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How Earth observation became Europe’s “Silicon Valley”

01 December 2017

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The Copernicus Programme with its full, free and open data policy is tapping into the core of the open data movement that is powering today's tech breakthroughs, just like open source has been key to most of the innovation in the last decades.

With the success of the Copernicus Accelerator, and the second edition recently launched at the European Space Week in Tallinn, Europe is coaching its own generation of space start-ups that are merging the latest tech with the results of decades of Earth Observation research.

Source: Copernicus

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