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Kick-off meeting of Analytics and Processing Platform (GDA APP)

The kick-off meeting of the Global Development Assistance cross-cutting activity “Analytics & Processing Platform” (GDA APP) took place on Thursday 21 September 2023 at the European Space Agency’s Centre for Earth Observation (ESRIN) both at ESRIN in Frascati, as online.

The GDA core and extended team is meeting the implementing consortium led by MEEO (Meteorological and Environmental Earth Observation), an Italian company devoted to the implementation and development of products and services related to remote sensing of the Earth-Atmosphere system.

The consortium partners include: EarthPulse, an organization that utilizes Artificial Intelligence to simplify complex Earth Observation data; Geoville, a company focused on the development of new data processing systems for environmental monitoring based on satellite data; as well as GMV, a company specialising in applications and critical software solutions.

This activity consists in designing and implementing a flexible and versatile analytical environment within the GDA programme. Powered by European public cloud resources, this environment aims at targeting the specific requirements, information needs and working practices of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and their clients and end-users in the context of international development activities.