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Sponsors 2023

We would like to thank all sponsors for their strong support! 

Diamond Sponsor

GMV is today a worldwide leader in satellite-navigation systems. GMV has a major role on European GNSS systems Galileo and EGNOS, being today the prime contractor for the maintenance and evolution of the Galileo Control System and multiple Galileo Service centers having also the responsibility of the critical subsystems in the Galileo Mission Sys-tem. GMV is key player in international SBAS systems: it is in charge of the development of SouthPAN processing and control centers. GMV is a trusted partner in the provision of high accuracy GNSS products and PPP services for multiple applications such as autonomous driving, and the development or Galileo PRS receivers and applications for MoDs.

Platinum Sponsor
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Thales Alenia Space,  joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonar-do (33%), delivers solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and or-bital infrastructures. Governments and private industry alike count on Thales Alenia Space to design satellite-based systems that provide anytime, anywhere connections and positioning, monitor our planet, enhance management of its resources, and explore our Solar System and beyond. Thales Alenia Space also teams up with Telespazio to form the parent companies’ Space Alliance, which offers a complete range of services. Thales Alenia Space posted consolidated revenues of appro-ximately €2.15 billion in 2021 and has around 8,000 employees in 10 countries with 17 sites in Europe and a plant in the US.

Titanium Sponsor

Spaceopal is the Prime Contractor for the provision of operational ser-vices for Galileo, Europe’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Spaceopal, as key partner of European Union Agency for the Space Pro-gramme (EUSPA), is providing best in class services for high quality na-vigation, enhanced position, precise timing for more than 3 billion users worldwide.

Through its core business activities, Spaceopal is making a key contri-bution to Europe‘s performance in the field of GNSS and, in addition, provides Precise Point Positioning services through the NAVCAST® and the High Accuracy User Terminal solutions.

A joint venture founded in 2009 by the partners DLR Gesellschaft für Raumfahrtanwendungen (GfR) GmbH and Telespazio.

Space Night Sponsor

Airbus pioneers sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. Air-bus Defence and Space is a global space industry leader in satellite na-vigation, possessing all the necessary skills & capabilities to support the successful implementation of satellite navigation systems, used to pro-vide Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions to all users. Airbus Defence and Space is actively involved in the up-stream, providing both space and ground infrastructure and down-stream developing robust, resilient receiver solutions.

Exhibition Opening Sponsor

NavCert provides for more than 15 years world-wide technical services, assessment and voluntary certification services in the area of positioning, velocity and timing for components, systems and services. NavCert was founded as a Joint Venture between TÜV Süd and OECON in 2006. Since 2012 NavCert is a 100% subsidiary of the OECON Holding GmbH.

We are the first laboratory ever ISO 17025 accredited in Europe in the field of GNSS since 2012. As experts in the area of GNSS we support our customers active to leverage their developments offering independent assessments.

NavCert is ISO 17065 accredited as certification body for the testing of UAS by DAkkS and is a Notified Body for the EU Type Examination and Certification of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) according to the EU Drone Regulation (EU) 2019/945.

Gold Sponsor

DLR GfR at a glance: The Sky is not the Limit.

Thanks to the technical infrastructure we have implemented, we ensure 99,99% service avail-ability. DLR GfR’s constellation operations services at GCC-D comprise 24/7 routine operations and maintenance the Galileo satellites and of the related ground segment infrastructure.

From GCC-D we organise the operation of the globally distributed Galileo infrastructure, both on-ground and in-orbit, throughout all mission pha-ses. This includes mission planning and flight dynamics services, effici-ent team training and management, reliable configuration moni-toring and global service-level tracking and monitoring.

International and diverse.

With our international team of more than 250 experts, we offer our cus-tomers excellent service and navigate the Galileo project with foresight into the future.

Gold Sponsor

WORK Microwave has been designing and building GNSS simulators for more than 15 years, leveraging 35+ years of experience in RF so-lutions. Xidus’ latest features are multiple methods of spoofing under a simulated environment to add more robustness to the receiver testing environment.

WORK Microwave sets the industry benchmark for innovation in RF and digital signal processing technologies. The company is known for its cus-tomized, reliable, and high-quality solutions and for its world-class cus-tomer service. All products of the lines Navigation Simulators, SatCom, Defence & Governmental, and Sensors & Measurement are developed and produced in-house.

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Silver Sponsor

EUSPA‘s is the user-oriented operational Agency of the EU Space Pro-gramme, contributing to sustainable growth, security and safety of the European Union: 

-    Provides long-term, state-of-the-art safe and secure Galileo and EG-NOS positioning, navigation and timing services and cost-effective satel-lite communications services for governmental use.

-    Communicates, promotes, and develops the market for data, informa-tion and services offered by Galileo, EGNOS, Copernicus and GOVSAT-COM

-    Provides space-based tools and services to enhance the safety of the Union and its Member States. In particular, to support PRS usage across the EU

-    Implements and monitors the security of the EU Space Programme As of July 2023, manages Programme‘s Space Surveillance Tracking Front Desk operations service

Silver Sponsor
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OHB System AG is the largest subsidiary of the German space and technology group OHB SE and one of the three leading suppliers of space systems in Europe. Headquartered in Bremen and with a second strong site in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich, OHB System AG has more than 40 years of experience in the development of high-tech solutions for space missions and other fields of application. The portfolio of pro-ducts and services ranges from the realisation of satellite systems for Earth observation, navigation, telecommunications and reconnaissance to the design and implementation of missions for space exploration and the development of systems for human space flight. We.Create.Space.

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