Short study to look at how best to further develop the Harwell cluster

Auburn Space Consulting Ltd is performing a short study to look at how best to further develop the Harwell Space Cluster, especially in the downstream and considering the opportunities created by UK Spaceports and small launcher capabilities. We would like to consult with BARSC members at all levels to get views of the industry in […]

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Kick-start Activities: Outdoor Tourism

Tender now open for proposals. The Thematic Call on Outdoor Tourism is now open as part of the Call for Proposals for Kick-Start activities. The submission deadline is: 13 March 2017, 13:00 CET. A dedicated clarification note has been added to the official tender documentation on EMITS (AO8872), which indicates whether your National Delegate has […]

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2017 NPA Satellite Mapping Seminar

Friday March 3rd 2017 Geological Society of London Building on NPA Satellite Mapping’s popular annual events in the UK and USA, the theme of this year’s seminar in London is “Satellite Imagery & Beyond: Discovering the Value of Remote Sensing”. This free, client-focussed event will include a range of presentations that showcase the different ways […]

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Call for UK Space Conference Abstracts

Call for Abstracts now open – the organisers of the UK Space Conference 2017 have announced that they are inviting registered delegates to submit an abstract to deliver an oral presentation in a number of sessions or a poster display. To find out more, download the Abstracts PDF Flyer The Small Business Hub within the […]

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Rasters Revealed is go!

The full list of speakers for the Rasters Revealed meeting is now available on the conference website. Check them out here: Rasters Revealed The meeting is taking place on the 21st February 2017 at Worcester College in Oxford, and is great value at £45 for the entire day. If you would like to come along, […]

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BARSC Welcomes the Satellite Applications Catapult as New Member

The British Association of Remote Sensing Companies is delighted to announce that the Satellite Applications Catapult has taken advantage of the new Observer Membership class and joined the Association. From their offices on the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire, the Satellite Applications Catapult works to create and accelerate economic growth in the UK through the application […]

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BARSC Hosts Japanese Earth Observation Delegation

The BARSC Committee recently hosted a visit from a Japanese delegation of officials led by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and which also included representatives from Japan Space Systems, Japan EO-Satellite Service Ltd. and the PASCO Corporation. During the friendly meeting, the BARSC members were given a fascinating insight into Japanese space activity […]

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CEOI Tenth Call for Earth Observation Technology and Instrument Development Proposals

On behalf of the UK Space Agency, the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation has announced its Tenth EO Instrument Technology Call, with the primary aim to solicit new and innovative ideas for EO technology developments. The CEOI will also consider proposals to develop higher TRL technologies through airborne demonstration or by the development of a […]

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Your Country Needs You!

The Government is developing a new strategy to implement the principles set out in the 2015 National Space Policy. The four principles in the National Space Policy are that Government: 1. Recognises that space is of strategic importance to the UK because of the value that space programmes deliver back to public services, national security, […]

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Rasters Revealed

Rasters Revealed is a one day meeting being held on 21st February 2017 in the impressive surrounds of Worcester College, Oxford. The aim of the meeting will be to bring together everyone and anyone who has a an interest in spatial raster datasets. If you create, model, manage, pre-process, analyse or disseminate such data then […]

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About BARSC

The British Association of Remote Sensing Companies (BARSC) was established in 1985, and represents the interests of all those involved in remote sensing activities, from major companies to SMEs and independent consultants. The Association Objectives are:
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To conserve, promote and protect the interests of, and encourage co-operation between, all UK companies, partnerships and individuals offering and undertaking consulting and contracting services in the field of remote sensing.
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To ensure that the interests of the Members of the Association are fully represented in all national, international and government committees which may exist and exert influence on the spheres of interest of Members.
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To liaise with Government departments, academic institutions and other similar bodies when undertaking contractual remote sensing activities in the operation of the professional and commercial services provided by Members.
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To encourage international funding and executing Agencies or organisations instigating remote sensing projects overseas to co-operate with BARSC and its Members.
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To provide a forum for representations to government and other appropriate bodies in connection with overseas trade visits and exhibitions.
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Do all such other things as may be conducive to the attainment of the above objectives