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The Element 2 activity GEONAV is featured on the Phys.org website and covers how Satellite Navigation is helping with tracking and monitoring Rugby players. The complete article can be found here.   
Preparations for the NAVISP Industry Days are on-going in full-speed and the complete agenda for the event is now available. Please find it below or by following this link. Please find the registration here. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
The registration for the NAVISP Industry Days is now open, click here if you would like to register. The agenda is now established, find it here. NAVISP Industry Days is the workshop for the successful ESA-programme NAVISP, aimed at fostering Innovation and Competitiveness in the Positioning Navigation and Timing domain.  You will learn about NAVISP opportunities and its current projects…
NAVISP is attending the International Navigation Conference arranged by the Royal Institute of Navigation. The conference is being held in Edingburgh, UK, and includes many of the biggest names, programmes, and companies within the PNT sector, including NAVISP. A dedicated NAVISP stand is in place, come by and learn more about the future of PNT. More information about the event can be found…
NAVISP is moving at very fast speed. The 2020 Work Plan for Element 1 has just been approved at the November PB-NAV and is here available. In this document you will find the Invitation to Tenders that will be published during 2020 together with the planned schedule.
There are more than five billion satnav devices on Earth. Along with smartphones and mobile receivers, this figure includes networks of fixed receiver stations, used to improve accuracy. An ESA-led project will harness these networks to provide an ongoing overview of satnav performance from the global to national and regional scale. “The general assumption is that Global Navigation Satellite…
2019 has been a busy year for ESA’s NAVISP programme. We would like to share our successes and achievements with you during the second edition of our NAVISP Industry Days. The event is planned to take place in ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, on 22nd – 23 January 2020. More than 150 participants attended last year's event, exchanging views on a wide range of engaging presentations on…
Following the success of NAVISP’s first years, we have decided to propose a NAVISP phase 2 for Space19+. In order to support the NAVISP phase 2 preparation, we have set up the Navigation Innovation and Support Programme Advisory Committee (NAVAC). NAVAC is a committee of senior external experts established in October 2018 by the ESA Director of Navigation to advise on the objectives,…
NAVISP was recently featured in GPS World. The article treats the aims and focus of the NAVISP Programme and highlights our broader aim of engaging with the PNT sector, i.e. that we are not only considering Galileo, but also how other systems can provide users the PNT services and resilience they need, regardless of whether the signals come from space. The article can be found here. We are…
Summertime in Europe equals festivals: people gathered together for music and arts under an open sky. But the very popularity of these events can lead to problems. The NAVISP Element 2 activity AGORA, makes use of smartphones – that essential festival accessory – to help reduce overcrowding, avoid overwhelmed facilities and keep friends together. “Pretty much everyone at a festival has a…