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The Centre for EO Instrumentation (CEOI) is pleased to announce the release of the 11th Call for EO Technology and Instrumentation Development Proposals. We are looking to fund projects which will develop world-leading UK EO technologies for future operational or commercial missions, with a particular interest in technologies which will create export opportunities. The total budget available for the Call is £3.4M with additional PV funds required from industrial bidders. Proposals were due for submission by 17th January 2018.
If you are looking for a partner or service to complete your team/bid for the CEOI 11th Call for EO Technology and Instrumentation Development Proposals, CEOI published a list of organisations who would like to join you. Offerings include airborne demonstration platforms, calibration, optical design, software and much more.
CEOI and Satellite Applications Catapult are pleased to announce the date of a collaborative combined Technology Showcase as Thursday 26th October 2017, to be held at the Head Office of the Satellite Applications Catapult in Harwell.
" Earth Observation Showcase - Emerging Applications Powered by Innovative Technologies" will present the complete range of EO Technologies, majoring on emerging downstream applications enabled by innovative upstream technology developments.
Key note speakers from the European Space Agency and from Earth-i, will give an overview of the rapidly emerging landscape of satellite constellations.
The CEOI and NCEO held a joint Earth Observation Conference – EO Science and Technologies on 27-30 June 2017, Bath University, showcasing the latest science results and technological innovations in Earth Observation
The CEOI has reached its 10th anniversary. The CEOI was originally set up in April 2007 and is funded by the UK Space Agency to support UK industry and universities to develop new technologies for space and to maintain its position as a world-leader in Earth Observation satellite technology. The CEOI has funded more than 50 new technologies, with innovations including instruments to measure air quality, monitor forests and climate change, and to increase our understanding of the polar regions, oceans and winds. The CEOI has awarded £14.2m in Earth Observation grants, putting Earth Observation at the heart of the Agency’s long-term strategy to stimulate future innovation and growth for the UK
This article discusses the rapid convergence of remote sensing and autonomous technologies, the wide range of applications that are emerging, and the many societal, legal, trust, security and ethical challenges that such systems will need to address.CEOI 10th Call for EO Technology and Instrumentation Development Proposals, Q1 2017
The Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation is pleased to announce that the CEOI has been renewed, with the UK Space Agency continuing to invest strongly in future EO instrument technology. With three years' confirmed funding and an expectation of continuing into the 2020's, we have settled on the name "CEOI-2020" for this next phase. That will take us into our second decade and we are already looking forward to the teenage years...
The CEOI-ST held a Challenge Workshop on “Affordable Space” on Thursday 16th October in Bristol. The workshop explored the technology needs and cost drivers for EO missions in the context of recognising the range of ESA and national missions that can be enabled by reducing cost.
Last Updated on Sunday, 23 November 2014
New EO Technology Projects, July 2014
The CEOI-ST has funded 16 new projects following the 7th EO Technology Call, and the projects are now underway.
Last Updated on Thursday 31st July 2014
Applications for membership of a UK EO Mission Advisory Group (EOMAG) have closed. The first meeting took place on 15th April 2014.The EOMAG role is to peer review potential EO projects (missions, instruments and technologies) and to support work being carried out for the UK Space Agency by the Centre for EO Instrumentation and Space Technology in assessing potential bilateral mission opportunities.