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Broker Focus – Verhaert Netherlands

3 November 2016

The ESA space solutions network (NTTI) boasts no less than 15 technology transfer brokers across Europe. All have their own unique talents and many offer wide ranging services supporting and pushing the boundaries of innovation.

OnyxStar drone. Copyright Wikipedia/ZullyC3P-OnyxStar
Rafael van Grieken, Regional Minister of Education, Youth and Sport, Madrid Region, awarded the overall prize at the 2016 European Satellite Navigation Competition to the University of Strathclyde’s Carmine Clemente, Domenico Gaglione and Hina Bacai. Copyright AZO/A.Valdenebro
ESA space solutions® Prize winners in the 2016 European Satellite Navigation Competition. From left: Head of ESA’s Technology Transfer Programme Office Frank M. Salzgeber with Sasha Afanasieva and Alessio Nunzi from Blubel Tech Ltd. Copyright AZO/A.Valdenebro
ESA’s space solutions Prize in the 2016 European Satellite Navigation Competition went to Blubel Tech company from England for their smart bicycle bell that guides cyclists simply and intuitively using a mix of sounds and lights. Copyright Blubel Tech Ltd

Satellites to spot drones and guide cyclists

26 October 2016

A space-age system for detecting drones took home the grand prize in this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition, while ESA’s prize went to a smart satnav bicycle bell.

When Space Meets Health

When space meets Health

12 October 2016

Health industry could work with space industry to create common solutions.

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst working with Biolab in Europe’s Columbus laboratory on the International Space Station during his Blue Dot mission in 2014. Biolab is an experiment workstation tailored for research on biological samples such as micro-organisms, cells, tissue cultures, plants and small invertebrates. Copyright ESA/NASA

Automating Sample testing thanks to space

6 October 2016

A miniaturised biotech unit developed for the International Space Station is improving medical diagnoses on Earth with affordable automation of small-scale diagnostics

David Gibbons (Manager of ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland), Mary Mitchell O'Connor (Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation) and Franco Ongaro (ESA's Director of Technical and Quality Management) pictured in the Tyndall National Institute, Cork at the inauguration of the ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland on 7 September 2016. Copyright Tyndall National Institute/D. Mc Sweeney/Provision
Ireland's Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O'Connor speaking at the opening of the ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland on 7 September 2016. Copyright ESA
ESA's Director of Technical and Quality Management and Head of ESTEC Franco Ongaro speaking at the opening of the ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland on 7 September 2016. Copyright Tyndall National Institute
Tyndall National Institute in Cork leads the ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland in partnership with Athlone Institute of Technology, Maynooth University, and Irish Maritime and Energy Research Cluster. The centre opened 7 September 2016. Copyright Tyndall National Institute
ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland was inaugurated 7 September 2016. Copyright Tyndall National Institute

Launch of Space Solutions Centre Ireland

8 September 2016

Ireland boosted its use of space technology this week for down-to-Earth applications by opening the ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland business incu

Space station research

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10000 lightyears away

4 August 2015

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