NPL is the UK’s National Measurement Institute, and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology available.
EOLAB is a small R&D company that was created in February of 2006 as spin-off of the University of Valencia. EOLAB’s mission is to transfer knowledge and provide service to users, while providing technical assistance for R&D and operational Earth Observation projects. EOLAB provides its expertise on remote sensing data processing, retrieval of geo-biophysical variables, processing line development and quality assessment of remote sensing products.
The University of Southampton is a research intensive university and a founding member of the Russell Group of elite British universities. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework Southampton was ranked 8th for research intensity. Southampton has also achieved consistently high scores for its teaching and learning activities and is regularly ranked in the top 100 universities in the world.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world. ESA’s programmes are designed to find out more about Earth, its immediate space environment, our Solar System and the Universe, as well as to develop satellite-based technologies and services, and to promote European industries