Stakeholders from the Security domain participated in the Support to EU External Action workshop on the 5th of March 2015, organised by the G-NEXT and G-SEXTANT projects at the Spanish Office for Science and Technology in Brussels. The event was aimed at users from the United Nations, Member States’ National Administrations (Ministries of Defence, Foreign Affairs) and national and international civil organisations in an effort to encourage interaction and establish fruitful dialogue.
The coordinators of G-NEXT and G-SEXTANT were invited by the European Commission to present the results and state of play of the two projects at the 2014 International Space Research Conference. The presentation was delivered during the Technical Session on 'Space-based applications – Earth Observation'. The event took place on the 15th to the 17th of September 2014 in Rome, Italy.
The aim of the conference is to raise awareness of the results of EU Space research initiatives among policy makers, scientists and journalists, and to strengthen international cooperation.
The BRIDGES project held its Final Workshop at the European External Action Service on the 30th of January 2014.
From the 9th to the 13th of September, with the fourth edition of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Living Planet symposium being held, the capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh, became the centre of Earth Observation (EO) science.
As of the 15th of July 2013, the G-NEXT project started delivering services in pre-operational mode and is ready to accept requests from users.
The service provision includes both rush and non-rush modes and will last until December 2014.
The G-NEXT project coordinator, Francesca Lorenzon of e-Geos, answers some questions on the project aims and objectives.
The G-SEXTANT project Coordinator, Marino Palacios of Indra, anwers some questions on the project aims and objectives.