HSC and OHB-Hellas meeting

The President and the CEO of the Hellenic Space Center, Prof. Ioannis A. Daglis and Dr. Nick Sergis, had a meeting with Dr. A. Panopoulou, Managing Director of OHB-Hellas and M. Bernou, CTO and Deputy Manager of OHB-Hellas. The meeting took place at the HSC premises and was focused on OHB-Hellas activities and potential synergies with the Greek Space ecosystem.

Virtual meeting of HSC and DLR

The President and the CEO of the Hellenic Space Center, Prof. Ioannis A. Daglis and Dr. Nick Sergis, held a virtual meeting with Dr. Walther Pelzer, Head of the German Space Agency, and Christian Müller, ESA/EU advisor at the German Aerospace Center, and discussed topics of mutual interest in the context of opportunities for future collaboration.

4th Symposium on Space Educational Activities (SSEA)

The Symposium on Space Educational Activities (SSEA), organised by the European Space Agency’s Education Office, provides a forum for university students, professionals working in education, and other young professionals to present and discuss their experiences organising, running and/or participating in Educational Activities related to Space. The 4th SSEA is to be held on April 2022 in Barcelona, Spain, and the local organisation team is led by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech. There are also different scholarships available for students.

Abstract submission deadline: Nov. 1st, 2021

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Announcement of Opportunity: 1st Winter Course on GeoInformation and Space Data management

As a first step to implement the recommendations of the International Space Forum (ISF), held in Reggio Calabria on 5/9/2019, the Italian Space Agency and the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, in collaboration with the e-GEOS Company and the support of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), are organizing the 1st Winter Course on GeoInformation and Space Data management for the Sustainable Development and Needs of the Mediterranean Region.

Deadline for applications: Sept. 28, 2021

Financial support: Offered for up to 25 selected participants.

Application procedure: Any interested Government/University/Research Institutions of the Mediterranean Countries will have to submit the CV and requested attachments of their selected candidate exclusively to the ASI Office and e-mail address indicated in the Announcement of Opportunity.

Read the Announcement and the Announcement of Opportunity.

HCS meeting with SITAEL and Hellenic ASI

The CEO of the Hellenic Space Center, Dr. Nick Sergis, held a meeting with Dr M. Molina, Managing Director of SITAEL-Italia, Dr N. Bazakas, General Manager at SITAEL-Hellas, and Dr A. Potsis, President of the Hellenic Industrial Space Association (Hellenic ASI). The meeting took place at the HSC premises, and matters of common interest were discussed.

The President of H.S.C. at the “Education Revolution Conference” of the 85th TIF

Τhe President of H.S.C, Prof. Ioannis A. Daglis, on Wednesday, September 15, participated in a Panel Discussion titled “Technology and Innovation in Education”, a part of the “Education Revolution Conference”. This one-day event was organized during the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair, by the U.S. Mission in Greece, in partnership with Socialinnov and the Ministry of Digital Governance, and was hosted at Section “Digital Greece” (Pavilion 12).

Visit of Prof. Vassilis Angelopoulos, UCLA

On Friday, September 10, 2021, Prof. Angelopoulos (UCLA) and Prof. Daglis had an extensive discussion on issues of space education, space technology and, in particular, on the challenges and potential of small satellite missions.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships from ESA

ESA's postdoctoral Research Fellowship programme offers early-career scientists and engineers the possibility to carry out research in a variety of disciplines related to space science, space applications or space technology. Learn more

Deadline for applications: September 27, 2021.

Visit of Mr. Taku ARAMAKI, Embassy of Japan in Greece

On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, Mr. Taku ARAMAKI, the Deputy Chief of Mission from the Embassy of Japan in Greece, visited the President of H.S.C., Prof. Ioannis A. Daglis. During the visit, matters of common interest, within the responsibilities of H.S.C., were discussed.

Round-table discussion about H.S.C. at HELAS Conference

Round-table discussion “Hellenic Space Center, national space program and participation in ESA space missions”, coordinated by the President of the Hellenic Space Center Prof. Ioannis A. Daglis at the 15th Hellenic Astronomical Conference, with the participation of: Prof. V. Angelopoulos (UCLA, USA), Dr. I. Dandouras (IRAP, France), Prof. T. Sarris (DUTH), Dr. A. Solomonidou (Caltech/JPL, USA).
Watch the recorded discussion here (in English).

National Space Policy and Strategic Action Plan

The H.S.C. has submitted its proposal on the National Space Policy and the Strategic Action Plan to the Minister of Digital Governance and the Secretary General of Telecommunications and Post.
View the Proposal here (in Greek).

The President of H.S.C. at ISF

Participation of the President of the Hellenic Space Center Prof. Ioannis A. Daglis in the virtual meeting International Space Forum (ISF) 2019 – The Mediterranean Chapter, organised by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria.

JAXA call for research proposals

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) now conducts the third Research Announcement on the Earth Observations (EO-RA3) for its Earth observation satellite projects.
Application deadline: July 27 2021. Learn more

H.S.C. at Alpha Mission Delos

The President and the CEO of the Hellenic Space Center, Prof. Ioannis A. Daglis and Dr. Nick Sergis, participated in the launch event of "Alpha Mission Delos”, held on the island of Delos.

The President of H.S.C. at IAF

The President of H.S.C., Prof. Ioannis A. Daglis, participates in a roundtable discussion of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) about space exploration and its related dangers. Learn more

Galileo Masters Competition

The Galileo Masters is the global innovation competition scouting for cutting-edge solutions using satellite navigation data. From April onwards, with the support of our global space network of more than 89 partners, we are looking for the best GNSS solutions and business cases in the field of e.g. agriculture, healthcare, cyber security, environment.

Application deadline: July 19 2021.

Take a look at this year’s Challenges and Prizes: https://galileo-masters.eu/galileo-prizes/galileo-prize-greece/

Copernicus Masters Competition

The Copernicus Masters is the global innovation competition at the forefront of Earth observation (EO) data utilization. It awards innovators fostering new solutions and concepts that showcase the benefits of the European Copernicus services to our everyday life.

Application deadline: July 19 2021.

Take a look at this year’s Challenges and Prizes: https://copernicus-masters.com/copernicus-prizes/copernicus-prize-greece/

Call for applications for the Inter-institutional Master's Degree Program - "Space Technologies, Applications and SeRvices (STAR)"

The Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is currently accepting applications for the Inter-institutional Master's Degree Program "Space Technologies, Applications and SeRvices (STAR)".

Application deadline: June 11 2021.

Find the call here (in greek). Official website: http://star.uoa.gr/

Upcoming announcement for the recruitment of Special Scientific Staff

Τhe Hellenic Space Center will soon post an announcement concerning the hiring of Specialised Scientific Staff. The announcement and the required application forms (in Greek) will be available on the HSC website.

Announcement – Invitation of secondments for the HSC staff

As part of its staffing efforts the Hellenic Space Center has launched an open call of interest for filling five (5) positions by secondment of employees who currently serve in the General Government and/or the wider Public Sector. Those interested can find detailed information at the link below: Announcement of Secondments