Industry Position Papers

Industry organises its work on policy and technical matters within thematic Working Groups, Task Forces & Panels. Official industry positions prepared by Eurospace are available here.

Industry Manifesto for a resilient satellite system for secure connectivity… to make Europe fit for the Digital Age

The European space industry has therefore reflected on a forward-thinking approach to support the initiative by proposing possible ways forward and use these preliminary ideas to initiate a dialogue with the European Commission, the European Member States and, especially, the stakeholders of the telecommunication sector (space and terrestrial) to discuss their involvement and possible ways to team up.

The results of the European space industry’s reflections are available here in its “Industry Manifesto for a resilient satellite system for secure connectivity… to make Europe fit for the Digital Age”.

Best-Practice Guidance for the European Space sector to comply with SCIP notification from 2021, providing practical recommendations tailored to Space Products for duty holders

ASD-EUROSPACE herewith wishes to share to all interested entities a Best-Practice Guidance to facilitate legal compliance specifically for Space Products with the new ‘SCIP’ (i.e. Substances of Concern In articles, as such or in complex objects – Products) notification requirement introduced in the revised Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (WFD).

This Guidance, available here.

Covid-19 significant measures to mitigate the impact of the pandemic

Eurospace PP on Covid19

Eurospace calls for significant measures by the European Union and the Member States to mitigate the impact of the pandemic

Space industry position regarding Article 9 of the revised Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC

      • Eurospace position paper
      • Annex 1 – EC reply to Eurospace of June 14th 2019
      • Annex 2 – Eurospace response to EC of August 8th 2019
      • Annex 3 – COM Non-paperWFD of June 20th 2019

Towards an ambitious ESA ministerial Council 2019

Eurospace high level guidelines for Space in Horizon Europe

      • Position paper (2019) – here

Aggregation of European institutional launch service levels

      • Position Paper (2018) – here

Copernicus after 2020: a perspective of the European space industry

      • “Copernicus manifesto”, focusing on the achievements of & high-level perspectives for the programme

Copernicus Manifesto_Eurospace

      • A summary of Eurospace ambitions for the Copernicus programme after 2020

Reaping the full benefits of Copernicus after 2020 – the ambitions of the European space industry

Preparation of EU FP9 programme

Public private interactions

Economic diplomacy

A Space Strategy for Europe

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