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1.7.2020: On 1 July 2020, the European Space Agency awarded contracts for the development and construction of six further Copernicus satellites. Contracts with a value of more than 800 million euro are being awarded to space companies in Germany, a high percentage of which are SMEs. The new satellites are intended to...

17.6.2020: Have an idea that uses Galileo positioning to address a pressing societal challenge? Take it to the next level by entering it in this year’s Galileo Masters competition. Every year, the Galileo Masters acts as a springboard for exciting new ideas and awards new applications and services that use Galileo and...

Bremen, 26 May 2020 – The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with Airbus for the construction of the third European Service Module (ESM) for Orion, the American crewed spacecraft. The contract is worth around €250 million. By ordering this additional service module, ESA ensures the necessary continuity...

4.5.2020: Innovative ideas for the “Galileo Master Bremen Challenge”! International competition for satellite navigation started in Bremen.   This year, the State of Bremen is also a co-organizer of the Galileo Masters Competition, an international competition that seeks innovative business and application ideas related...

23.4.2020: The Copernicus Masters is an international competition with the objective to drive Copernicus User Uptake of Earth observation (EO) data and thus respective business cases. With challenge partners such as European Space Agency (ESA), The European Commission (EC), the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Planet,...

2.4.2020: Milestone reached for commercial research in low Earth orbit. In a complex operation lasting several hours, the Canadian robotic arm of the International Space Station (ISS) successfully attached the Bartolomeo platform to the Columbus European space laboratory – much to the relief and satisfaction of the...

12.3.2020: The European Aerospace Cluster Partnership (EACP) has proudly celebrated its 10th anniversary throughout the year at different occasions and meetings spread around Europe. The year came to a head with a final big event in Brussels in February. At the EU representative offices of the Free State of Bavaria,...

During the Space Tech Expo Europe in Bremen, Zuid-Holland and Bremen launched the Action Agenda for cooperation in the space sector. Starting point of this agenda was the agreement made in March. At that time, the space trading mission to Bremen took place and, in the presence of the Dutch King and Queen, the...

7.10.2019: Every fall ESA Business Applications, ESA Space Solutions, ESA BICs, Technology Brokers and Business Ambassadors from all over Europe meet to network and learn from each other’s cases.   The ESA BASS network on the stairs of the University of Coimbra. Photo: Space Business Innovation Centre Noordwijk This...

Background The space sectors and regional governments of Bremen and Zuid-Holland join forces to strengthen (aero)space in the Province of Zuid-Holland and the German Federal State of Bremen. On the 6th of March 2019 the King’s Commissioner Jaap Smit (Province of Zuid-Holland), Jeroen Rotteveel, (CEO of SpaceNed),...