SatCom W-IFE

ESA ARTES - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 09:37
- Wireless In-flight Entertainment Services via SatCom for Commercial AirlinesARTES Programme: ARTES SATCOM-APPSActivity: Satcom Applications ProjectThematic Areas: Media & BroadcastingTransport & LogisticsSpace Assets: Satellite Communications

Airlines are embracing next generation connectivity in the cabin and cockpit. High capacity satellites are the key to meeting consumer demand for high speed, high quality and low cost connectivity in the air. Through this SatCom W-IFE ESA activity, ViaSat’s satellite-based in-flight connectivity with Arconics in cabin applications is to provide an evolving range of services to the airborne market.

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2017 UK Space Conference

ESA ARTES - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 19:51
30 May to 1 June 2017, Manchester (UK)Event Date: Friday, June 30, 2017 - 08:00

Held every two years, the UK Space Conference is an important forum for the UK and international space community, particularly for organisations eager to expand into this growing sector.

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ESA ARTES - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 17:03
- Preparing Polish Insurance Industry for the South-North Transportation Axis (Heavy Duty Vehicles)ARTES Programme: ARTES IAPActivity: Feasibility StudyThematic Areas: Transport & LogisticsFinance, Investment & InsuranceSpace Assets: Satellite CommunicationsSatellite NavigationEarth Observation

The INSUTRAX feasibility study objective is to investigate the technical feasibility and commercial viability of integrated applications utilizing various satellite data sources (GNSS, EO and Satcom) for cargo tracking in support of IT insurance products focusing on Polish insurance market.

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Novel Internet Of Things Services Using Space Capabilities

ESA ARTES - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 14:55
Subtitle: Issued TenderClosing date: Thursday, April 13, 2017ARTES Programme: ARTES IAPOpportunity: Invitation to TenderActivity: Feasibility Study

ESA has launched an opportunity to offer funding and support to companies for the business case assessment and development of new space enabled Internet of things (IoT) services that target relevant customer needs.

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Space Business Innnovation Day

ESA ARTES - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 17:12
1 February 2017, ESA BIC Noordwijk (the Netherlands)Event Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 13:00

Find out how space technology and data can be integrated into your startup in this half-day event.

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Offshore Energy and The Space Industry - Workshop

ESA ARTES - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 17:35
19 January 2017, Aberdeen (Scotland)Event Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:00

This half day workshop will provide an overview of the IAP funding mechanism, the application requirements and highlight solutions to problems that range from vessel positioning, data communications and weather forecasting to improving and securing transport systems and developing emergency and disaster management systems.

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Space & CBRNE threats

ESA ARTES - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:39
7 March 2017, ESTEC (The Netherlands)Event Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 09:00

ESA and EDA are pleased to announce the joint Workshop on Space and CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive) threats on 7 March 2017, at ESA's ESTEC site in Noordwijk (The Netherlands).

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ESA ARTES - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 11:27
- SHIP’S SULFUR TRAILS EMISSIONS AERIAL MEASUREMENTSARTES Programme: ARTES IAPActivity: Feasibility StudyThematic Areas: Aviation & RPASHealthTransport & LogisticsEnergySafety & SecuritySpace Assets: Satellite CommunicationsSatellite Navigation

The objective of this study is to investigate the technical feasibility, financial/non-financial viability and sustainability of a future service aiming at measuring the amounts of sulphur oxides components rejected by vessels travelling inside the Emission Control Areas (ECAs) defined by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) (see figure below for the European area - ECA : dark blue).

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HealthTec Call for Proof of Concept proposals

ESA ARTES - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 08:50
Funding opportunity

Science and Technology Facilities Council (UK) has announced a call for project definition and proof of concept proposals in Life Sciences and Healthcare that will accelerate the pace of innovation in this area. Closes 20 January 2017

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RPAS Intelligent Parcel Delivery

ESA ARTES - Wed, 12/21/2016 - 12:17
- Unmanned Parcel DeliveryARTES Programme: ARTES IAPActivity: Feasibility StudyThematic Areas: Aviation & RPASTransport & LogisticsSpace Assets: Satellite CommunicationsSatellite Navigation

In the advent of the remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS), the Unmanned Parcel Delivery (UPD) project seeks to utilise RPAS and satellite technology to establish a fast, safe and secure UPD service to customers in remote and hard-to-reach locations.

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