Thorsten Rudolph
Thorsten Rudolph

Thorsten Rudolph is the founder and managing director of AZO Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen. AZO is an international networking and branding company for space-related innovation competitions with about 15,000 participants and over 160 industrial, public-sector and international stakeholders. AZO’s Masters Series comprises four leading European innovation competitions in the fields of satellite navigation, Earth observation, new space economy, and Low Earth Orbit (LEO), the moon, Mars and beyond.


Driving EO Innovation in Europe

Copernicus, Europe’s most ambitious Earth observation (EO) programme to date, generates ten petabytes of free EO data every year for use by European governments, organisations and citizens. Big data from space holds great potential for innovative ideas and solutions in many sectors, and the Co... (read more)