ONDA at 17th Plinius Conference

ONDA, through Serco Italia, is the main sponsor of the 17th Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Risks, organized in the framework of the EGU (European Geosciences Union) events, and taking place near Frascati, Italy, on 18–21 October 2022. 
The event represents an interdisciplinary meeting for debating the current state of knowledge of Mediterranean risks in the context of climate change. The discussion will be focusing on prediction, diagnosis, monitoring, assessment and definition of weather extremes and hydro-geological effects, impacts on sectors such as [...]

AI Monitoring system for CAP based on ONDA at 26th MARS Conference

Serco will be participating in the 26th MARS Conference in Barcelona on 12-14 September with a presentation on the “AI Monitoring digital system for the new CAP legislation”.
In the context of the new “Real-time agricultural area monitoring system" regulation of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) – which calls for a more continuous monitoring of agricultural activities by using the Sentinel images provided by the Copernicus program –, Serco shares the experience of the services provided for the French public authority Service and [...]

ONDA 4 Education training event

In the frame of ONDA 4 Education – our service for users interested in learning how to process Copernicus Sentinel data using the ONDA infrastructure –, a training event was organized in collaboration with the DotSPACE foundation on 14-16 June 2022.
In preparation for the workshop, a few weeks before participants were invited to attend the Introduction to ONDA webinar. Then on the first day of the event, we provided a demo on how to use our platform, followed by a [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]