8 November 2022

Space Innovation Event Toulouse

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The Royal Danish Embassy in France and CenSec are happy to announce the date for the 2022 Space Innovation Event in Toulouse, France.

8 November 2022

Toulouse venue: TBA


The purpose of this event is to initiate further cooperation between the Danish and French space-ecosystems – from a governmental and defence & security perspective but also regarding research cooperation and establishing commercial partnerships.

Target audience

Danish and French governmental representatives, researchers and scientists, SME and large-scale companies (including OEM), cluster organisations, business promotion agencies


Tentative programme

09.15 – 10.00: Arrival and coffee

10.00 – 12.00: Conference

“What is at stake in Space for Europe – from a security, technological and   environmental perspective?”

Moderator: Klaus Bolving, CEO, CenSec

  • Welcome address by Defence Attaché, Brigadier General Prince Joachim
  • Opening address from Houston by Andreas Mogensen
  • Lead-in by CEO EUTELSAT Eva Berneke
  • Followed by main speakers:
    – Minister for Higher Education and Science, Jesper Petersen (TBC)
    – Defence Command Denmark, MG (Air Force) Anders Rex
    – Provost, DTU, Rasmus Larsen
    – French counterparts

12.00 – 13.00: Lunch

13.00 – 14.45: Space Innovation Exchange

  • Presentation of four Danish and French strongholds (TBC) with suggestions for   possible areas of cooperation with their French counterparts:
  1. Space Safety (DTU Space)
  2. Nano Satellites (Gomspace)
  1. Satellite Surveillance – security applications and tracking climate change (DHI Gras)
  1. Space Instrumentation (Weibel)

15.00 – 17.00: Matchmaking

  • 15 minutes “speed dating” sessions (scheduled in advance)

Goal: To promote future R&D cooperation with both scientific and industrial French stakeholders, which are among the global industry leaders and typically key players in EU cooperation programs

17.15 – 17.30: Closing address by Defence Attaché, Brigadier General Prince Joachim

17.30 – 18.00: End of event and drinks


Dette arrangement er medfinansieret af Uddannelses- og Forskningsstyrelsen.