Project information

The BalticSatApps project’s (10/2017–12/2020) aim was to advance the development of new solutions and commercial activity that utilize Copernicus Earth Observation data. The project strived to speed up the market uptake of EO satellite data in the Baltic Sea Region by utilising societal challenges and needs along with the developer community as innovation drivers. The project increased awareness about the data provided by the Copernicus Programme, improved access to the data, and stimulated demand and innovation through co-creation and iterative development methodologies. Regional science and technology parks also provided with training on how to support SMEs in the emerging EO market by running specialised acceleration programmes.

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Tartu Observatory of the University of Tartu, and Tartu Science Park Foundation


Finnish Meteorological Institute, Turku Science Park Ltd, and University of Turku (Lead partner)


Cracow University of Technology – Technology Transfer Centre, Institute of Geodesy and Cartography, and Krakow Technology Park
Polska strona internetowa projektu BalticSatApps

Russian Federation

Non-commercial Partnership – European-Russian InnoPartnership, and St. Petersburg State Unitary Enterprise – St. Petersburg Information and Analytical Centre


Swedish National Space Agency

Project Lead partner

Brahea Centre, University of Turku, Finland
Project manager Mr. Tuomas Ranti, (+358/0) 41 50 47 85 5, firstname.lastname(at)

Lead partner address:
Brahea Centre

BalticSatApps co-financing

The project has been co-financed by Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014–2020, and European Neighbourhood Instrument/financial support of the Russian Federation.