Innovation to diffusion

GISIG is an Association operating in the field of Geographical Information Systems, grouping organisations from more than 20 European Countries.

  • ARinfuse

    Erasmus+ project aimed to infuse skills in Augmented Reality for geospatial information management in the utility underground infrastructures.

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    Horizon 2020 Project which monitors, upscales and implements Nature-Based Solutions to reduce hydro-meteorological risks in rural and natural areas.

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  • CopHub.AC

    CopHub.AC is an Horizon 2020 project aimed to establish a long-term Copernicus hub to consolidate and sustain the Copernicus Academy.

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  • EO4GEO

    EO4GEO is an Erasmus+ Sector Skills Alliance project focused on education and training in the space / geospatial sector

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GISIG represents a reference centre for common initiatives among GIS operators and users, also acting through the promotion of European projects and the establishment of thematic networks and national secretariats.  Learn more…

  • We promote and coordinate European funded projects
  • We establish thematic networks for a collaboration environment
  • We promote training initiatives about GIS and their applications
  • We promote networking initiatives for GIS operators and users
  • We group together universities, enterprises and administrations

Featured Projects


Innovative solutions for Earth Observation/Geoinformation training                  



Consolidating the Copernicus Academy as a knowledge and innovation platform.       



Skills in Augmented Reality for GI Management in the Water Utility Sector.       


Enhancing the European reference framework on Nature Based Solutions (NBS).

The GISIG Training Library

The GISIG Association makes available a number of training resources coming from research projects, European training initiatives and the GISIG Members.

Check a selection of these GIS, INSPIRE and COPERNICUS courses in our dedicated training page.

Access to the GISIG Training Modules is free of charge but registration is required.

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Latest News & Events

WaterSpy final workshop in Genoa

Together with IREN, GISIG is organizing the final workshop of the WaterSpy project, which will be hosted in Genoa by the IIS (Italian Institute for Welding) on the 11st of February.

WaterSpy is a European Horizon 2020 project , started in 2016, which developed a device for pervasive and online monitoring of tap water, able to notify the presence of bacteria dangerous to human health

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GISIG in a round table on urban resilience in Genoa

In the context of the Genoa Smart Week (25-30 November 2019), GISIG participated in a workshop dedicated to the building of a smart and resilient city.

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EO4GEO at the European Space Week

As coordinator of the EO4GEO Project, GISIG is in Helsinki to participate in the European Space Week 2019 (1-6 December), the main event for the European Space programs.

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GISIG at the ASITA Conference 2019

GISIG participated in the ASITA annual Conference (Trieste, Italy, 13 November 2019) presenting three of its projects to the audience (ARInfuse, EO4GEO and RECONECT). ASITA is one of the most important Italian events in the geomatic sector, intended for researchers, professors, professionals, public and private users operating in the various sectors of the geospatial and environmental data.

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