The Spacecasting project aims to find new ways of using satellite data to forecast the economy. The University of Vaasa and the Finnish Meteorological Institute work together with several companies in order to find new targets of application for satellite data. Additionally, the consortium strives to deepen the collaboration with a view to finding new business and project ideas to strengthen the Finnish New Space Ecosystem.
Finnish Satellite Workshop 2023
Assistant Professor Mikko Ranta and Cem Özcan presented their posters on "Using Earth Observation Data for Economic Nowcasting" and "Increasing Transparency in ESG Reporting: Satellite Data Enhanced Sustainability Evaluation" at the 2023 Finnish Satellite Workshop in Espoo. Their presentations focused on using satellite data to improve economic and sustainability evaluations.