20 November 2017. On the 30th-31st October, ESPI Resident Fellow Dr.Stefano Ferretti chaired the concluding round table of a two-day conference, entitled "Space uses for the benefits of humanity: the wealth of space based data for manifold purposes".


13 November 2017. From 5 to 7 November 2017, ESPI Resident Fellow Matteo Tugnoli participated in the XIX European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC), held in Tallinn, Estonia. Since 2009, ESPI supports the rotating Presidency of the EISC in organising the spring Workshop and the autumn Plenary Session. This years’ highly successful Plenary Conference revolved around the theme “Space and Entrepreneurship”. The conference, which took place in conjunction with the Europ...


ESPI published the Outcome Report of the ESA-ESPI Workshop on the topic of “Space Data & Cloud Computing Infrastructures: Policies and Regulations” which was held on 07 July 2017 in ESRIN, Frascati (Italy). The report provides a summary of the discussions and main findings of the conference. 


10 November 2017. ESPI was invited by the High Level Working Group on Competitiveness and Growth of the Council of the European Union to provide a keynote presentation about the place of Europe in the global space economy. ESPI presentation can be downloaded here.


10 November 2017. A new contribution to the series Voices from the Space Community is now online. Following his presentation during ESPI 11th Autumn Conference, Mr. Nicolas Bouzou, Director of ASTERÈS and co-founder of the Belém Circle, presents in this paper his views on the future of space by applying Schumpeter’s theory on long-term economic cycles and discusses the conditions that could trigger a space-driven cycle. Download the paper here.


10 November 2017. The 2nd High Level Forum jointly organised by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the United Arab Emirates took place in Dubai on 6-9 November 2017.

It was entitled “Space as a Driver for Socio-Economic Sustainable Development”.

ESPI Director participated in the concluding High Level Panel addressing “Space as an Arena for Innovation, Integration and Investment".

The slides of his presentation can be downloaded he...


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