Creating a market for satellite-based applications
Welcome to the ‘Space for Smart Cities’ project! In this project we are looking into opportunities to integrate satellite-based information services into the smart city environment as well as the barriers holding back market creation. One of our focus areas is public procurement of operational services.
Singapore, the dynamic city-state known for its innovation and urban development, has firmly embraced space technology to propel its Smart Nation initiative and revolutionize urban mobility. With a keen eye on enhancing infrastructure, improving traffic management, and driving sustainability, Singapore is leveraging space data and satellite technology to shape its
In today’s world, the role of space technologies in fostering sustainable development and enhancing infrastructure has become increasingly vital. These technologies offer innovative solutions to address challenges related to energy access, climate change, and humanitarian relief operations. The integration of satellite data and communication systems provides valuable insights and tools
Urban planning and planners use maps or technology tools to study the impact of land use development on urban areas and make the right decisions for the future growth of the cities. The Urban Footprint technique allows an analytical and consistent overview and helps to visualize existing land use options
Based on existing EU and international initiatives, Ukrainian cities that commit to the target of climate neutrality can become part of the EU Cities Mission and subsequent Horizon Europe calls. This has now been formalised in a new call under this mission, identified as HORIZON-MISS-2023-CIT-02-01 “Associating Ukrainian cities to the
At one of the last big space events of 2022 in Rome, Italy, the Copernicus Masters network announced the 2022 competition winners. The overall winner of the competition is Green City Makers, a solution that also is one out of two winners of the 2022 ESA Frontier Tech Challenge. Green
In the world of urban development ‘smart cities’ is the buzzword of the decade. This is reinforced by UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11, that aims to ‘make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable’. Space can play an important role in making cities resilient, sustainable and smart.