Posted on July 11, 2018 by Sara Aparicio
Open call: Ideas wanted
ESA is offering over 100 opportunities for industry, start-ups and scientific institutions to develop innovative ideas that bring Earth observation science closer to society.
ESA’s EO Science for Society programme aims to promote scientific exploitation of satellite data, pioneer novel applications and develop pre-commercial services while maximising the use of information and communications technologies.
The initiative also promotes community engagement and dialogue to increase the exploitation of scientific data while fostering an ‘open science’ environment through the use of digital and social media. In addition, the use Earth observation for the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals is a key goal.
In response to a direct request by Member States, EO Science for Society has a permanently open call to apply for financial support to initiate activities that will meet the goals of this programme.
“The initiative aims to boost European industry and scientific institutions by helping them to exploit Earth observation data and other resources in the competitive global market to develop platforms for enhanced large-scale data exploitation,” said Josef Aschbacher, Director of ESA’s Earth Observation Programmes.
For more information about this permanently open call click here.
To submit a proposal, click here.