2nd FP7 SPACE Conference

2012/12/06

2nd FP7 Space Conference

 

2nd FP7 Space Conference

Place and date:

2nd Space Conference took place in Larnaca (Cyprus) on 15-16 November 2012.

 

Objectives

This scientific conference presented the results of the FP7 Space Research Programme and also investigated future options for European research in the space field.

This scientific conference presented the current status and results of the 3rd call of FP7 space research, and also discuss future options for European research in the space field. In doing so, the conference will aim at demonstrating the
evolution and use of space tools for a sustainable economic andn environmental development in a European and global context.

Main topics of the event were following:

  • space research to monitor environment and climate;
  • space research for sustainable economic growth;
  • space research at the service of citizens;
  • exploration of the universe and the solar system;
  • comprehension of solar-earth interactions;
  • development of new space technologies;
  • human habitats in space;
  • future direction of European space research;  

Results

The second FP7 Space Conference that took place in Larnaca gathered around 200 participants - space experts, researchers and industry stakeholders, personalities from European and international space science and research organisations, coordinators and members of FP7 funded research projects, representatives of national space administrations and space agencies, as well as high level EC and ESA officials.

The conference aimed at enhancing awareness of FP7 space results amongst policy makers, scientists and journalists and at strengthening international cooperation.

It explored such topics as: space research to monitor environment and climate; space research for sustainable economic growth; space research at the service of citizens; exploration of the universe and the solar system; comprehension of solar-earth interactions; development of new space technologies; human habitats in space; future direction of European space research; and - last but not least - international cooperation in space endeavours.

 

Astri Polska presentation

Astri Polska has participated in the conference and had got its presentation there.  

 

Pictures from the conference can be found in GALLERY section.

 

For more information on 2nd FP7 Space Conference visit:  http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/newsroom/cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=5903