In the mid-term of the current 7th Research Framework Programme, the European Commission, supported by the Hungarian EU Presidency, organised an international Conference on Space Research to provide the opportunity for Community financed research consortia to present their achievements from first years of space research under FP7.
The conference took place on 12-13 May 2011 at the Marriott in Budapest , and covered all the topics of the FP7 Space Work Programme, e.g.:
The conference was accompanied by an exhibition and demonstrations by selected research projects.
Enclosed you find the preliminary conference programme. The conference splitted, after a plenary session, into 2 parallel sessions on:
In these sessions, selected project consortia presented scientific and technological results from their work to the international audience.
The conference also included a high-level round table discussion on future directions of EU space research.
Please find below the presentations given in the plenary and parallel sessions.