Ibadan, 28 July 2023. – The European Union Agency for the Space Program (EUSPA), under the auspices of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of European Union, is organizing the 2023 edition of the EU Space Week. The event will hold from 7-9 November 2023 and bring together the EU Space community, showcasing the latest updates on the EU Space Program. The event is also a unique opportunity to get an up-close look at how European businesses – and society – benefit from the EU Space Program.
The EU Space Week 2023 will feature a hybrid format. Furthermore, it will include various sessions, plenaries, events, and demonstrations covering everything from current and future trends to market forecasts, business opportunities, space-application demonstrations, and updates on the Union’s Space Program.
This year’s edition will also include the User Consultation Platforms (UCP). These UCPs present a unique networking opportunity, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange within the entire EU Space ecosystem. In addition, the platform enables stakeholders using the EU Space components, including Galileo, EGNOS, Copernicus, GOVSATCOM, and Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST), to share experiences and expertise and actively provide valuable user requirements.
Furthermore, gathering and incorporating user inputs allows the UCP to provide valuable insights to improve the EU Space Program. This consequently empowers participants to strengthen capabilities, foster innovation, and enhance competitiveness across all aspects of the EU Space Program.
This edition will also cover seven themes: Agriculture and Forestry; Environmental (Climate & Biodiversity); Rail; Public transport; Road and automotive; Space and Resilient societies. It will also feature a high-level policy discussion and an interactive panel discussion that will include innovators and entrepreneurs who utilize EU Space Program data and services.