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EVENT: ESA DAY AT DEEP TECH ATELIER 2024

EVENT: ESA DAY AT DEEP TECH ATELIER 2024

06.05.2024, 12:52

For already the 3rd time, Deep Tech Atelier will host the European Space Agency (ESA) Days in Latvia. The event will take place on 16-17 May 2024 in Riga alongside several side events, including an ESA Career Day! 

EVENT: ESA CAREER DAY IN LATVIA ON 15 MAY 2024

EVENT: ESA CAREER DAY IN LATVIA ON 15 MAY 2024

08.04.2024, 09:06

ESA Career Day is an event organized by the Ministry of Education and Science in cooperation with the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia and ESA. The event aims to inspire Latvian citizens to apply for ESA permanent vacancies and student program vacancies.

EVENT: VI International Conference on Risks’ in Space Sector on 18 April 2024 in Poland

EVENT: VI International Conference on Risks’ in Space Sector on 18 April 2024 in Poland

14.03.2024, 19:20

Space Entrepreneurship Institute, Kozminski University and Polish Space Agency organise a conference on the topic of "Standards and best practises as a tool for risk prevention in the space sector", divided into two sessions: "Space Programme Management from Administrative and Business Perspective. How to define a favourable industrial policy for space? " and "The role of standards and good practises in space law".

EVENT: SPACEtalks 4.0 on 26-27 March in Oxfordshire

EVENT: SPACEtalks 4.0 on 26-27 March in Oxfordshire

12.03.2024, 13:48

SPACEtalks is a dynamic in-person event dedicated to fostering direct connections between investors and space-tech entrepreneurs - all while raising awareness about the industry’s current issues and trends; this time targeting both upstream and downstream sectors.

OPPORTUNITY: INNOspace Masters 2024 Space up your Life – Innovations for a smarter Earth and Space

OPPORTUNITY: INNOspace Masters 2024 Space up your Life – Innovations for a smarter Earth and Space

08.03.2024, 09:09

INNOspace Masters is the international innovation competition organised by the German Space Agency at DLR in cooperation with ESA, Airbus and OHB. Launched in 2015, it is open to companies of all sizes, start-ups, research institutions and universities, as well as individuals from all over the world.

NEW: Become an ESA YGT today!

NEW: Become an ESA YGT today!

05.02.2024, 14:41

The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched another call for applications this February for Young Graduate Trainees!

Targeted consultation on EU Space Law

Targeted consultation on EU Space Law

09.10.2023, 15:37
On the 13th of September 2023, in the framework of the State of the Union, President von der Leyen presented Commission priorities for 2024. The Letter of Intent includes an initiative for an EU Space Law (EUSL).
 
EVENT: Winter Satellite Workshop 2024

EVENT: Winter Satellite Workshop 2024

08.09.2023, 20:21

On 17-19 January, Winter Satellite Workshop 2024 will take place in Espoo Dipoli (Finland) together with Finnish Remote Sensing Days and FinCOSPAR Convention. Opportunity to exhibit, no participation fee for individuals and open call for abstracts!

EVENT: European Space Agency trainings and tender briefing

EVENT: European Space Agency trainings and tender briefing

25.08.2023, 23:09

On 12 and 18 September 2023, a series of four events related to Latvia's participation in ESA will take place: a briefing on ESA RPA, 1-to-1 consultations, technical requirements specification training and space project management and control training.

EVENT: Demonstrations of Space Technologies Made by Latvian Entities

EVENT: Demonstrations of Space Technologies Made by Latvian Entities

12.06.2023, 17:44

On 29 June in Riga, we will demonstrate nine most successful Latvian organisations developing space technologies or services will demonstrate their achievements in the space industry. The event is part of the 5th World Congress of Latvian Scientists and will be opened by Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director of EUSPA.

EVENT: Baltic Copernicus Day in Riga

EVENT: Baltic Copernicus Day in Riga

09.06.2023, 15:41

On 28 June in Riga, we are holding the Baltic Copernicus Day as part of the 5th World Congress of Latvian Scientists. The event is international and aims to welcome more people to benefit from the Earth Observation (EO) sector. Speakers from EUSPA, ESA, the European Commission, Copernicus Services and leaders of the Baltic EO industry.

WORKSHOP: Earth Observation for Smart Cities, Land & Sea for commercial added value and efficiency

WORKSHOP: Earth Observation for Smart Cities, Land & Sea for commercial added value and efficiency

07.06.2023, 23:49

Organised on 29 June 2023, the event is part of V World Congress of Latvian Scientists in Riga. The event will be focused on commercialisation and new cooperation between Earth Observation (EO) and its potential user communities.

SPEECH: Speech by ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher for ESA DAYS in Latvia

SPEECH: Speech by ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher for ESA DAYS in Latvia

23.05.2023, 13:31

The second edition of the European Space Agency (ESA) Days in Latvia took place on 20-21 April within Deep Tech Atelier and was opened by ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher's speech. Read it in this article!

 

 

 

EVENT: Geodynamics and Geospatial Research 2023

EVENT: Geodynamics and Geospatial Research 2023

22.05.2023, 19:40

Within the framework of 81st International Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia, the Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformatics is organising the international scientific conference - Geodynamics and Geospatial Research 2023. The conference will take place on 1 June 2023 at the House of Sciences of the University of Latvia.

OPPORTUNITY: Invitation to tender for EO Baltic Platform for Governmental Services!

OPPORTUNITY: Invitation to tender for EO Baltic Platform for Governmental Services!

11.05.2023, 20:02

The European Space Agency has published an invitation to tender for the development of an EO Baltic Platform for Governmental Services, with a total budget of € 900 000. The aim is to develop a platform to support coordinated access and exploitation of EO-based information services by the governments stakeholders in the Baltics.

OPPORTUNITY: Invitation to Tender for an ESA BIC in Latvia!

OPPORTUNITY: Invitation to Tender for an ESA BIC in Latvia!

26.04.2023, 22:46

On July 27, 2020, Latvia officially became an Associated Member of the European Space Agency (ESA). The Ministry of Education and Science together with the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia have initiated the process for establishing an ESA Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC) in Latvia. 

EVENT: ESA Days Latvia on 20-21 April 2023 in Riga

EVENT: ESA Days Latvia on 20-21 April 2023 in Riga

06.04.2023, 17:05

The 2nd edition of the European Space Agency (ESA) Days Latvia to take place on 20-21 April 2023 in Riga hallmarking Latvia's ESA associate membership. As a part of the annual Deep Tech Atelier with this year's focus on space, optics and photonics, it will offer plenty of B2B opportunities and side events.

EVENT: SPACE RESOURCES WEEK 2023 in Luxembourg

EVENT: SPACE RESOURCES WEEK 2023 in Luxembourg

06.04.2023, 14:53

Space Resources Week will take place between 19 and 21 April 2023 as a 3-day hybrid conference connecting thought leaders from space agencies, research institutes, start-ups, and industry (both terrestrial and space). This edition's focus: the synergies for an inclusive space resources utilization ecosystem and the acceleration of the use of space for the benefit of humankind.

EVENT: Software Defined Space Conference in Tallinn and Call for Abstracts

EVENT: Software Defined Space Conference in Tallinn and Call for Abstracts

30.03.2023, 14:18

The 3rd edition of the Software Defined Space Conference dedicated to cyber security in space takes place 1-2 November in Tallinn, Estonia. An opportunity to submit an abstract to participate in the conference as a speaker on one of 12 topics is open until 17 April 2023.

SUCCESS: Latvia is communication partner of an deep space missions, asteroid deflection and mining technology consortium

SUCCESS: Latvia is communication partner of an deep space missions, asteroid deflection and mining technology consortium

14.02.2023, 20:17

International consortium to ensure future Mars, the Moon, near-Earth orbit asteroid avoidance and mining missions. The main objective of this project is to design, develop and qualify a future propulsion system and simulation tools to support all these challenging missions - and Latvia is part of it.

OPPORTUNITY: APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ESA YOUNG GRADUATE TRAINEE PROGRAMME

OPPORTUNITY: APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ESA YOUNG GRADUATE TRAINEE PROGRAMME

06.02.2023, 13:46

ESA’s YGT Programme offers young graduates the opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job experience in the development and operation of space missions in an international environment. Deadline for applications: 28 February 2023.

NEW: Copernicus Data Space Ecosystem portal released!

NEW: Copernicus Data Space Ecosystem portal released!

01.02.2023, 14:44

The European Commission has announced the first release of the Copernicus Data Space Ecosystem portal! This portal will be a gateway to Copernicus Sentinel data as well as other data together with data processing functionalities.

EVENTS: International business conventions in Germany, Poland and Italy

EVENTS: International business conventions in Germany, Poland and Italy

30.01.2023, 20:44

Three large-scale events to be organised by BCI Aerospace! 28 Feb - 2 Mar 2023 Aeronautics & Space Innovative Technology Summit in Bremen (DE) on 28 Feb - 2 Mar 2023, Aerospace & Defense Meetings Central Europe in Rzeszow (PL) on 9 - 10 May 2023 and Space Meetings Veneto in Venice (IT) on 15 - 17 May 2023.

EVENT: Seminar on Space Exploration Investments

EVENT: Seminar on Space Exploration Investments

20.01.2023, 14:06

On 9 February 2023, the SDA Bocconi School of Management-SEE Lab, the Secure World Foundation and the Space Policy Institute are hosting a workshop "Space Exploration Investments: Turning Uncertainty into Measurable Risk and Benefits". This is an opportunity to learn about the ways how investments work in the space domain.

DYK: Cool facts about the EU Earth Observation programme Copernicus

DYK: Cool facts about the EU Earth Observation programme Copernicus

16.12.2022, 23:50

The EU Earth Observation programme Copernicus provides full, free and open access to its data from Sentinel satellites. This data is used to deal with important issues of our planet. The programme is complicated, but hides lots of cool facts behind!

EVENT: "New capabilities and countries in European Space” Conference 2023

EVENT: "New capabilities and countries in European Space” Conference 2023

16.12.2022, 18:38

ESA invites members of the space community to attend one of the key European space conferences of the year - on 23 and 24 May 2023 in ESTEC, the Netherlands. A student poster competition is part of the conference with a sponsored trip for the winners! Deadline: 13 March 2023.

Welcome IRIS²: EU's new communication satellite infrastructure

Welcome IRIS²: EU's new communication satellite infrastructure

09.12.2022, 11:13

The European Union (EU) has chosen the name and gave a green light for the new satellite constellation initiative, which will provide EU government bodies with space-based communications: resilient, interconnected and secure. It should be operational by the end of 2024.

EVENT: Virtual World Space Forum 2022

EVENT: Virtual World Space Forum 2022

09.12.2022, 10:41

On 13-15 December 2022, the United Nations in cooperation with Austria will virtually hold the World Space Forum 2022 "Sustainability in Space for sustainability on Earth". That is an opportunity to build partnerships, discover new markets for the technologies as well as share achievements.

SUCCESS: SME from Latvia is involved in an ambitious space project funded by Horizon Europe programme

SUCCESS: SME from Latvia is involved in an ambitious space project funded by Horizon Europe programme

05.12.2022, 19:14

The DEEP PPU consortium of 6 organisations, including the Latvian WIT Berry, are to develop a disruptive electrical propulsion power processing unit for gridded ion thrusters for geostationary orbit (GEO), medium Earth orbit (MEO) and deep space missions.

EVENT: Horizon Europe brokerage event during 5G Techritory

EVENT: Horizon Europe brokerage event during 5G Techritory

25.11.2022, 12:09

This event will help you build your consortium and find partners for the upcoming Horizon Europe Cluster 4 “Digital, Industry and Space” project calls. Join on 30 November 2022 from 11.00 to 14.00 both in person in Riga and online.