ESA Business Applications will host a workshop to showcase the impact that the integration of 5G and space can make to societies, offering a platform where Industry, Institutions, local communities, representatives of vertical sectors and National Delegations can be informed and discuss planned new initiatives.
UKSA has announced the 2nd Call for UK InCubed Proposals, for evaluation and approval of UK projects intending to bid into the European Space Agency (ESA) InCubed programme. Proposals must be on the designated application form (available with full information on the call from the UKSA website), and must be submitted to UKSAEOT@ukspaceagency.gov.uk by 5pm Friday 17th August 2018.
The conference will take place at the University of Birmingham in Edgbaston from 4th – 7th September. It will be a significant gathering of the UK EO and photogrammetry community across research, government and industry, with sessions designed to encompass all aspects of Earth Observation – science, technology, and applications.
On Thursday 19 July, SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation marking the start of the collaboration between both organisations to coordinate between the deployment of the satellite-based communication system (Iris) and SESAR Deployment in Europe. A special focus of the cooperation will be on the use of satellite and Iris as a complementary datalink air-ground communication technology.
On the 6th and 7th June 2018, the second annual ScyLight workshop took place in the historic Italian town of Florence, providing the opportunity to the stakeholders to network and share ongoing activities.
A powerful consortium consisting of Airbus, Newtec, SES and the University of Luxembourg has demonstrated a new technology that can deliver an improvement of 9 per cent in Satcom data transmission rates within a given bandwidth.
Following ESA’s recent agreement with an SES-led consortium to support the Quantum Cryptography Telecommunication System (QUARTZ), SES has announced ten new project partners including universities, research organisations and leading industry partners that have joined the consortium.