SpaceTec and its consortium partners conducted a study on the potential impacts of changing the Copernicus free and open data policy.
SpaceTec has broad expertise in Earth Observation (EO) and the commercial and institutional angles of it. Our consultants’ expertise as managers, consultants and advisors for commercial and institutional programmes is an asset to our institutional clients.
We offer in-depth expertise in the EO domain, having hands-on experience in both the up-, mid- and downstream sectors and in many of the new EO applications. We possess in particular deep expertise in Emergency Response, EO-enabled Security, and Agriculture. SpaceTec has been very active in working on the engagement of Regional & Local Authorities in EO programmes.
SpaceTec Partners has organised training and information sessions, workshops and webinars to new and existing users of Copernicus across all EU Member States.
Through dedication and professionalism, SpaceTec has set high standards for the conceptual coordination of high level events.
The Copernicus User Uptake study, commissioned by the European Commission, assessed the maturity of user uptake initiatives across Copernicus Participating Countries and resulted in a comprehensive and integrated user engagement strategy.
The Copernicus Support Office is an instrumental tool for Copernicus user uptake. SpaceTec Partners supported the animation of two virtual networks, the Copernicus Academy and Copernicus Relays, and the entire Copernicus user ecosystem through social media and a help desk.
Copernicus Accelerator, implemented by SpaceTec Partners, offers European start-ups, companies, students and researchers the opportunity to take part in a 12-month acceleration programme featuring virtual trainings, regular coaching, and two interactive bootcamps.
Access to finance is a key enabler of entrepreneurship in a European space ecosystem which has seen several transformations and advancements in recent years. From an analysis of the role of the public sector, to evaluating market maturity and sector risks, this report provides a comprehensive review of the European space sector; identifying gaps, highlighting challenges and providing a number of recommendations and potential policy actions.