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SPACE PL associates companies, science institutes and other organizations from the space sector creating favourable conditions for the development of members and representing them on key economic issues....
ABOUT ASSOCIATION
Polish Space Industry Association (SPACE PL) was founded in 31 October, 2012. Currently has 66 Polish associated companies and research institutes which operate in the space sector. SPACE PL mission is to create a strong Polish space industry that will successfully compete on the European space market. Its main objective is to consolidate the business community, research centers and organizations interested in space exploration and scientific research and implementation of products and technologies for space applications.

Polish Space Industry Association improves the economic potential of the space industry and initiates cooperation between Polish actors of the space sector and related sectors (aviation, defense). Purpose for that is to efficiently utilize funds from the state budget, available programs from the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Union. SPACE PL cares about entrepreneurs demands and its effective use by institutions and public organizations to space policy. Therefore, one of the goals of SPACE PL is reinforcing general cooperation and collaboration on the process of creating a national space policy with the Sejm (the lower house of the Polish Parliament) and Senate of Poland, the Council of Ministers, ministries, Polish Space Agency and other state administration representatives. Polish Space Industry Association also initiates and co-operates and reinforce relations between the business and science business space sector.

AIMS OF ASSOCIATION
  • Consolidation of the business community, science centers and organizations interested in business, research and implementation of products and technologies for space applications.
  • Initiating and performing activities which enable to establish new business relationships and attract new customers for associated members.
  • Promotion and increasing recognition of SPACE PL members in the space sector.
  • Initiating cooperation between Polish and European space sector in order to efficient use of the European Space Agency programs and the European Union funds.
  • Conducting actions to improve the economic potential of the Polish space sector including activities to establish a national space program.
  • Cooperation in the process of creating Polish space policy with the Sejm and Senate of Poland, the Council of Ministers, ministries, Polish Space Agency and other state administration representatives.
  • Enlarging the number of associated members in order to strengthen SPACE PL representation and image.
UNDERTAKEN ACTIONS:

ON COMPETENCES PROMOTION AND GROWTH OF ASSOCIATED ENTITIES:
  • promotion and presentation of companies and science institutes activities during the national and international events, delegations, conferences and meetings,
  • providing important information about the workshops , training courses, conferences , meetings related to the space sector,
  • presenting potential of the members during meetings with foreign delegations in Poland,
  • zollecting and submitting information about Polish space sector potential to the representatives of the state administration, European Space Agency and delegations from other ESA Member States,

IN THE PROCESS OF FORMING POLISH SPACE POLICY:
  • by the continuous dialogue with the government, which is directed at raising potential of the Polish space industry,
  • presenting recommendation, possible actions to raise the potential of the space sector,
  • Creating analyzes, evaluations and recommendations for national and international documents for example: directives, regulations and decisions,

ON KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION AND PROVIDING SOLUTIONS FOR THE SPACE INDUSTRY:
  • by cooperation and support for important popularizing events in the space sector , m.in: Galileo Masters competition , the European Rover Challenge,
  • organizing events, particularly: exhibitions, workshops and conferences about space topics,
  • commenting on important events in the Polish space industry.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Paweł Wojtkiewicz
President
Iwona Stanisławska
Vice President
Marcin Dobrowolski
Board Member
Aleksandra Bukała
Board Member
Krzysztof Samp
Board Member