Outdoor sports: surfing avant-garde satellite solutions



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Famous for its industrial and technological skills, particularly in aeronautics, space or chemistry and agribusiness, the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques is also well-known for its quality of life and its outstanding and diverse natural landscapes. With its 12.000 jobs, the aeronautics industry is now the No.1 industrial activity in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

Eurisy is an association of European space agencies in Europe. Eurisy raises awareness of emerging satellite applications which can help professional communities in many sectors of application. Eurisy supports potential end-users of satellite applications by leveraging its network  to make available experience and expertise for them.
Capital High Tech is a consulting company specialised in the management of innovations with high technological contents. Its aim is to stimulate SMEs competitiveness and instigate territorial development through the implementation of innovative technological projects.
The Pyrénées-Atlantiques departement launched the Nature&Technology brand in 2011. Beyond aeronautics, Nature&Technology now extends its expertise to the space industry and geolocation applications in particular. 



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ESTIA-Entreprendre is a business incubator and business service centre: Estia-Entreprendre manages an incubator devoted to technology based activities, a BIC (Business Innovation Centre) and a business hotel for innovative technology companies. 


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Eurosima is the European Surf Industry Manufacturers Association. Created in 1999, it now gathers 180 members throughout Europe, including 122 brands and 58 services providers. 
CNES is the French space agency. Supporting the developpement of satellite applications is one of CNES’ priorities. To do so, CNES launchd an application cluster called “CCT Appli”, which gathers different actors and users from both space and non-space sector.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.  
European Space Imaging is a leading supplier of global very high-resolution (VHR) satellite imagery and derived services to customers in Europe, North Africa and CIS countries.

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union by correcting imbalances between its regions.

Around the “Cote Basque Technopole”, the Agglomeration has built a Tech driven ecosystem covering: digital industries in Izarbel (Bidart), aerospace and components at Technocite (Bayonne) and green building on the Arkinova site in Anglet. These will be followed by a new industry line focused on Ocean technologies.