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EARSC Mission

EARSCĀ“s MISSION is to foster the development of the European geo-information service industry.

Our VISION is a sustainable market for geo-information services, using remote sensing data, which is openly accessible. To achieve this we will focus on:
-Customer awareness and acceptance of Earth observation and remote sensing
-Improving Market access


-Non-profit making organisation created in 1989
-Association of corporate and observer members_the collective voice of the Earth Observation Industry_
-Focus is on promoting the use of earth observation_increasing the profile of its members_
-Fosters dialogue between EARSC members, decision makers and user
-Provides technical expertise and policy guidance
-Promotes EO industry within European bodies


-To promote the interests of, and co-operation between, European geo-information service companies
-To make users aware of the benefits of remote sensing techniques and the products and services available form its members
-To provide its members with information on the development of the geo-information market
-To ensure that its members’ view are represented at national and international fora and initiatives in the field
-To give advice and assistance on geo-information issues to funding and executing agencies


-Representing the European companies of the remote sensing value added sector, as well as data distribution and comprehensive end-to-end chain
-More than 80 members, with SME’s as well as large member companies
-Member companies are spread over Europe

EARSC, fostering the development of the European geo-information service industry

European Association of Remote Sensing Companies
16 Avenue BOILEAU 1040 Bruxelles