The European Space Week is the leading event for the European space programmes in 2019. It brings together business, policy-makers, international experts and the space application user community. The 2019 editions presented first-hand insights into the European Union’s Space Programmes Copernicus, EGNOS and Galileo and updated the participants on the New Space Economy, as well as discussed how space solutions can contribute to a sustainable Europe and a sustainable future.
With a mix of keynotes, panel discussions, networking opportunities, business matchmaking sessions and exhibitions, it provided the perfect setup for a productive exchange of game-changing ideas, future trends and current challenges.
The European Space Week 2019 offered an exciting constellation of events ranging from keynotes, discussions and conference sessions, which were complemented by a hackathon, an accelerator boot camp, a festive awards ceremony and more. The week addressed various space-related topics that interest different audiences, from policy-makers to start-ups, the public and authorities to industry players.
This year’s European Space Week focused on the following central themes:
1. How space solutions can help to strengthen the EU’s position as a global leader in climate action
2. New space economy for sustainable growth
3. Sustainable space economy: Saving space for future generations
4. Space solutions for a sustainable Arctic