Events and news from Poland.
Between the 26th and 27th of May in Gdansk an EOVation event was held. This hackathon focused on the use of Earth Observation data for applications in the Middle East and South Asia.
The Polish Creotech Instruments company presented the new small satellite HyperSat platform.
On February 17th the resolution of the Council of Ministers regarding accepting the Polish Space Strategy was published on the Monitor Polski website.
The new agreement between Poland and the European Space Agency was signed on January 12th in Warsaw. The document was signed by Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General of ESA, and Mateusz Morawiecki, Deputy Prime Minister of the Polish Government.
Current state of Polish space sector has been described in a new “Reaching for the stars” brochure published by Polish Ministry of Development and Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP).
This year, Polish regional edition of the Galileo Masters competition has been won by an aircraft anti-collision project. Awards were also given to a real estate market application and a maritime sports solution.
On Friday, September 9th, experts have chosen the winner of the Polish edition of the Galileo Masters competition. The name of the winner will be announced at the end of October.
The fifth week of the Space3ac programme is on the way. Little time remains before the big “Demo Day”, during which projects would be presented in front of potential investors.
Will Poland finally posses its very own telecommunications satellite in a couple of years? Now it is probable, and the military has been pointing out the urgent need of possessing one for years.