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9T Labs AG, a pioneering force in digital, automated, and cost-efficient serial production of continuous fiber components, will host Composites United Innovation Day on September 21, 2023, at its headquarter in Zürich, Switzerland. The event will focus on the theme of “Innovation through Collaboration,” and will feature presentations and discussions from leading experts in the composites industry.
“Aiming High: The Story of the James Webb Space Telescope and How it is Changing our View of the Universe”
Tuesday, July 11th 2023, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
EPFL Polydôme Auditorium
Thomas Zurbuchen is the longest continually running Head of Science at NASA from 2016 to 2022. Previously Professor for Space Science and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan. Also founder of the largest Entrepreneurship programme at American Universities – the Michigan Center for Entrepreneurship – and a member of the international Academy of Astronautics.
5:45 pm Doors open
6:00 pm Welcome Address, Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL
6:10 pm Conference, “Aiming High: The Story of the James Webb Space Telescope and How it is Changing our View of the Universe”, Thomas Zurbuchen, Astrophysicist
6:40 pm Q&A Moderated by: Julie Böhning, Co-founder, Gruyère Space Program
7:00 pm Closing remarks, Aude Pugin, CEO, APCO Technologies
7:05 pm Cocktail
8:00 pm End of the event
The biggest European event entirely dedicated to Cybersecurity for the space industry, organized by CYSEC, will take place in Paris on April 26-27th, 2023.
Today, many critical services on Earth depend on the collection and transmission of data by satellites. According to Allied Market Research, downstream services relying on satellite data will represent a $19,36B market by 2027 at a CAGR of 19,1%.
Ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of space data against cyber threats is a new challenge as satellites have historically been designed to be reliable and not secure.
In addition, recent trends such as software-defined satellites, usage of COTS components, in-orbit reconfiguration, intelligence on board, quantum technologies, etc are making space assets and data more and more vulnerable to cyber-attacks.
CYSAT aims at bringing together the space and IT security communities to build a European ecosystem capable to respond to the current and future challenges faced by the European space industry.
Challenges and opportunities in the space field. Practical and useful information for space industries and newcomers in the domain.
! This event is dedicated to Swiss organisations with invited international speakers !
The event will be held at BernExpo on April 25-26 and will offer:
- Presentations over 2 days: the agenda might be subject to minor changes.
- Physical Face-2-Face meeting sessions
The Space Community Days 2023 offer a platform to exchange experiences and to support cooperation. This is a great opportunity to listen to prominent speakers involving ESA program managers, representatives of Swiss companies and of the Large European System Integrators.
The event is intended to be an occasion to meet again after the pandemic, and to learn about future opportunities in select ESA programmes. The community days will also be the occasion to improve the dialogue between space science and industry through dedicated sessions. The event focuses on specific and select tangible opportunities for Swiss entities, namely for SME’s.
In the afternoon of the first Day, we have the pleasure to welcome Prof. Masaki Fujimoto, Deputy Director General at JAXA for a keynote presentation on Hayabusa2. This will open a session fostering the “dialogue between space science and space industries” organised together with ISSI Bern and the NCCR PlanetS.
To encourage further networking and extend the discussions we are pleased to invite you to a Gala Dinner on Tuesday evening at the Kornhauskeller in Bern – Don’t miss this exclusive moment of conviviality!
The second day is dedicated to the presentation of new ESA e-tools and national support initiatives. A session on AI for space will be organised in the afternoon.
You can optimise your attendance by using this platform in order to book your B2B meetings with other participants, including the speakers, at your convenience.
Outer space has become an increasingly important resource for the Earth. Thousands of satellites orbit the Earth, providing social, scientific, and economic benefits to people on the ground. However, the rapid growth in the space industry poses challenges to space sustainability, which call for international collaborations. Prof. Jean-Paul Kneib, Director, EPFL Laboratory of Astrophysics & EPFL Space Center (Space), will first share his perspectives on the current space industry and his research on sustainable space logistics, followed by Prof. Dr. Shufan WU, Executive Vice Dean of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, who will share his insights on how space science and technologies contributed to the SDG goals and the general SDG development in China.
The Italian government has established the National Day of Space on December 16. On the day before, in 1964, Italy launched the S. Marco 1 satellite, becoming the third country to have space capabilities.
In order to celebrate the third edition of the Italian National Day of Space in Switzerland, the Italian Embassy in Bern and EPFL organise a public event which brings together Swiss and Italian astronauts and Space Agencies, large space companies and university spin-offs.
On November 14th, 16:00-17:00, webinar : Solar System Objects (SSOs) Pipeline for the Euclid Mission, by Aurelien Verdier. During this webinar, you will see how a pipeline for a spatial mission at ESA is developed, from the definition of the goal to the implementation, and all the challenges we had to face. The talk will focus on asteroid detection (SSOs), where they are, and why we need to detect them, but also on the Euclid mission. The presentation will be concluded with an overview of the experience gained during two years through the YGT program, technically but also humanly.
Taking place between the 4-6th November 2022, “Space for the Financial World” will be held online and in-person at 10 locations in Europe. In Switzerland, the event will be hosted by Space4Impact in Zürich. This is an exciting opportunity for participants, with prizes to support the development of the winning pitches.
Precision Mechanisms & Structures Interest Group
After two years of online meetings, we have the pleasure to announce a new edition of our roundtable related to precision mechanisms and structures for space applications. We look forward to gathering the community in presence once again. The roundtable will start with presentations and will be followed by a networking aperitif.
For organizational purposes, registration is mandatory on the following link:
We will keep you informed of the room number. There will be no web broadcasting.
If your company is not a member yet, check out how to become a member.
Please do not hesitate to contact Gilles Feusier if you have any questions: email@example.com
You can still register for the CAS Systems Engineering training starting in August! It offers advanced training in complex system description, development and verification for engineers. At the same time, it prepares engineers for leading roles within increasingly interdisciplinary and complex system tasks.
Join the team of ExoLabs (exolabs.ch), a dynamic company specialized in the development of remote sensing solutions. ExoLabs is a spin-off of the University of Zürich, founded in 2017.
You will be involved in the exploration and testing of new technological solutions that leverage spatial data to solve problems of public administrations. The objective is to identify new services or to optimize existing processes in public administrations in areas such as land management, environmental monitoring, or statistics.
Join prospective customers and partners at ESA’s Industry Space Days for two days of intense networking on 28 – 29 September. Do not forget to register now to meet members of the European space community at ESA/ESTEC (Noordwijk, The Netherlands), showcase products and services in an industry exhibition and listen to presentations by ESA top-level management about future business opportunities.
Internship position opportunity at SpacePNT who is a leading Swiss company based in Neuchâtel.
28 March – 1 April, EPFL, Lausanne. SATW and its partners offer you a special week dedicated to space. Join us to discover the actors who contribute to make Switzerland a space nation. The global space industry is booming. Half a century after the first space race that led mankind to set foot on the Moon, new public and private actors are redoubling their energy and innovation to explore, understand and use space. This new era opens up tremendous opportunities but also presents many challenges. How does space contribute to improving our life on Earth and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? What role does Switzerland play? Find out from March 28 to April 1.
18-19 March 2022, SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne. Take an incredible journey through the past, current, and future of human space flight and space exploration, as we tell the continuing story of humankind’s greatest adventure. From the APOLLO program through to present day NASA and global space agencies commitment to landing humans including the first woman, and the next man on the Moon by the mid 2020’s via the ARTEMIS program, establishing sustainable missions by the end of the decade, and to the next giant leap for all humanity – sending humans to Mars. An unprecedented live event experience, this is LEGENDS OF SPACE.
We warmly thank all those who came to our Annual Assembly 2021 on Wednesday 8 December at EPFL. It was a successful edition and we look forward to future projects with the space community! If you couldn’t join us on site, we invite you to watch the video recording here.
Get ready for lift-off! In January 2022 Space4Impact will kick-off it’s first acceleration program for downstream space applications. The Space2Earth Accelerator will bring together space startups and strategic partners across industries.
Join the call for startups and apply starting 7th October 2021!
A new lecture has started during the Autumn semester 2021 at ETH Zürich: “Space Research and Exploration”. The lecture series is hosted by Prof. Sascha P. Quanz in the presence of several renowned speakers from the space sector ready to share their knowledge and passion with the students:
– Andrea Fortier, University of Bern
– Volker Gass, EPFL
– Adrian Glauser, ETH Zürich
– Louise Harra, ETH Zürich
– Hendrik Kolvenbach, ETH Zürich
– Florian Kehl, University of Zurich / Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts / NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
– Anna Kubik, ETH Zürich
– Deborah Müller, RUAG Space
– Claude Nicollier, ESA Astronaut
– Didier Queloz, ETH Zürich
– Thomas Reiter, ESA Astronaut
More information on the lecture here.
New educational trail for kids accross the ETH Hönggerberg campus consisting of seven stations with interesting facts about space travel, physics and the planet Mars. Ideal for school classes and children’s events, upon registration only.
16-25 July 2021, Lucerne. The Field Campaign of the third edition of IGLUNA will take place this year in a hybrid way. Some student teams will travel to Switzerland and meet in Lucerne, while the others will join online from their respective countries. From 16 to 25 July, they will have the task of testing and demonstrating the technologies they developed during the 2020-2021 academic year around the theme “A space habitat with remote operations”.