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EU Space Week Programme

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About the EU Space programme

Space applications play key roles in our daily life activities. The EU space programme enables solutions to tackle global challenges such as sustainability and climate change, safety and security, emergencies and mobility. The EU’s flagship space programmes foster innovative services that meet the needs of users worldwide.

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  • 1 Dec


  • Hackathon

  • 2 Dec


  • Hackathon

  • On 2 December at 13:30-17:30, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is hosting a side event related to the European Space ecosystems in the city of Espoo at VTT premises. The purpose of the side event is to promote Finland based innovations and drive European ecosystems for business development. If you are interested in joining, please fill in the form

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    Side Event

  • 3 Dec


  • Hackathon

  • For the livestream, please tune in to https://euspaceweek.eu/livestream/
    General Assembly
    LIVESTREAMED SESSIONS
    Sessions

  • The Workshop aims to ensure that Galileo and EGNOS deliver high-quality services, accessible to all in the most cost-efficient manner, and responding to current and future user needs. It gathers E-GNSS stakeholders, professional and commercial users and application developers.

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    LIVESTREAMED SESSIONS
    Sessions
    Workshops

  • The Helsinki Bootcamp is an introduction to the Copernicus Accelerator 2019 for selected start-ups and entrepreneurs. They will meet their mentors, plan out their 12 months and immerse themselves in the Copernicus ecosystem.

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    Accelerator

  • Investors meet Innovators will provide space innovators (startups, entrepreneurs, researchers) with valuable information on private funding opportunities in three discussion panels: - The most common mistakes of start-ups and SMEs when applying for private funding - Why invest in space? - I got financing, what’s next?

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    Networking

  • The Helsinki Bootcamp is an introduction to the Copernicus Accelerator 2019 for selected start-ups and entrepreneurs. They will meet their mentors, plan out their 12 months and immerse themselves in the Copernicus ecosystem.

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    Accelerator

  • Interested in space research in Finland? This session gathers examples of top research in Finland related to the European Union Space programme. All European Union HorizonEurope Research & Development pillars are highlighted. We present several European Research Council award winners that are actively engaged with space research. The session describes the latest developments of the Finnish Centres of Excellence contributing to space research at the international level, as well as EU projects coordinated by Finnish researchers. Finally, the session highlights space research infrastructures in Finland, enabling top space science in Europe.
    Side Event
    Where
    Tivoli

  • The objective of Investor Meet-Up is to encourage and increase awareness strategic collaborating/investment opportunities between agencies, investors, institutional funding programme opportunities and SMEs and start-ups involved in space related business. Considered high risk, companies using space based technologies can face additional barriers when entering the market or trying to scale up. This session aims to highlight the opportunities that exist for both investors and space based companies in Europe.

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    Networking

  • Sponsored by VTT
    Networking

  • 4 Dec


  • The top 10 Galileo Masters winners are invited to this exclusive E-GNSS Accelerator Bootcamp. In front of a high-ranking expert panel, they present how further incubation services will enable them to accelerate their business solutions and start real ventures.

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    Accelerator

  • 9:00 - Welcome and Introduction - EU Space research and Innovation – general overview 09:20 - Research and Innovation for Copernicus and Galileo/EGNOS users - Copernicus service evolution* - Copernicus downstream* - EGNSS market uptake* - EGNSS Fundamental Elements 10:00 - Entrepreneurship - Horizon prize: Low-Cost Space Launch - ISEP – InnovFin Space Equity Pilot 10:20 - Coffee break - 10:50 - Research and Innovation for EU competitiveness - Space Technology, Science, Security* - IOD/IOV – In-Orbit-Demonstration & Validation - EGNSS infrastructure R&D, Mission & Services 11:30 - Horizon 2020 success stories 12:00 - A view towards 2021: Space in Horizon Europe 12:30 - Close of session
    Sessions

  • Documentary
    Side Event
    Where
    Juhlasali

  • LIVESTREAMED SESSIONS
    Plenary

  • Experience Europe’s top winning start-ups live on stage: The Awards Ceremony is the culmination of the annual competition year for the Copernicus Masters and Galileo Masters. The “Space Oscars” will recognise entrepreneurs with the most outstanding applications for Galileo and Copernicus.

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    Networking

  • 5 Dec


  • LIVESTREAMED SESSIONS
    Plenary

  • IMPORTANT: The session will take place in an external venue: Aalta University, Aalto/A-grid (Otakaari 5, Helsinki).  The info Session for Youth will provide university students with an overview of the EU Space programmes (Copernicus/Galileo/EGNOS) and will showcase concrete examples of how the European Union’s Earth Observation programme and the European global satellite-based navigation system are paving the way to a sustainable future for Europe. The combination of space data, positioning information and Artificial Intelligence is opening unexplored opportunities for visionary entrepreneurs, scientists and policy-makers, and the info session for Youth will provide curious students with an overview of careers trends and prospects in the sector.
    Sessions
    Workshops
    Where
    Aalta University, Aalto/A-grid (Otakaari 5, Helsinki)