EARSC is the European association dedicated to representing the
companies involved in the Earth Observation domain, from satellites to
value-added services. Created in 1989 it has continuously worked to
foster the development of Earth Observation in Europe and of European
remote sensing companies themselves, through the organization of
symposia, meetings with decision makers, collaboration with other
associations or through the building of projects related to Earth
EARSC strategy is to understand the mechanisms of co-operation on Earth
Observation policies between the European Space Agency, the Commission
and Companies in Europe. Stronger cooperation mechanisms between all
actors at the space applications chain are necessary to fully progress
on the European Space Policy. One of the objectives of EARSC is to
build a bridge to better communicate the industry voice to decision
makers, providers and final users.
EARSC shall have the major objective of developing a gathering
mechanism for European Earth Observation Industry, providing a forum
for promoting technology transfer and exchange of information and
experience among members through sharing of information, conducting
cooperative projects and participating in EARSC activities.
EARSC shall review the status of Earth observation applications and the
European Space policy, being the connection between decision makers and
industry and respectively industry and final users.
EARSC shall exchange information on space policies and programmes among
members promoting mechanisms for cooperation networks in the earth