Yes, there are ESA sponsored accounts available. Go to the Network of resources page and click Submit a request to receive sponsorship for a Platform Service.

Make sure you include the most relevant information:

  • Which services you need (e.g. EDC Sentinel Hub, EDC Batch Processing, etc.)
  • In case access to commercial data is needed (EDC PlanetScope, EDC Airbus Pleiades or EDC Airbus SPOT), state the desired volume
  • The planned volume of data uptake (best to reference processing units or sq. km)
  • Desired duration of the access (up to 12 months)
  • Scientifically relevant results planned to result from the exercise
  • In case of business exploration activities some plans for long-term sustainability.
  • Make sure to press Submit at the end of the process.