Czech-Italian B2B Space Business Forum

3. 2. 2021


Industry,Industry Day

Date and place

  • February 3rd 2021, 10:00 – 15:00
  • Video conference, access link will be provided to registered participants in due time.


  • Representatives of both countries, the Czech Republic and Italy, have prepared an industry day in the space sector for companies, R&D institutions, universities and governmental bodies.
  • The objective of the event is to familiarize participants with the space sector in both countries, and find areas of common interest. The event will be focused on B2B meetings aiming at finding opportunities for future cooperation, business partnerships or discussing specific capabilities or projects.
  • The goal is to strengthen long-term business relationships in space industry for both countries.
  • Download the short overview of Czech Space in PDF.


  • Companies, R&D institution, universities
  • Space industry associations
  • Governmental bodies


  • The schedule is divided into two main parts. First part will be devoted to the presentation of the space sectors in both countries, the following block is reserved for B2B meetings
  • Detailed agenda:


10.00 – 10.05 Opening remarks

Moderator: Václav Kobera, Director of Intelligent Transport Systems, Space, Activities and Research, Development and Innovation

10.05 – 10.15 Jan Sechter, Deputy Minister for EU and International Relations, Railways, Water Transports, Civil Aviation, Space, R&D
10.15 – 10.25 Manlio Di Stefano, Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs
10.25 – 10.30 Giorgio Saccoccia, President of Agenzia Spaziale Italiana
10.30 – 10.35 Petr Bareš, President of the Czech Space Alliance
10.35 – 10.40 Josef Kašpar, President of Association of the Czech AeroSpace Industry
10.40 – 10.45 Evžen Reitschläger, Vice-president of Association of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Crafts (AMSP ČR)
10.45 – 10.50 Representative of the Italian industrial sector (AIAD, AIPAS, ASAS)
10.50 – 10.55 Angelo Vallerani, President of Lombardia Aerospace Cluster

Lombardia Aerospace Cluster – 10 years of activities and future perspectives

10.55 – 11.00 Giuseppe Acierno, President of Distretto Aerospaziale Pugliese
11.00 – 11.05 Closing remarks

Moderator: Václav Kobera

11.05 – 15.00 B2B virtual meetings