SWATNET Kick-Off Meeting

SWATNET has officially started! The name stands for Space Weather Awareness Training Network (SWATNET) and its goal is to establishe a unique PhD network in the field of heliosphysics. The project aims at breakthroughs in our physical understanding of key ...

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SWAIR: Pilot Phase Has Started

An important step for the SWAIR project happened on the 1st of January, when it entered the pilot phase. Technically called “Pre-Operational Demonstration”, the pilot phase is when the product leaves the lab and is deployed in a live environment, ...

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SWAIR reaches new Milestone: Factory Acceptance Test

Our project SWAIR has successfully reached a new milestone, Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), which marks the completion of the system implementation, integration and verification stage. SWAIR is a product for the worldwide aviation sector, aiming to increase safety when using ...

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SWAIR – SWE-MED

On October 24th our project SWAIR participated in the Portuguese edition of a series of workshops by the ESA-funded project SWE-MED (Space Weather User Needs for the Mediterranean Region). This edition was organized by CITEUC in collaboration with the University ...

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SWAIR Sneak Peek

Recently we unveiled a sneak peek of SWAIR, a project co-funded by the European Space Agency which will help increase safety in aviation when using GNSS-based landing procedures. When deployed, it will be an essential tool for Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP), ...

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PTECH at ESA’s Business Applications Annual Conference

Present Technologies was at European Space Agency’s Business Applications Annual Conference in Toulouse this week to showcase SWAIR. Instituto Pedro Nunes, which coordinates three space programs in Portugal, highlighted SWAIR as a success case in transferring space technology to create new ...

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Present Technologies at Portugal Air Summit

We were invited to the International Workshop for Global Sustainability, an event integrated in the Portugal Air Summit, addressing Sustainability and the Future of Aerospace. Our COO Paulo Martins, will be talking tomorrow about our project SWAIR, and how it can ...

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ESA BIC Portugal 4th Anniversary

The 4th anniversary of ESA BIC Portugal happened just before the Holidays and to celebrate it there was a two-day conference at Instituto Pedro Nunes, gathering the PT space community and also important stakeholders from ESA and Portuguese governmental institutions. We were there ...

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SWAIR – 2nd Milestone

Last week, SWAIR (our project with the European Space Agency) had the second milestone review: Critical Design Review, which focused on System Architecture and prototyping. Here’s what ESA had to say about it:”ESA expressed appreciation for the work performed so far.” ...

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