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FIRE concludes the last round of targeted focus group discussions and opens pre-registration for the FIRE Forum 2022

  • Posted on: 03, 29, 2022
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FIRE has completed the last focus group discussion series centred around the use of Earth Observation (EO) in each of the target sectors of the project – raw materials, urban development, agriculture, marine, energy, and infrastructure. Organisers, participants, and lead speakers of these workshops expressed their satisfaction for the richness of content and the outcomes, […]

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CNES takes over the Marine Sector Lead for the second round of FIRE Focus Groups

  • Posted on: 01, 20, 2022
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At the beginning of 2022 FIRE established a new partnership with French National Centre for Space Studies – CNES (Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales) who is celebrating its 60 year anniversary in 2022. CNES takes the lead over from Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique who was the initial Marine Sector Lead from February 2020. FIRE will benefit from […]

How can different sectors make use of Earth Observation? The EU-funded project FIRE has gathered user needs through focus group discussions across six key sectors

  • Posted on: 12, 16, 2020
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FIRE, the industry-led Forum for Innovation and Research in European Earth Observation, has completed a key milestone this week by concluding its first round of focus group discussions on user needs from six key sectors – agriculture, energy, raw materials, infrastructure, marine, and urban spaces. The identified challenges and needs will help in shaping Europe’s […]

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SMURBS and FIRE joining forces – Urban Sector Lead appointed

  • Posted on: 10, 02, 2020
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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

  • Posted on: 09, 29, 2020
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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

  • Posted on: 05, 19, 2020
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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’ […]