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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

100 Fte (100)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Telespazio   (TPZ)

    EU Transparency Register

    163449611538-93 First registered on 09 Jul 2013

    Goals / Remit

    Telespazio, a joint venture between Finmeccanica (67%) and Thales (33%), is one of the
    world’s leading players in satellite services. The company, headquartered in Rome, Italy,
    employs approximately 2500 people. It relies on an international network of space centres
    and teleports and operates worldwide through many subsidiaries.
    In particular, it is present: in France with Telespazio France; in Germany with Telespazio
    VEGA Deutschland, GAF and Spaceopal (a joint venture in which the German space
    agency DLR holds a 50% interest); in the United Kingdom with Telespazio VEGA United
    Kingdom; in Spain with Telespazio Iberica; in Hungary with Telespazio Hungary and in
    Romania with Rartel. Telespazio has consolidated its presence in South America with
    Telespazio Brasil and Telespazio Argentina. It operates in the US via Telespazio North
    America. In Italy, the company is also present through e-GEOS (in which the Italian Space
    Agency holds a 20% interest).
    Telespazio is a leading company in sectors that are becoming increasingly important for
    public institutions, business operators and consumers, with activities ranging from the
    design and development of space systems to the management of launch services and in
    orbit satellite control; from Earth observation services, integrated communication, satellite
    navigation and localisation, to scientific programmes.

    Main EU files targeted

    H2020, Galileo, Copernicus, SST Framework Programme


    Head Office
    via Tiburtina, 965
    Rome 00156
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Giuseppe Aridon (SVP Strategy and Marketing)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Luigi Pasquali (CEO)

  • Categories


    II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    Eurospace (European Space industry)
    ESOA (European Satellite Operator's Association)
    IAF ( International Astronautical Fed.)
    ITU (Internatinal Telecommunication Union)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    EU grant income for closed financial year

    2 € (Source: EMSA)

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)




    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    European Space Policy and Programmes, with particulat attention to Satellite Global Navigation and Earth Observation.
    Security including Border management, Security Research, Cyber Security, Defence, EU Maritime Policy, Transport (rail, urban transport, ATM, road), Civil protection and Crisis management.

  • Meetings


    2 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 25 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Space Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Oct 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Space Strategy; speech at Sky and Space Intergroup
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
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