New Space Economy: a great opportunity for Italy

10 October - 10 September 2019

The first workshop dedicated to the New Space Economy will be held in Foligno on 10 October. Experts from the institutional, research and industry worlds will discuss the positive and disruptive impact that the space economy already exerts on our country, and the opportunities to be seized in order to grow and remain key players in the global space sector.

Main topics

  • Introduction to the New Space Economy: what it is, why it is important and how space technologies are already part of our lives
  • Upstream & downstream technology transfer
  • Spacetech in Italy: an overview
  • The E. Amaldi Foundation and its role as innovation booster
  • New Space Economy Expo Forum, 10-12 December 2019: Space In One Place.


14:00 – 14:10

14:10 – 14:20

Mauro Agostini, Managing Director, Sviluppumbria SpA
Antonio Baldaccini, President, Umbria Aerospace Cluster

14:20 – 14:50
The New Space Economy: the effects on the productive sectors in Italy
Roberto Battiston, President, FEA - Fondazione Edoardo Amaldi

14:50 – 15:10
The role of the Fondazione E. Amaldi: programs and perspectives
Lorenzo Scatena, General Secretary, FEA - Fondazione Edoardo Amaldi

15:10 – 16:40
The New Space Economy and the COTS (Commercial Off-the-Shelf component) from/to space: good practices and further opportunities for application from/to other sectors


Luca Marrocchi, Sales and New Products Manager, ART Group, Temis Srl
Antonio Alvino, Director, Serms, Head of R&D Umbragroup
Roberto Sorrentino, President RF MIcrotech, Vice President, Umbria Aerospace Cluster

16:40 – 16:50
NSE Expo Forum, Europe's first Expo dedicated to the New Space Economy
Mauro Giustibelli, Exhibition Event Manager, Fiera di Roma

Access to the workshop is free, upon registration, by sending an email with the name and surname of the participant by Tuesday, October 8 to:

For more information on the Programma Innetwork visit the dedicated page