European GNSS Agency

European GNSS Agency


Janovského 428/2
Prague 170 00
Czech Republic

GSA Leaflet

About Us:
European GNSS Agency (GSA)

Linking space to user needs

The GSA, an official European Union Regulatory Agency, is responsible for:
  • Preparing for the successful commercialisation and exploitation of the systems, with a view to smooth functioning, seamless service provision and high market penetration;
  • Ensuring the security accreditation of the system and the establishment and operation of the Galileo Security Monitoring Centres;
  • Accomplishing other tasks entrusted to it by the European Commission, such as managing EU GNSS Framework Programme Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020), the promotion of satellite navigation applications and services, and ensuring the certification of the systems’ components.
  • In addition, under delegation from the European Commission, the GSA assumed responsibility for the operations and service provision for the EGNOS Programme in 2013, and for the Galileo Programme from 1 July 2017.
GSA Mission Statement
The GSA’s mission is to support European Union objectives and achieve the highest return on European GNSS investment, in terms of benefits to users and economic growth and competitiveness, by:
  • Designing and enabling services that fully respond to user needs, while continuously improving the European GNSS services and Infrastructure;
  • Managing the provision of quality services that ensure user satisfaction in the most cost-efficient manner;
  • Engaging market stakeholders to develop innovative and effective applications, value-added services and user technology that promote the achievement of full European GNSS adoption;
  • Ensuring that European GNSS services and operations are thoroughly secure, safe and accessible.
Find more information at:
The GSA website
The European GNSS Service Centre (GSC) website
The EGNOS Portal