Meet the Expert

 

On Satuccino day you can benefit from a one-to-one informal discussion with one of the experts in our Satellite community. The expert clinics run from 12.30 to 2.30pm (maximum 30 minutes).  To book your Expert Clinic, please fill out the enquiry form at the bottom of this page and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible to confirm a time slot.

At September’s Satuccino, we have the following experts available:

Electra Panagoulia – Data Scientist, Earth Observation team  

Electra’s main tasks involve obtaining, processing and analysing satellite imagery, through open source routines or licensed software, or customised processing flows. Electra helps businesses and organisations realise the potential of EO imagery, through helping create the optimal solution for the issue/challenge that they face. At the expert clinic Electra can offer support in the following areas:

  • Discuss whether EO can help with challenges and issues a business is facing;
  • Discuss the ways in which EO can help a business, and the best data to use for each application;
  • How to get access to different types of EO data;
  • Help develop applications based on EO data.
  • I have experience with EO applications in the maritime domain, in agriculture, infrastructure monitoring and mining, amongst others.

 

Chris Brunskill – Head of Domain – Access to Space

Chris is responsible for management and delivery of domain expertise in nano-, micro- and small satellite missions for new and innovative satellite applications services. Chris can provide support in the following areas:

  • IOD programme applications
  • New small satellite missions for commercial services
  • Enabling technologies including spacecraft subsystems, launch, operations and ground segment
  • Funding and proposal opportunities

 

Florian Deconinck – Small Satellite Programme Manager

Florian Deconinck, our small satellite programme manager. His role is to explore new concepts of space missions for a range of applications from EO to Coms. Florian can offer support in the following areas:

  • IOD programme applications
  • New small satellite missions for commercial services
  • Enabling technologies including spacecraft subsystems, launch, operations and ground segment
  • Funding and proposal opportunities

 

Emma Haskett – Business Strategy Lead

Emma Haskett, our business strategy lead, can businesses and organisations create stable foundations. At the Expert Clinic she can offer you support in the following areas:

  • Understanding and defining value propositions
  • Development of exploitation and commercialisation strategies
  • Business modelling
  • Identification of routes to market

 

Maria Kalama – Innovation Lead, Satellite Communications, Innovate UK

Maria works for the Space team at Innovate UK as an Innovation Lead and will be available to give guidance on competitions that are currently open or upcoming. These aren’t limited to grant funding! The Innovate UK Innovation Loans programme is in full speed and the Women in Innovation competition offers a tailored package of support beyond the grant. Often companies find it difficult to navigate the landscape when it comes to support for innovation, but if you let Innovate UK know what your business idea is, they can direct you to the right person, organisation or funding programme.

Victoria Christmas – ESA Business Applications UK Ambassador Platform Network

Victoria works in the UK Ambassador Platform team of ESA Business Applications  and is one of a number of people responsible for supporting your business in applying for ESA Business Applications funding.

Victoria’s main focus is to work with you in analysing your business case and coaching you through the business case development aspects of the application process.

Victoria offers support in the following areas:

  • Discuss a new idea for a funding application to ESA through the Business Applications team;
  • Review and analyse the business case of your proposition
  • Talk you through the application process
  • Organise business development coaching events
  • Help develop your offer.

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