Rheticus Aquaculture selected as new service of EUROGEO
Rheticus Aquaculture has been selected as new service pilot of the EUROGEO, the European contribution to the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS).
The e-shape initiative aims at implementing a coordinated and comprehensive portfolio of operational services, for the decision-makers, the citizens, the industry and the researchers.
The EUROGEO portfolio includes 27 (+ 5 new) cloud-based pilot applications under 7 thematic areas address societal challenges, foster entrepreneurship and support sustainable development, in alignment to the three main priorities of GEO (SDGs, Paris Agreement and Sendaï Framework).
Started in May 2019, the e-shape project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and includes 54 partners from 17 countries.
Planetek is involved in two pilots:
- Pilot 6.3 “Assessing Geo-hazard vulnerability of Cities & Critical Infrastructures”, having the multi-utility HERA SpA as final user and taking advantage of Rheticus® Network Alert expertise.
The ambition is to contribute to the UN SDG Goal 11 “make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable” reducing the economic losses caused by disasters, developing and maintaining safer and more secure cities and infrastructures, by developing products and services exploiting Earth Observation technologies.
- Pilot 5.7 Water awarded in October 2020 by the e-Shape consortium, which will develop the Rheticus® Aquaculture-Plus service designed to provide geospatial information and geo-analytics for aquaculture management and production.