Space Institutions and Initiatives in Austria Inhaltsverzeichnis einblenden Inhaltsverzeichnis ausblenden Overview of Austrian space institutions and initiatives Aeronautics and Space Agency : The Aeronautics and Space Agency (ALR) of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is the docking station to the international space world for Austrian science and industry. Austrian Academy of Sciences - Space Research Institute : The Space Research Institute (IWF) in Graz/Styria has focused on the physics of (exo-)planets and space plasmas for more than 40 years. Austrospace : Austrospace, the association of Austrian space industries and research institutions, is a non-profit organisation. ESA Broker Austria : ESA has established a network of technology brokers aiming at assessing the market needs in areas where there is a potential for exploitation of space technologies. ESA Business Incubation Centre and ESA Ambassador Platform : Two ESA institutions in Austria help to foster communication and to advance research. European Space Education Resource Office : The European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) project is ESA's main way of supporting the education of sciences in primary and secondary schools. European Space Policy Institute : The European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) aims to provide decision-makers with an independent view on mid- to long-term issues relevant to the use of space. National Point of Contact for Space Law Austria : The National Point of Contact for Space Law Austria (NPOC Austria), located at the law faculty of the University of Vienna, is part of the European Centre for Space Law. Space Generation Advisory Council : The Space Generation Advisory Council in Support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications (SGAC) is a global non-governmental, non-profit organisation and network. United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs : The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is the United Nations office responsible for promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.