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Sapienza Consulting attends the Smart Space Conference 2019

25/06/2019 – Noordwijk – The Netherlands 

Sapienza Consulting attended the 9th edition of Smart Space, ESA’s Business Applications Annual Conference, hosted by ESA BIC Sud France and CNES, and held in Toulouse, France, between the 3 and 5 June 2019. The goal of the Smart Space Conference was to bring agencies, industry, users, experts, entrepreneurs and investors together to foster partnerships and inspire new ideas. 

Sapienza Consulting’s Head of Consultancy Services, Frederique Berenbach, and our ECSAT-based Applications Engineering team attended to find out about the latest developments and funding opportunities from ESA and CNES in satellite applications and downstream services enabled by space technologies and data. The conference gave a good insight into the NewSpace ecomony with some inspiring talks and demonstrations from Astropreneurs, VCs and Business experts. 

The talks offered a great insight into how space technologies can be integrated with disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Virtual Reality and 5G, to create new radical and innovative business applications, commented Frederique Berenbach.

In this year’s edition, the thematic sessions focused on a wide range of topics, from Smart Finance and technologies to Smart Health or Mobility. 

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