France – Tailoring regional tools

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At the G7 meeting held on 24 August 2019 in Biarritz, the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region and CNES signed a partnership agreement on implementing satellite solutions and space technologies for sustainable development, protection of natural heritage and the economic competitiveness of regional companies.
To propose actions suited to the specific characteristics of the largest region in France, the two players will focus their efforts on regional planning and risk management. One of the expected services will implement space technologies to combine satellite and socio-economic data to develop climate change impact scenarios for decision-makers.

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– CNES, 26 August 2019