Event Overview

Unique networking & matchmaking opportunities and its partners will be present at several key GNSS events across Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, representing the project and the European GNSS industry. also organises its own GNSS seminars, workshops, round table conferences and thematic events, which are typically held in conjunction with larger industry events, space shows and application conferences.

These events offer unique opportunities for your company to get involved in networking activities, benefit from cross-continental matchmaking services, establish contacts with local stakeholders, participate in interactive seminars, present your company’s GNSS applications to local users and explore industrial partnerships!





Interested in participating? Contact the team!

If you are interested in participating or having your company represented at any of the European or Asia-Pacific GNSS events, meeting with local GNSS companies or getting involved in workshops or seminars, don’t hesitate to contact the team! has a strong network of local partners, which have profound experience in facilitating GNSS collaboration, enabling industrial matchmaking and providing international business support.




PAST EVENTS India Seminar 2016

17-18 November, 2016 - Bangalore, India [Read the Event Report] India organised a two-day flagship event on the 17th & 18th November 2016 at Vivanta by Taj, Bengaluru. The conference brought together leaders in GNSS enabling the audience to engage in discussion with experts during panel sessions about opportunities for business in India. The setting also provided an environment for networking, bringing Justyna Redelkiewicz from the European GNSS Agency together with local industry.

An industry tour was attached to the session on the 17th of November encompassing visits to established GNSS players like Magnasoft, the BOSCH IoT Center, Accord Software & Systems and the ISRO GAGAN Centre in the Bangalore region. SEA Industry Seminar 2016

In conjunction with the 8th MGA Multi-GNSS Asia Conference and the 23rd Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-23)

14-16 November, 2016 - Manila, Philippines [Read the Event Report]

The SEA Industry Seminar will be held in conjunction with the 8th Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA) Conference, which attracts hundreds of GNSS players from the Asia-Pacific region, including universities, research institutes, government agencies, international organizations and GNSS companies. will be holding a session dedicated to GNSS applications with the potential to impact industry and the daily lives of individuals. Moreover, the winning participants to the Challenge will be given the unique opportunity to present their business idea at the SEA Industry Seminar in Manila, where the official Challenge Award Ceremony will be held.  


2016 Korean GNSS Society (KGS) conference

2 - 4 November, 2016 - Jeju , Korea [Read the Event Report]

The theme of the Korean GNSS Society (KGS) conference this year has been determined to be “PNT systems - GPS interference and mitigation technologies.” In the conference countermeasures against various threats to the national PNT systems in terms of systems, policies, and technologies are discussed with experts from the industry, academia, research institutions, and the government.


23rd World Congress in Intelligent Transport Systems

10 - 14th October, 2016 - Melbourne, Australia [Read the Event Report]

As several Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are emerging and multi-GNSS applications are rapidly gaining importance, the ITS value chain is becoming increasingly multinational. From automotive industry to public systems operators, from systems integrators to users, each ITS World Congress is devoted to attract as many experts as possible from the Intelligent Transport System field from all over the World. The importance of the evolution in the ITS industry will be highlighted by a large number of participants gathering CEO’s, Chief Engineers, EU Commissioner and EU representatives, Project Developers and many more. 10,000 participants are expected in total. will be present at the exhibition to support the European GNSS industry. India round table meeting on opportunities in railroads

25 August, 2016 - Hyderabad, India [Read the Event Report]

The India team organised a round table meeting on GNSS opportunities in railways, which took place on the 25th August 2016 in Taj Banjara, Hyderabad, India. The aim of the event was to raise awareness for the services offered by the project in establishing joint activities between the EU and India. The event was focused on GNSS opportunities in railways. Seminar China 2016

In conjunction with the GLAC annual conference & exhibition

28 September, 2016 - Chengdu, China [Read the Event Report]

The GNSS & LBS Association of China (GLAC) is the leading Chinese association specializing on the GNSS and LBS industry. Many of GLAC’s approximately 2000 members, including research institutions, universities and enterprises, will discuss topics such as GNSS R&D, manufacturing, the evolution of global satellite navigation and location-based technology. The Annual Conference and Exhibition is one of the largest events of the GNSS and LBS industry in China, offering opportunities to European companies to join the exhibition, attend and present at the dedicated Seminar. 


China Workshop 2016

In conjunction with the ITS Shenzhen Expo 

17 June, 2016 - Shenzhen , China [Read the Event Report]

Shenzhen International ITS and LBS Expo 2016 is the largest professional intelligent transportation industrial expo in Asia. Over the years, ITS & LBS expo provide a great communication platform for intelligent transportation construction, well-known domestic and foreign manufacturers, integrator, information, planning and design institutes as well as government agencies. will host a joint industry forum with the GNSS and LBS Association of China (GLAC) and visits to local businesses active in the GNSS application sector.


Smart Mobility Seminar at the European Innovation Week 

In conjunction with COMPUTEX Taipei 2016 

30 May - 01 June, 2016 - Taipei, Taiwan [Read the Event Report]

The European Innovation Week, hosted during COMPUTEX, in Taipei (Taiwan) is a flagship event focused on industry engaged with micro- and nanotechnology, ICT or smart systems. The European Innovation Week offers a broad programme including many opportunities to get acquainted with a manifold of Taiwanese companies, institutes and organisations. will organise the Smart Mobility Seminar on the 30th of May and Business matchmaking sessions for local and European GNSS-related businesses. Industry Collaboration Seminar

In conjunction with the European Space Solutions 2016 

30 May - 03 June, 2016 - The Hague, Netherlands [Read the Event Report]

The fourth edition of European Space Solutions is coming to The Hague. Taking place at the World Forum Convention Centre from 30 May to 3 June 2016, the major 5-day conference will bring together business and policy makers with users and developers of space-based solutions. Registration is free-of-charge but mandatory. The Event will explore how space makes a difference to the lives, and livelihoods, of people across Europe and around the globe. will be hosting the Industry Collaboration Seminar on the 2nd of June 2016 from 14:00 to 18:00 which will present business opportunities and highlight attractive areas for industrial cooperation between Europe and Asia. Session: "Industrial cooperation across continents in multi-GNSS applications"

In conjunction with the European Navigation Conference 2016

30 May - 2 June, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland [Read the Event Report]

The focus of the ENC 2016 will be on innovations in positioning, navigation and timing technologies and applications at land, sea and air. Topic areas include GNSS positioning, indoor and urban navigation and position based applications. will be holding a dedicated session focussing on GNSS application technologies from Europe and Asia.


Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2016

1 March - 3 March, 2016 - Munich, Germany [Read the Event Report]

The Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2016 is one of the top European industry events focussing exclusively on satellite navigation systems. held a dedicated session on “Trends and experiences from the multi-GNSS hotspot East Asia” on March the 3rd to discuss how multi-GNSS opportunities are harnessed and how expertise from other world regions can be useful in this process. 


2nd Satellite Masters Conference

20-22 October, 2015 - Berlin, Germany

At this event, the successful winner of  Europe’s major innovation competitions for space applications - the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) and Copernicus Masters will be awarded. The team will be present for a dedicated session on the Challenge. The prizes will be presented by high-ranking representatives of both competitions. In order to provide the winners with further scope to present their ideas, the Awards Ceremony will be accompanied by a dedicated space conference.


Taiwan Seminar

In conjunction with the Telematics Taiwan International Summit

21-22 October, 2015 - Taipei, Taiwan

Telematics Taiwan brings together leading stakeholders of the local telematics landscape, offering exhibition, cooperation and networking opportunities for GNSS companies active in this field. In its attached Seminar, the Taiwan team will invite European industry to present their applications, engage with local key players and explore cooperation opportunities.


Korea Seminar

In conjunction with the KGS Conference

4-6 November, 2015 - Jeju, Korea

The Korean GNSS Society (KGS) is a leading Korean GNSS organization, counting over 300 members. Its annual GNSS Conference attracts many participants including researchers, professors, businessmen and governmental officials to discuss GNSS-related topics and multilateral cooperation opportunities within the global GNSS society. Interested European companies can get involved in the attached Seminar, creating occasions for networking and discussions. SEA Industry Seminar

In conjunction with the MGA Multi-GNSS Asia Conference

7-9 December, 2015 - Brunei     [Read the Event Report]

Winning participants to the Challenge are given the unique opportunity to present their business idea at the Industry Seminar in Brunei, where also the official Challenge Award Ceremony will be held. Industry Seminars bring together key GNSS companies and stakeholders from across the globe, offering presentations by GNSS experts, interactive debates and extensive networking opportunities. The Industry Seminar will be held in conjunction with the Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA) Conference, which attracts hundreds of GNSS players from the Asia-Pacific region, including universities, research institutes, government agencies, international organizations and GNSS companies.


Beyond GPS

2 April, 2015 - Bangkok, Thailand    

As the largest GNSS event in Thailand, held in the context of the Annual Conference of the National Science & Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) of Thailand, Beyond GPS touches upon topics such as upcoming GNSS applications, the status of the global GNSS landscape and the benefits of multi-GNSS in South-East Asia. will be represented by its South-East Asia expert.


China Satellite Navigation Conference

13-15 May, 2015 - Xi’an, China     [Read the Event Report]

The China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC) is one of the largest GNSS-focused events. It aims to promote cooperation and exchanges in the field of satellite navigation, and looks to strengthen technological innovation and breakthrough applications. The 6th China Satellite Navigation Conference will incorporate a wide range of activities, such as in-depth presentations, a high-end forum and a broad exhibition.


COMPUTEX Taipei + Mission for Growth

2-6 June, 2015 - Taipei, Taiwan    [Read the Event Report]

COMPUTEX is the largest ICT trade show in Asia and the second largest in the world, celebrating its 35th edition in 2015. It attracts over 130,000 visitors, including 38,000 international visitors, and 1,700+ exhibitors using over 5,000 booths. works together with local partners to represent a selection of interested European GNSS companies active in fields such as IoT, RDSS, RNSS and eCall. Back-to-back with COMPUTEX, the Director-General of the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Daniel Calleja, will lead a Mission for Growth to Taipei, Taiwan from 3-5 June 2015. Mr. Calleja will be accompanied by a delegation of representatives of business associations and entrepreneurs to discuss with Taiwanese entrepreneurs how to foster industrial cooperation and identify business opportunities.


India Seminar

7-8 July, 2015 - Kolkata, India    [Read the Event Report]

In addition to offering industry visits and matchmaking sessions with local GNSS industry, this Seminar will include presentations related to dedicated application areas such as mining, surveying and agriculture. In preparation of this event, the India Team has organised two round table conferences on India-EU industry collaboration in GNSS applications (Kolkata and Bhubaneswar). European industry is invited to join this Seminar, which will host several prominent speakers, including representatives from the European GNSS Agency (GSA), European GNSS industry (e.g. TeleOrbit, IFEN GmbH),  and Indian company and university stakeholders. 


UK Space Conference        

13-15 July, 2015 - Liverpool, United Kingdom    [Read the Event Report]

Held every two years, the UK Space Conference is the gathering for the entire UK space community; bringing together the space industry, users of space-based services, entrepreneurs, academia and government. With ‘Space-enabled Futures’ as the main theme for the 2015 conference, the event will focus on the impact of satellite services and innovation.


Australia Workshop     

In conjunction with the IGNSS Society Symposium & Exhibition

14 July, 2015 - Gold Coast, Australia    [Read the Event Report]

IGNSS 2015 is the major Australian GNSS event which encompasses updates from the major system providers as well as plenary, concurrent and panel sessions, an interactive trade display and field demonstrations of the latest hardware and software from around the world. Aimed at facilitating cooperation in multi-GNSS and SBAS-based solutions, will be present to engage with the local GNSS industry and user community, offering unique cooperation opportunities via an extensive workshop. Topics such as GNSS innovations in Europe, EU-Australia cooperation opportunities and multi-GNSS differentiators of EGNSS will be presented by EU industry and institutional representatives..


Japan Seminar

In conjunction with the SPAC Forum

17 July, 2015 - Tokyo, Japan

During the Conference of the Satellite Positioning Research & Application Centre (SPAC), speakers from the Japanese government and private sector present the status of GNSS utilization in a Japanese, Asia-Pacific and global perspective. With approximately 400 participants attending, the SPAC Forum brings together the key GNSS stakeholders of Japan. The attached Seminar, focused on the topic 'Facilitating EU-Japan Cooperation in Growing GNSS Markets', will allow for ample engagement opportunities for involved industrial players. 


China Seminar

In conjunction with the GLAC Annual Conference

24-25 September, 2015 - Beijing, China

The GNSS & LBS Association of China (GLAC) is the leading Chinese association specializing in the GNSS and LBS industry. During its Annual Conference, many of its approximately 2000 members, including research institutes, universities and enterprises, discuss topics such as GNSS R&D, manufacturing and the evolution of global satellite navigation and location-based technology. The annual Conference and Exhibition is one of the largest events in GNSS and LBS industry in China, offering opportunities to European companies to join the exhibition and attend the dedicated Seminar.


ITS World Congress

5-9 October, 2015 - Bordeaux, France

The ITS World Congress and Exhibition is the world’s largest event in intelligent transport systems and services. Through the main theme “Towards Intelligent Mobility – Better Use of Space”, the 2015 Bordeaux Congress will focus not only on how achieving intelligent mobility will change our lives, but also on the benefits space and GNSS can bring to ITS applications. The team will be present to support EU-Asia matchmaking sessions. is funded by the European Union within Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under grant agreement no 641615.