Poised to generate significant services for the ultimate benefit of all European citizens!

Our mission is to introduce new perspectives on space-based information and provide authoritative services by mapping the needs of the users, making the most of our data, support decision-making and address priorities of stakeholders.

Our vision is to establish and maintain a European Excellence Centre for cutting edge remote sensing science, and for developing operational applications based on mature research outputs.

What inspires us

Worldwide efforts have been stepped up to take action on climate change and it is in this sense that the European Union and the International Community have taken coordinated actions.

In this context, the BEYOND Centre develops research and supports the role and mandate of civil protection, locally and internationally, with a focus on mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery by delivering accurate information through Earth Observation.




Agriculture monitoring, for the purposes of food security, control of the implementation of sustainable agriculture policies and the improvement of the overall agricultural productivity.

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The rapid changes in climate over the last decades, together with the explosion of human population, have shaped the context for a fragile biosphere, prone to natural and manmade disasters that result in massive flows of environmental immigrants.

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Understanding the Earth system, its weather, climate, atmosphere, and natural/human-induced hazards is crucial to protecting the global environment, reducing disaster losses, and achieving sustainable development

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The EU revised Renewable Energy Directive establishes an overall policy for the production and promotion of energy from renewable sources in the EU.

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BEYOND Center of Excellence covers the spectrum of coordination and support actions (CSA) in GEO domain.

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BEYOND Center has also competences in Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) and other procurement schemes in the GEO domain, in which among many assignments it gathers, analyzes and evaluates needs from the demand side.

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Mosquito-Borne Diseases (MBDs) infect almost 700 million people every year and are recognized in over 100 countries, causing millions of deaths annually.

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BEYOND Center leverages on the long lasting experiences gained through competitive frameworks and education activities, in providing targeted Capacity Building activities for a broad range of interested stakeholders.

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