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ESA Investor Forum in Lisbon

The ESA Investor Forum is a high-profile event for space-related investment opportunities. It connects start-ups and scale-ups from the ESA network with International investors. The 24th edition of the ESA Investor Forum will be held in Lisbon, in October 31st.

ESA spurs investment in space entrepreneurs

Dozens of people who have set up start-up companies and fledgling businesses are pitching their ideas to investors today, as part of an ESA Investor Forum held in Berlin.

Opportunity: Space in Response to Humanitarian Crises

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), at the end of 2020, 82.4 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced due to persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations, or events seriously disturbing public order.

Opportunity: Digital Transformation and Green Economy Thematic Call

The Thematic Call, in line with ESA’s strategy and the Director General’s Agenda 2025, targets to boost commercialisation for a Digital and Green Europe, by fostering the development of digital technologies, products and applications targeted by the European Green Deal. 

Space-equipped lab tests key workers for COVID-19

Space-enabled tests are underway to empower healthcare workers, civil protection volunteers and members of the emergency services to help other people.

As the immediate crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic fades in Europe, extensive testing systems are needed to enable the vital economic recovery.

6th Annual ARTES Applications Workshop

28 - 29 April 2016, Brussels (Belgium)

The 6th annual ARTES Applications Workshop took place in Brussels on the 28th and 29th April 2016. This year’s workshop was organised by ESA’s ARTES Applications department and the Belgian Science Policy Office, Belspo.

ESA launches new Space4Rail web portal

22 February 2016 – ARTES is one of four ESA programmes taking part in the Agency's new Space4Rail initiative, which addresses how the challenges and needs of the rail sector can be met by the use of space-based solutions.