Satellite data is a valuable source of information that can be taken as an advantage by many sectors. At present there are use cases in natural hazards management, agriculture, hydrological analysis, monitoring of forests, environmental degradation or transportation sectors. We found out cities do not use so interesting source of information about changes in urban […]
List your Earth Observation (EO) services including Copernicus services in upcoming BalticSatApps catalogue!
We are preparing as part of the BalticSatApps project a comprehensive Service catalogue covering: all Baltic Sea Region (BSR) on all existing and planned future services (started, in progress) on all kind of Earth Observation (EO) data including Copernicus services (www.copernicus.eu). If you would like to list your service(s) in the catalogue, please fill carefully […]
BalticSatApps has since 2017 increased awareness about the data provided by the European Copernicus Programme, improved access to the data, and stimulated demand and innovation through co-creation and iterative development methodologies. Project has also developed Acceleration Programs focusing on Earth Observation business. Now it is time to let the project initiated teams to tell about […]
Training course “Optical and SAR Copernicus data for land applications” held on 19–20 February in Tõravere, Estonia
University of Tartu Tartu Observatory in cooperation with Tartu Science Park hosted a training course “Optical and SAR Copernicus data for land applications” on 19–20 February 2020 in Tõravere, Estonia. The course was condacted by the European Space Agency using the RUS Copernicus resources. RUS Copernicus provided a two-day hands-on training session, where participants accessed […]
EDIT: The event is cancelled, and organizers are finding ways to organize it in due course because of the present state of Coronavirus epidemic. Emphasis is laid on online communications to compensate and get the message forward to the target groups. Thank you for your understanding, and wellbeing to all of you. Take part in […]
BalticSatApps SpaceUp Acceleration Program by Turku Science Park starts in March: apply by 26 February!
”In reference to space tech, we are referring to satellite data, satellite navigation or communication. It may also deal with technology transfer from space operations to down-to-earth applications. We also accept ideas directly targeting the space industry, such as building instruments or software for the spaceflights.” Are you ready for space business? At the beginning […]
The second edition of the BalticSatApps SpaceUp Acceleration Program, which is addressed to teams using satellite data, started in the Krakow Technology Park in the end of the year 2019. It’s now in full flow with the five teams that were qualified for the program. Teams will work with mentors and trainers for three months […]
In 16 January 2020, the launch event of the BalticSatApps Acceleration Program Round II was held in Tartu, Estonia. The Tartu Science Park in close cooperation with the ESA BIC Estonia and BalticSatApps partners from the Turku Science Park (Finland) and the Cracow Technology Park (Poland), have been jointly working on the Acceleration program to effectively support ambitious start-up teams. The Acceleration Program is fine-tuned for the specific needs of […]
BalticSatApps was partly interacting with OceanHack 2019 winning team led by Junior Research Fellow of Tartu Observatory
The winning team IceWise plans to combine Sentinel-1 data with ice thickness measurements made by citizens. Part of the app would be a map where layers with different data could be displayed on. For example, the map could show if there is any ice cover as well as the type of the ice. The satellite […]
How can space science and technology add value to a sustainable society and generate interesting business opportunities on earth? During the morning and early afternoon, the experts on space technology will be conducting a workshop together with local companies, academy and representatives from the City of Lund. The focus for the workshop is on how […]