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Serco wins OVHcloud ‘European Space Partner of the Year’ award

Serco Europe has won OVHcloud’s ‘European Space Partner of the Year’ award during the OVHcloud Engage annual event.
This formal recognition once more illustrates the strong and successful partnership developed by the two companies over the years. Together, Serco and OVHCloud aim to further enable the use of satellite data and exploit how it can best support public services and the private sector.
Back in 2017, Serco and OVHcloud started their cooperation as part of the delivery of Copernicus Programme services. [...]

Serco partners with French university HEC Paris to boost the use of space data

Serco Europe, a space industry leader with over 40 years’ experience in supporting the space sector announces a partnership with the prestigious French university HEC Paris to bring Space Data at the heart of the school’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship centre.
As part of this partnership, Serco will enable an ecosystem of 400 HEC Paris professors, researchers, and recognised experts as well as dozens of incubated startups to access Earth Observation data through Serco’s cloud platform for Earth Observation ONDA-DIAS.
This partnership [...]

New storage technology soon available in ONDA

We are delighted to inform our users that, following the upcoming availability within the OVHcloud catalogue of a new Object Storage solution fully accessible through S3 API, we plan to integrate this new storage technology in ONDA, with the aim to gradually replace the current technologies based on OpenStack and the Cloud Archive.  
This integration will bring huge benefits to our users and customers, as the ONDA data will be progressively made accessible online - this means that there will no longer be a distinction between [...]

Serco Europe awarded first space contract in France

Serco Europe has been awarded its first framework contract to support the French public authority Service and Payment Agency’s (ASP) work for the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP).
As part of this 2-year contract (with a possible 2 year-extension), Serco will provide services for hosting and operating a cloud infrastructure for the use of satellite data, images and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to allow monitoring of agricultural parcels of land in France.
Serco will provide the latest cloud technologies through its ONDA-DIAS cloud platform [...]

ONDA joins STATION F Perks program to foster Space Data Access

In line with the announced ONDA evolution in support of the new space economy, and with the aim of promoting access to Earth Observation data, we are delighted to announce that Serco Europe, the company leading the ONDA consortium, has agreed a key partnership with STATION F. 

STATION F is the world's largest startup campus, located in Paris, dedicated to helping new entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life and providing all needed services and resources to more than 1,000 startup companies. Serco has been included [...]

ONDA partners with ZOLLHOF to foster Space data access

Following our previous announcements regarding the ONDA inclusion in incubators programmes to boost the knowledge and use of Earth Observation data, we are excited to announce that Serco Europe, the company leading the ONDA consortium, has agreed a new partnership with the impact-driven tech incubator ZOLLHOF. ZOLLHOF is one of Germany's fastest growing entrepreneurship ecosystems, helping startups to take their ideas to the next level by pushing value-driven innovation and impactful business models as well as providing access to [...]

Serco Europe teams with Starburst to increase access to Space data

Serco Europe, a leading provider of services to the space sector, announces a key partnership with Starburst, the world-renowned aerospace accelerator, with the objective of increasing the uptake of Earth Observation data and space applications by startup organisations and their ecosystem.
By joining forces, Serco Europe and Starburst will play a strategic role in facilitating the access and management of Earth Observation and Space data for startups.
As part of the partnership, Starburst will offer a wide range of accelerator and innovation [...]

ONDA partner OVHcloud announce agreement with ESA on free cloud solutions to serve innovation

We are happy to share that ESA and OVHcloud, ONDA strategic partner, announced an agreement in order to support both start-ups already working in the aerospace industry and those that could approach this sector. In the frame of the agreement, any company granted a contract as part of InCubed, ESA Business Incubation Centres (ESA BIC) or ESA Spark Funding (ESA Technology Broker) will be entitled to access to a number of free benefits offered by the Start-up Program.
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ONDA partners with InnovUp to foster the use of Space data within Italian startup ecosystem

In line with our commitment to play a key role in supporting the new space economy and in fostering the knowledge and access to Earth Observation data, and as part of the ONDA service evolution, Serco Europe, the company leading the ONDA consortium, has agreed a new partnership with InnovUp, the Italian Innovation & Startup Ecosystem association.
InnovUp is the association that represents the Italian ecosystem of innovation and that connects startups, scaleups, innovative SMEs, innovation centres, science and technology parks, [...]

Copernicus Sentinels Data Access Worldwide Benchmark report for ONDA – new issue

We are happy to share the public results of the new issue of the Copernicus Sentinels Data Access Worldwide Benchmark report related to the ONDA DIAS. 
The Copernicus Sentinels Data Access Worldwide Benchmark project, under an assignment from the European Space Agency funded by the European Union in the frame of the Copernicus Programme, aims at establishing a reference frame to assess Sentinels data accessibility performances. 
We are delighted to acknowledge that ONDA is judged as the service offering to users the most [...]