EU GNSS Research and Technology Development Workshop

The workshop on European Global Satellite System (GNSS) Research and Technology Development (RTD) will be organised by the European Commission in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European GNSS Agency (GSA).

This event is being held to consult stakeholders of the European GNSS community on RTD areas of potential interest to be funded under Horizon 2020 in the period 2015-2020.

The scope includes Galileo/ EGNOS infrastructure, mission and services R&D, GNSS signals,  and basic GNSS RTD.

Please note that receiver and applications R&D will not be covered in this workshop

The workshop will consist of six topical sessions, during which stakeholders from industry, SMEs, academia, and technology institutes are solicited to discuss and define important lines of GNSS research. Register Here by entering you e-mail address.

Event date: 04 June 2014
Location: Venue will be confirmed soon
Brussels – (Belgium)

Preliminary Workshop Agenda
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:10 Opening – Matthias Petschke (European Commission)
09:10 – 09:30 European GNSS evolution – Hermann Ebner (European Commission)
09:30 – 09:50 Horizon 2020 explained – Tanja Zegers (European Commission)
09:50 – 10:05 An academic perspective – Christoph Gunther (Technical University Munich)
10:05 – 10:20 An SME perspective – Mark Dumville (Nottingham Scientific Limited)
10:20 – 10:35 An industry perspective – Pierre Lionnet (Eurospace)
10:35 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 -12.45 Topical Sessions A
– Galileo space infrastructures R&D
– EGNSS Mission & Services R&D
– GNSS signals R&D

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch Break

13:45 – 15:15 Topical Sessions B
– EGNOS R&D
– Galileo ground infrastructure and operations R&D
– GNSS science and basic technology development

15:15 – 15.45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:30 Session Chairs / Rapporteurs summarise their sessions
16:30 – 17:00 Conclusion and Outlook
End of the workshop

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