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MARINE-EO Industry Day: Open Market Consultation and Brokerage Event

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

This all-day event is organized by the MARINE-EO Consortium in collaboration with the European Commission in order to inform potential tenderers (industries, SMEs, start-ups, research centers, universities etc.) and end-users about the project objectives and the PCP procedure, while at the same time to broach the views of the market about the intended R&D scope.

Marine-EO: All eyes on Horizon 2020’s first Earth Observation Pre-Commercial Procurement

Thursday 23 February, 2017

The 1st Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) for Earth Observation services officially started on January 1st, 2017. Comprising of 9 partners from Greece, Portugal, Spain and Norway, the Consortium within a time span of 47 months will set the processes for publishing a call for tender that will invite the EO industry to develop robust innovative solutions beyond the current state-of-the art in the fields of both (i) maritime environment monitoring and (ii) security.

Kick-off Meeting in Athens

Friday 13 January, 2017

Marine-EO official kick-off meeting took place on January 12th, 2017 at the NCSR Demokritos premises in Athens. Representatives from all the 9 partners of the Consortium participated in the discussions about the project, the tasks and the plan for a successful Pre-Commercial Procurement endeavor for Earth Observation services.