From smart cities to digital economy, from geo-localization to smart-mobility, from telecommunications to international security, the most prominent innovations of nowadays society are shaped and progressively rely on Space platforms and tools. Space is in fact one of the most promising markets globally: a magnet for private and public investments, estimated to reach a value of €500 billions in the next decade. Countries worldwide are gradually prioritizing the development of the Space sector within their national agenda, a sector traditionally praised in military, scientific and geopolitical terms and now more than ever under the spotlight for its unique economic potential.
What will the main social, political and economic implications of the rising Space Economy be internationally? Which new trends and actors are at the core of this unprecedented revolution?