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ITU and Luxembourg to cooperate in telecommunications for disaster response

ITU and the Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg have agreed to cooperate on strengthening emergency telecommunications and rapid response in the event of natural disasters. ITU and Luxembourg are members of the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), comprising of UN agencies and other humanitarian partners. The Government of Luxembourg has developed a nomadic satellite-based telecommunication system – ‘’ – aimed at assisting humanitarian agencies respond to communities affected by natural disasters, conflicts or protracted crises. This platform will be available as a global public good to the international humanitarian community as of 1 January 2012, with Luxembourg funding its development, implementation, operation and maintenance to the tune of € 17.2 million.

Under the umbrella of the “ITU Framework for Cooperation…

Publishing date 20/12/2011

2018 topic: From near space economy to interplanetary species

The event is a 2 day innovation summit gathering the big stakeholders, start-ups and investors, spanning historic trades to space mining. It will give the opportunity to discuss different key topics including: From satellites to services, Life in near space, Exploration of Space Commerce, Human migration to Space

Space Forum is held alongside ICT Spring, a tech event dedicated to encourage emulation and networking between business decisions makers, innovation managers, startups, researchers and venture capitalists on a European scale.

About ICT Spring

An exciting array of fantastic opportunities :

  • +5000 key decision makers in IT, finance, banking, web and marketing, investors, entrepreneurs, start ups etc.
  • Attendees from over 70+ countries – the e-world gathers, come and join the…
Space Forum is a conference based on the impact of space technologies on the earth’s businesses.
It gathers European Space Clusters & Tech Valley representatives, Space business angels, satellites operators, satellite industry suppliers etc. and gives the opportunity to discuss different key topics including financing, technology, entrepreneurship, competitiveness, exploration, the conquest of space as well as space mining.