in Canberra. We are co-hosing an EU-AU networking event around the Melbourne cup (‘the race that stops a nation’), and we have ensured prominent speaking roles for our delegation in the EO Industry Leadership Dialogue – Industry and GEO, and at the EC cocktail event. We are additionally speaking at the GEO and the Pacific, Valuing Earth Observation, and GEO Value Workshop side events. You can see all of these along with all other GEO Plenary and Industry Track events.

Free and Open Source for Geospatial Survey

EARSC developing a common position regarding Free and Open Source Solutions for Geospatial Data Exploitation. If you use or engage in any way with free and open source technology in the geospatial domain, whether passively or actively through contributions, please take a few minutes to give us your feedback!
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Earsc news

Member news

Discover jeobrowser Applications

jeobrowser is a consultancy and software development SME specializing in geographical information systems and Earth Observation field. It was founded in 2010 by Jérôme Gasperi and it is based in Toulouse, France.For years jeobrowser has been developing cutting edge applications in [...]

rasdaman Receives US TechConnect Innovation Award

Every year, the innovation award is a highlight of the TechConnect event in Boston, USA. This year, the rasdaman datacube technology received the prestigious award from the industry prospectors looking for breakthrough technologies.[...]

Open Cosmos announces development of ‘MANTIS’ Earth Observation satellite

Frascati, 11 September 2019 - At the occasion of the Earth Observation Phi-Week at the European Space Agency (ESA) centre in Frascati this week [...]

Eurosense news

From September 17th till 19th, Eurosense was present at Intergeo in Stuttgart, Germany. The 25th edition of Intergeo was, once again, a very successful edition for Eurosense! [...]

Coastal Erosion Survey

ARCTUS Inc. (CA), a subsidiary of ACRI-ST, is pleased to announce that its project "earth observation solutions addressing coastal erosion issue, their impacts on ecosystems and the risks to infrastructure assets" has been [...]

Join the next Sentinel Hub Custom Script Contest

The success of the first Sentinel Hub Custom Script Contest organized by Sinergise in Spring 2019 motivated the team to initiate the second round. Learn more about the awarded scripts from the first Contest and get an impression how easily you can create a useful custom script for EO Browser and maybe even submit your own. The Contest starts on October 15th 2019. [...]

Mapping Landslides with VHR Satellite Imagery

Copernicus Emergency Management Service is using Very High Resolution (VHR) satellite imagery supplied by European Space Imaging to create grading maps and analyse damage after landslides in Germany.[...]

ESA Tender Granted 'World Cover '

We are proud to share the news that we’ve been granted the European Space Agency Tender Invitation To Tender on WORLD COVER. With the World Cover project ESA aims to deliver to the public a land cover map of the entire globe at 10m resolution based on its Sentinel-1 and 2 data.[...]

Satellite revolution in agriculture (Poland's case study)

The problem of drought in the changing climate of Poland is increasingly affecting the local farmers. This season, nearly 4 million hectares of crops fell short of rainfall. Poland’s Agency for Restructuring and Modernization[...]

EARSC member vacancies

Events

  • November 4-9 2019, GEO Week 2019, Canberra, Australia
  • December 3-5 2019, EU Space week, Helsinki, Finland
  • December 4 2019, Space Oscars 2019, Marseille France

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