Launch event of the European Union Space Programme

Official live launch event of the new European Union Space Programme.


The Launch event of the European Union Space Programme celebrated a key milestone: the entry into force of the EU Space Programme, setting a fresh start to an ambitious Space Agenda for Europe showcasing the contribution of the EU Space Programme in the digital and green transitions and Europe’s main priorities.

The conference was co-hosted by the European Commission/DG DEFIS, the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) and the European Space Agency (ESA).

The event featured high-level decision-makers and round table sessions discussing pressing issues such as cooperation amongst the space actors, entrepreneurship opportunities and how the EU Space programme contributes to the various EU policies and the formal signing of the Financial Framework Partnership Agreement.


EU Space Programme, a fresh start for Europe

Statements on the entry into force of the new Regulation

Signature of the FFPA

Press Point

Journalists can register for the Virtual Press Point here. Public viewers will be able to follow the session via the live stream.

EU Space Programme as a successful European cooperation

Press Point

EU Space Programme as an enabler for EU Policies and EU entrepreneurship