The SPACE week 2015 is an international event dedicated to the SPACE sector that will be aimed to universities, research centres, industries, SMEs and SME associations and local administrations with the view of providing new opportunities and competitive advantages for the participants and offering strategic networking opportunities.
The SPACE week 2015 is hosted by the Italian Space Agency and will take place in Rome, from 21 to 23 October, 2015.
Between 2014 and 2020, over EUR 12 billion will be spent on the implementation of the EU’s space programmes:
1. Satellite Navigation: The Galileo and EGNOS programmes which provide positioning, navigation, and timing information world wide. 2. Earth Observation: The Copernicus programme which provides Earth observation data and information. 3. Space Research: Part of the Horizon 2020 programme focuses specifically on space technologies, applications (e.g. GNSS and Earth observation), weather, sciences, exploration, and other space related topics.
Activities covered during the SPACE week
•Latest trends in space technologies; •Short, sharp 20 minute meetings to foster effective networking; •Get to know key R&D players offering their capabilities; •Find solutions to your technical/development problems – Matchmaking with organisations offering or seeking solutions; •Stimulate the technology transfer from/to the SPACE sector.
•Initiate cross-border contacts and cooperation; •Find new commercial/technological/research partners; •Present your know-how and innovative technologies.
Institutions from Argentina, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States of America have confirmed participation.