The flying kettle31 July 2017
The flying kettle31 July 2017 A warm meal was quickly delivered by a drone from an ESA business incubator start-up to the last inhabitant in a remote village in Portugal.
One plant at a time 27 July 2017
One plant at a time 27 July 2017 Precision farming is set to become even more precise with a new camera drawing on satellite imaging. Thanks to research with ESA on new cameras, hyperspectral cameras flying on drones are now able to see details as small as 4–5 cm.
ESA space solutions prize drives start-up market entry 08 June 2017 The European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) is a powerful deal pipeline for future-oriented applications and services for the unique ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) network.
Novel use of satnav saves precious water12 May 2017
Novel use of satnav saves precious water12 May 2017 Water conservation is a growing concern globally, and particularly for farmers in the USA, where decades of irrigating huge fields has depleted vital resources of fresh surface water and groundwater. An ESA spin-off that can help to preserve water sup...
Living in space and back to Earth 09 May 2017
Living in space and back to Earth 09 May 2017 Nutrition, mobility, fashion and living: innovation in technical textiles is necessary to make settlements in space possible. When used down here on Earth, it opens up a new set of opportunities in our daily lives.