EU Space ecosystem needs access to Critical Raw Materials and to key technologies to innovate, develop and manufacture and to guarantee competitiveness and resilience. It is essential to preserve a European edge on critical and emerging technologies, in strategic and critical sectors as space. In addition, we need to tackle bottlenecks along global supply chains and to step up on economic security, by de-risking and partnering with countries around the world.
Moderation: Evi Papantoniou, Head of Unit for Space Policy, DG DEFIS, European Commission
Simon Wainwright, Chief Executive Officer Semi Zabala
Philippe Clermont, VP Finance and Strategy HYPRSPACE
Geert Vandenhoeck, Director Strategic Development & Global Sourcing, Umicore,