Katya Rutkovskaya

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion survey for the EU Defence industry,

The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the EU Treaties establish equality and non-discrimination as fundamental values of the European Union. The European Commission, and the Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DG Defis) in particular, are actively contributing to the delivery of concrete initiatives promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) aiming to ensure that […]Read More

Agriculture from Space

Authors: Katya Rutkovskaya, Remco Timmermans Agriculture is one of the most important application areas for satellite data. Every spring, farmers around the world sow their fields, to grow the food crops that the world depends on for another year. Satellite Data in Agriculture The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) considers remote sensing […]Read More

Public-Private Partnerships for Copernicus Water Services

This week the Water-ForCE project held a webinar on Public-Private Partnerships for Copernicus Water Services. During this event speakers and participants looked at how European and international regulations enable Copernicus water applications. PrimeWater Project Dr. Mariano Bresciani, the senior researcher at CNR, held a presentation with the long title “Earth Observation for supporting freshwater reservoirs […]Read More

Groundstation.Water Team Makes the #WaterChallenge Finals!

Earlier this week, our Groundstation.Water team was announced as one of the three finalists in the SCOREwater project Water Challenge competition! On April 19 the team will present its paper prototype to the jury. The winner of the Challenge will be selected that same day. About the #WaterChallenge What if you could prevent water pollution, […]Read More

Call for Tender for Copernicus EMS

The Copernicus programme has opened a call for tender for rapid mapping solutions under its Emergency Management Service (EMS) Floods are among the costliest natural disasters in Europe and in the world, and represent around 30% of the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS) Rapid Mapping activations. The Rapid Mapping service delivers post-event crisis information in […]Read More

Join the webinar on Public-Private partnerships for Copernicus Water Services

Announcing the April 2022 edition in the Water-ForCE webinar series: This month you are invited to a webinar on “Public-Private Partnerships for Copernicus Water Services”. Wednesday 27 April 2022, from 16:00 CET Together with the organisers and speakers of this online event, you will look at how European and international regulations enable Copernicus water applications. […]Read More

Copernicus for Africa: Opportunities for Earth Observation for Water

Earlier this week we joined the “Copernicus for Africa” webinar, part of a series of webinars organised by the Water-ForCE Horizon 2020 project. In this webinar participants were introduced to Copernicus water-related projects in Africa and learned about opportunities to get involved. FANFAR Project overview Aytor Naranjo is the Business Development Director at Lobelia Earth, […]Read More

How satellites help cities become smart cities

Smart cities are cities of a new generation. Smart cities provide their citizens a high standard of living and efficient management, thanks to information technology, and based on a lot of data. An important source for this data for cities is space, where many satellites gather data about the world’s cities around the clock. How […]Read More

Have your say: Opportunities for you to get involved on

At Groundstation.space we aim to create awareness of the many opportunities in satellite data applications, as well as satellite data technologies. With our activities we hope to bring together local and international organisations around these opportunities. By participating in projects, publishing news and organising events, we create a vibrant community of providers and users of […]Read More