Italy in Space – Farnesina

Farnesina, 17 September 2018

 

Taitus Software participated to the Italy in Space (L'Italia dello Spazio) event hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at the Farnesina and in collaboration with AIPAS.

The event opened with remarks by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela del Re, the Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Education, University and Research, Lorenzo Fioramonti, the Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Defence, Raffaele Volpi, the President of the Italian Space Agency (ASI), Roberto Battiston, and the Member of the European Parliament and Rapporteur of the EU Regulation to reform the space sector, Massimiliano Salini.

It was aimed at illustrating to the Diplomatic Corps and to the world of business and research the new governance system introduced by Law No. 7/2018, which set up an ad hoc Inter-ministerial Committee under the aegis of the Prime Minister’s Office and chaired by Giancarlo Giorgetti.

The speakers at the meeting presented some of the figures relative to the Space sector - which are on a continuous uptrend.

Mr. Luca Rossettini, the President of AIPAS, also presented the association, emphasising the crucial role played by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and start-ups.

"At a time in which Space plays a key role in our country’s technological, economic and social development, it has become necessary to better coordinate the institutional players concerned".

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