Satellite Applications for the Alps

Berchtesgaden, Germany


The cluster IDM Südtirol (Innovation Development Marketing Südtirol – Alto Adige) aims to develop an Ecosystem of Alpine Technologies building on the regional key competencies in the field of civil protection and Alpine safety. It is responsible for the economic development of the location as well as for marketing South Tyrol. The cluster offers support to companies wishing to create innovative solutions for the protection of people and properties in the Alps and in mountainous regions worldwide. 



 The cross-border cluster “Satellite Navigation Berchtesgadener Land – Salzburg” is hosted by the Economic Development Agency Berchtesgaden. It consists of SMEs, user organisations and research institutions. The common goal is to promote and expand the competences and potentials of satellite applications and geoinformatics. Participating companies and scientific institutions in southeast Bavaria and Salzburg (Austria) are closely linked within the network in order to create synergies and stimulate innovation. In collaboration with users, the partners design and implement innovative applications, providing tomorrow’s markets with solutions in the fields like safety & security, intelligent mobility, public health and leisure as well as energy and environmental management.

  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.