Launch Event for the European Space Agency Business Applications Regional Ambassador Platform for the Midlands and North East England
The University of Nottingham is officially launching the ESA Business Applications Regional Ambassador Platform for the Midlands and North East England (RAP-MNE).
Join this online workshop to find out how your company can benefit from ESA’s support to develop downstream commercial satellite-based services across the Midlands, Yorkshire and the North East.
The event is being supported by NEXUS Leeds who are working with the University of Nottingham in the Regional Ambassador Platform.
NEXUS is a community of innovators located on the campus of the University of Leeds which enables businesses from all sectors to accelerate and de-risk innovation and maximise commercial returns.
INTRODUCTION TO ESA BUSINESS APPLICATIONS AND SPACE SOLUTIONS
11.00 Introduction and housekeeping – Paul Bhatia
11.05 Introduction to ESA Business Applications and Space Solutions – Dr Tony Sephton (ESA Business Applications, Innovation & Ventures office) and Ian Downey (UK Ambassador Network Coordinator)
11.20 Introduction to Space in the Midlands and North East – Paul Bhatia (ESA Business Applications Regional Ambassador for Midlands and North East)
11:30 Introduction to Nexus Leeds – Dennis Dokter (10 mins)
SPACE TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS
11.50 Introduction to Satellite Applications – Paul Bhatia
12.00 Cubesats and Applications – Dr Chantal Cappelletti (Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham)
12.10 Use of EO Technology – Dr. Anna Hogg (University of Leeds)
12.20 Case Study: “Using satellite data for road and infrastructure monitoring” – George Ye (Managing Director of UbiPOS)
12.40 Wrap-up and next steps – Paul Bhatia