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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Act in Space is a 24h non-stop hackathon format created by French National Space Agency (CNES) and European Space Agency (ESA) that runs worldwide every 2 years. Latvia is a participating country, and this year, it will also host an Act in Space hackathon on 19 and 20 November in Riga, Latvia.
European Union Agency for the Space Programme is looking to support the development of innovative commercial applications that leverage data coming from the EU Space Programme: from theoretical ideas to operational products in three different themes.
To tackle the global plastic pollution crisis, the European Commission launched the CASSINI Prize for digital space applications aiming at developing space solutions to track and remove marine plastic pollution. The Prize has € 2.85 million available and is open until May 2023.
Prague, home of the European Union Agency for the Space Programme, will host Space2Business, the major space event of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union: booths, matchmaking sessions, conferences, talks, pitch competition, job fair and side events!
The Ministry of Economics, the Ministry of Education and Science, and the State Chancellery Innovation Laboratory of the Republic of Latvia have reached an agreement with the Center for Space Governance to cooperate in the development of the Latvian space law.
On 28 September from 9:00 to 11:00, the representatives of the Latvian space sector are going to deliver presentations during the "Prospects for Latvian space science and technology to fulfill UN Space Agenda 2030" session, which is organised as part of the Science Summit of the United Nations General Assembly.
As a contribution to the tradition of Nordic-Baltic cooperation and the vision of strengthening the high value-added economies of our countries, this forum will devote its attention to STEM and the space economy as a resourceful and inspirational domain for innovation, cooperation, synergies and growth. The forum will take place on 22 September 2022 in Cēsis, Latvia.
On 27 June - 1 July 2022, ESA held the 12th Training Course on Earth Observation (EO) in Latvia. With 35 participants and twice as many applications received, EO experts delivered practical seminars on EO data and information (SAR and optical) and its applications, EO missions and EO Open Platform. In the article, you will find recording of the seminars.
Several organisations and institutions that contribute to the growth of the Latvian space sector will promote their technological achievements, learn and network with thousands of other participants of the 73rd International Astronautical Congress from all other the world.
Fostering the EU space business entrepreneurship environment: the opportunities for downstream applications in the space field have never been greater due to easy and instant access to space data and signals
On 7 July 2022, the Copernicus Support Office is organising its second webinar as part of a series dedicated to showcasing Copernicus, its uses and benefits. This time the webinar will delve into the topic of Earth Observation data uses in the cultural heritage sector.