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European Forum for Earth Observation

FIRE is shaping the research and innovation strategy for Earth Observation in Europe through open dialogue with industry experts from focus sectors

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User dialogue

Attentive to the needs of the industry

Evangelist programme

Sharing EO success stories

Strategy & Roadmap

Guiding the future of European EO

News & Events

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SMURBS and FIRE joining forces – Urban Sector Lead appointed

Through SMURBS – an H2020-funded project with a focus on urban resilience, aiming to empower different stakeholders with EO-enabled solutions for decision-making – a large community from cities across Europe has already been involved in identifying user needs and designing EO solutions towards addressing these needs. FIRE will benefit from the project’s findings as well […]

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Wind and FIRE – WindEurope joins as Energy Sector Lead

Earth Observation needs in the energy sector are very different depending on the energy source. FIRE will focus on renewable energy, including wind power. WindEurope, an association promoting the use of wind power in Europe, with its over 600 members of actors across the value chain has just joined as a strong partner in FIRE’s […]

FIRE Forum adapts to current COVID-19 challenges

At times when all sectors are being hit by the economic and logistic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FIRE team has decided to re-design all further interactions scheduled for this year and move them to an online format. We are still working on establishing and developing partnerships with the sector leads of our users’ […]

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VIA becomes FIRE Infrastructure Sector Lead

The Norwegian cluster Vital Infrastructure Arena (VIA) committed itself to FIRE as the Sector Lead for Infrastructure! As a leading cluster for secure, smart, and sustainable transport infrastructure – including roads, tunnels, bridges, tracks – with more than 100 members, VIA has an outreach to stakeholders across the whole value chain covering all challenges this […]

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Agriculture Sector Lead appointed – COPA-COGECA joins FIRE

To identify user needs in its focus sectors, FIRE organises Focus Group discussions with stakeholders from across a sector’s value chain. To reach these stakeholders, FIRE partners with Sector Leads that represent a sector and its value chain well. We are happy and proud to have COPA-COGECA as our Sector Lead for Agriculture! They are […]

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Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique takes Marine Sector Lead

User needs from across the value chain of key sectors are a major input to FIRE’s endeavor. For the Marine sector, Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique has now joined as a strong partner with a history of promoting the use of space-based data and technologies. As FIRE’s Sector Lead for Marine, the outreach to their more […]