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IN-SPACe honoured with Geospatial World Leadership Award at GWF 2024

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IN-SPACe honoured with Geospatial World Forum Leadership AwardIndian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe), under the Department of Space (DOS), Government of India, has won the Geospatial World Leadership Award 2024 under “Enabling Public Policy” category.

  • Geospatial Leadership Awards was presented during the Geospatial World Forum (GWF) 2024 held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on 14th May 2024.

Points to note:

i.IN-SPACe was honoured for Public Policy: Enabling Industry Development.

ii.The award acknowledge the outstanding contributions made by IN-SPACe to the international Geospatial field which help in fostering the growth and development of space sector in India and also its support to Non-Government Entities(NGEs) in the space economy.

GWF Leadership Awards:

i.GWF Leadership Awards are annually presented by the Geospatial World Forum(GWF).

ii.These awards aim to recognise the exceptional work of individuals and organisations in the geospatial industry which help in addressing the global challenges.

Winners of Geospatial World Leadership Award 2024:

Hall of FameJosef  AschbacherDirector General of European Space Agency (ESA) in France
Ola RollenFounder and Chairman of Greenbridge.
Geospatial Innovator AwardNUVIEWIt is a Earth Observation company based in the United States of America (USA)
Research, Science and Technology Institute of the YearITC -University of Twente
(The Netherlands)
ITC is the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation in University of Twente.
Start-up of the YearSpace4goodIt is a geospatial analytics company based in the Netherlands.
Solution Company of the YearFugroIt is a leading Geo-data specialist in the Netherlands.
Enabling Public PolicyIN-SPACeIt is an autonomous nodal agency acting as a medium between ISRO and the private space sector in India.
Geospatial Knowledge InfrastructureNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
It is a federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere.
Geospatial Diversity Champion of the YearAlbert H. Anouban MomoChair of World Geospatial Industry Council(WGIC) diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) Committee.
Geospatial Ambassador of the YearAsim Ibrahim AlGhamdiSecretary-General of the United Nations-Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) for Arab states.
Business Leader of the YearClaire MilvertonCEO of 1Spatial, a leading company in Location Master Data Management (LMDM) software and solutions.
Lifetime Achievement AwardNigel CliffordCEO of Ordnance Survey

About Geospatial World Forum (GWF):
i.It is a collaborative and interactive platform that demonstrates the collective and shared vision of the geospatial community.
ii.It is an annual event which witnesses the participation of Geospatial professionals and leaders.

About Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Center (IN-SPACe):
Chairman- Pawan Kumar Goenka
Headquarters- Ahmedabad, Gujarat