We would like to thank all the stakeholders who contributed to the success of this event: our partners, investors, institutions, entrepreneurs, companies, participants, speakers, moderators, organisers and support team. We shared a delightful time together in Paris.
We look forward to advancing the potential of EO commercialisation with you in the future!
Taking place at ESA’s Head Quarters in Paris, from 30 to 31 October, investors, institutions, entrepreneurs and companies of any size from the Earth observation sector will come together to discuss the commercial potentials and challenges of Earth observation, as well as the technical, industrial and risk-capital support available to European companies
Advancing commercial space in Europe is a vital component of ESA’s Agenda 2025, and the fast growing EO sector has an abundance of possibilities that private businesses can capitalise on, from satellites and ground infrastructure through to value added services that address real-world needs with information from space.
The ESA Earth Observation Programme Directorate is organising the first Earth Observation Commercialisation Forum event to bring leading stakeholders of the fast-growing EO commercial space sector under the same roof.
The event will include keynote speeches, panel discussions and networking opportunities. All elements of the Earth observation value chain will be addressed, with a focus on the business and financing aspects and consideration of the industrial and technical perspective too of the New Space approach, the launchers, SAR, VHR, HYP, RO, and TIR innovative sensors, Value Added Services markets, as well as Big Data, artificial intelligence and digital revolution. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the market trends, key drivers and challenges and opportunities that the industry is facing, along with government policies, funding opportunities and commercialisation strategies.
Mainly focused on the institutional perspective, including a market intelligence session followed by EO commercialisation and New Space at ESA. The day will end with evening drinks and dinner, with ample opportunity for networking
Dedicated to the industrial perspective, including private and public investment, together with exploring ideas to foster EO growth in the EU. The day will also include an early-stage pitch event for start-ups and companies
ESA and investors will meet industries to explore the possibility of new business opportunitiesREGISTER INTEREST
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The 1st EO Commercialisation Forum will be held in Paris, the multifaceted and fast-moving French capital.
Don’t miss this chance to discover the city of lights, the fashion capital, the city of love, and most importantly one of the European hubs for diplomacy.
Known worldwide for the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame cathedral, and the Eiffel tower, Paris has a reputation of being a romantic and cultural city. But Paris has much more than museums to offer: while visiting the city, you will also have a chance to admire its architecture: from modern buildings like the Louis Vuitton Foundation’s glass building to the majestic Haussmannian apartments, Paris is full of various architectural styles. While in Paris, don’t forget to enjoy its high-quality gastronomy and the terraces of its cafés intricately linked with the Parisian lifestyle.
After five years of intensive refurbishment works, the Headquarters of the European Space Agency has reopened its doors on rue Mario Nikis in Paris, France. As flexible as it is ultra-modern, ‘ESA HQ Mario Nikis’ is the very embodiment of a European organisation at the cutting edge of high technology and is resolutely open to the city it calls home.