Thanks to Science & Technology Office Tokyo at the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan, Swissnex published a detailed account of our recent networking workshop on Space-Based Solar Power (SBSP), which was organized on 30 November 2023 in the Residence of the Swiss Embassy in Tokyo. The event aimed to showcase activities by Japan and Europe in the field of SBSP which has recently gained worldwide attention as a potential new source of renewable energy.
Swissnex is an initiative of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation and is part of the Confederation’s network abroad managed by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The activities of Swissnex are based on a collaborative approach, relying on public and private partnerships and funding.
In an intercontinental project led by Sirin Orbital Systems AG, distinguished contributors from European Space Agency – ESA, JAXA: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, NOAA: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration,XPRIZE, ACES Worldwide – Alliance for Collaboration in the Exploration of Space, AIKO, Western Sydney University, The University of Electro-Communications, Università di Pisa, Okayama University, CINECA, Sapienza Università di Roma, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, KU Leuven, Meiji University, Ruhr University Bochum, NAVAL GROUP, University of Colorado Boulder, created a unique book to enrich the knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI) across the value chain in the space-related domains.