EU-Asia Satellite Navigation Industry Seminar



An Industry Seminar, chaired by the European Commission - Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry, will be held in Brussels on 26 September, 2012. This event will focus on opportunities for industrial cooperation in the field of satellite navigation, between the EU and China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea and Taiwan.

Attendees will be entrepreneurs and representatives from the European satellite navigation downstream industry and representatives from EU Chambers of Commerce in these five Asian economies. The Asian representatives will present up-to-date information on GNSS industrial opportunities in their economies and will actively interact with participants.


The EU-Asia satellite navigation Industry Seminar has the following objectives:

To present opportunities for satellite navigation industrial cooperation in the five dynamic Asian economies

§ To invite EU Industry to support or engage in satellite navigation industrial activities in the five Asian economies


Industry participants can benefit as follows:

Opportunity to open paths for satellite navigation –related business development in Asia
Opportunity to access up-to-date market information for each of the five Asian economies
Use dedicated Project services and planned Asian events for industrial cooperation activities


Participation in the Seminar is free but subject to approval. Therefore you are kindly requested to fill in a short questionnaire at as soon as possible but no later than the end of August. Companies will then receive a formal invitation from the European Commission before the Seminar is held.


More information on the EU-Asia GNSS Industry Seminar and the tentative agenda for the event can be found online at


The Seminar is organised by the project and will be held at the Borschette Conference Centre. The project, financed under the EU 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, has the objective to develop and implement satellite navigation industrial cooperation activities between the European Union and China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea and Taiwan focusing on the downstream sector (applications and receivers).