Creating new ventures and applications with geodata & space technologies

Expertise Generate more impact with geodata & space technologies

Innovation & Venturing

Do you want to benefit from new spatial data and technologies, or do you have a data source or technology yourself and are you looking for new opportunities for commercial exploitation? 52impact can help you succeed with:

  • Developing business cases
  • Market analysis and (product) positioning
  • Advice on funding and investments
  • Company development and entrepreneurship

Presentation & Visualisation

We make complex technology simple and beautiful. How? Through a unique combination of technical know-how and strong (visual) communication skills. We can turn any dataset or application into something great.

  • User requirements analysis
  • UX/UI (user interface) development
  • Data visualisation challenges
  • Technical communication

Development & Implementation

What sets us apart is that we do not just give advice, but can actually make things happen. Related to the development and implementation of geodata applications we provide hands-on technical expertise on:

  • Earth observation and sensor technologies
  • Information/monitoring systems (software)
  • Data fusion, analysis and image processing
  • Technology proof-of-concepts

The infrastructure for satellite Earth observation is already there. Possibilities for applications are endless and we are curious to explore them.

Applications Examples of recent applications and ventures

Impact monitoring for tourism

Impact monitoring for tourism

Our tourism information service monitors the health of tourist destinations for future preservation and sustainability programmes (joint venture with Green Destinations).

360blue

360blue

360blue is an information software suite to determine water-related risks, optimise water management and asses water footprints on a local, regional and national scale.

Forest Falcon

Forest Falcon

Commercialising a unique combination of crowdsourcing and gamification technology for mapping deforestation with satellite imagery (consultancy for BlackShore).

SpaceCertified

SpaceCertified

Supporting the development of a global monitoring service for commodity certification based on Earth observation data (project with Waterwatch Cooperative).

Earth observation for mining

Earth observation for mining

Monitoring mining activities in context to improve management of resources, and lower the impact of waste.

GeoFort location-based apps

GeoFort location-based apps

Development of various location-based mobile apps and web applications, such as a visitor tracking heatmap and an app for fortress visitors to experience historical information with augmented reality technology (product development for GeoFort).

SnoPro

SnoPro

Data processing and algorithm development of an avalanche danger indication service for outdoor winter sports (patented technology, product development for 365 Travel Technology / Sping).

AURORA

AURORA

Innovation and exploitation of atmospheric satellite data for the public health sector. Examples are air pollution measurements for cities, and UV measurements for tourists (Horizon2020 programme).

Harvest Horizon

Harvest Horizon

Supporting the development of the business case for a satellite constellation that will provide land surface temperature data for agriculture and water services (consultancy for Waterwatch Cooperative).

Our mission is to make existing spatial data technologies accessible to new markets.

Clients & Partners Some of the organisations and partners we work with

About 52impact

52impact was founded in 2017 on the 52° latitude and builds upon the expertise and experience of Knalblauw and DataCraft.

Unique blend of expertise

What sets us apart from others is our unique blend of expertise: technology/engineering, business and communication. We can communicate with and understand directors, scientists, managers and software developers and bridge the gaps between them.

From complex information to practical solutions

At 52impact we connect the dots of geo & space technologies and are able to structure and present information in a clear and concise way. Our team consists of data engineers and business experts who know how to translate complex information needs to practical information solutions. Solutions that are viable from both a technical and commercial perspective. Combined with years of experience with tech projects and a large network of professionals this makes us a flexible and reliable partner for your challenge.

Open to new opportunities and collaborations

We believe much more positive impact can be created by using geographic data and space technologies in fresh, new ways. This is why we will never stop exploring new opportunities and collaborations. Curious who we are? We are happy to meet you.

Team

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Sabine de Milliano

Co-owner / Director

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Koen Verberne

Co-owner / Director

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Mizzi van der Ven

Information Engineer

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Thijs Perenboom

Data Consultant

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Aaron Korver

Intern AI & Image Processing

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Xander de Bruine

Business Developer

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Stephen Verbist

Software Engineer

Jobs

Water Resources Expert

Water basin

For the development of our water information software suite we are looking for a water resources expert. Are you our water domain expert who links user needs and (regional) water challenges to qualitative and quantitative water risk indicators? Read our job description and apply now!

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Internship opportunities

Internships

Looking for a challenging internship in an inspiring, dynamic environment? We offer tailor-made internships for technical university students on topics such as: machine learning for land cover classification, geodata visualisation technologies, and monitoring water resources from space.

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Why work at 52impact?

Van Nelle Factory

At 52impact we offer you an extraordinary working environment. A chance to be part of the development of a new company with plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth. Since we are still small, you can really make a difference in reaching our goals.

As creative pioneers in geodata & space technology applications, we enjoy working together with great people in an open-minded, friendly atmosphere.

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