Award opens many doors

His innovation is based on augmented reality (AR). This technology is set to conquer the world in the coming years. The Slovak ESA Young Graduate trainee Peter Vaník has won the Netherlands Challenge of the European Satellite Navigation Competition with his idea,...

15th ESNC open for submissions

Galileo: a Launchpad for New Applications Approximately 75 million Galileo-ready smartphones were sold in 2017. Currently, 95 percent of chipsets on the market are compatible with Galileo, the European Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSS). Users profit from...

SBIC visits new NLR testing facility

The Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) is a longstanding partner in the European Satellite Navigation Competition and as such is a trusted friend to the SBIC community. But that does not always mean that employees and members of both organisations know exactly what...

How Centrip ended up in Noordwijk

Last November, we celebrated three “Dutch wins” during the European Space Week. We can now add another “Dutch” success to the list. The overall winner of the ESNC GSA Challenge, Centrip, is being founded right here in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Centrip will combine...

Drones for Work win ESNC NL Challenge

And the 2017 ESNC Award in the Netherlands Challenge goes to… Drones for Work! The start-up based in Delft had the idea to use GNSS data to position and stabilize their drones. Drones for Work develops a control systems to allow drones to operate in harsh off-shore...