INSPIRE Knowledge Base


Intergraph Corporation
Mission and Objectives: 
To provide platform for: - discussion on issues related to development and implementation of geospatial web services based on open standards - knowledge and technology exchange/transfer - relevant applied research and proofing stimulation - open standards adoption in wide GI community To help in: - understanding the complex technology standards - making clear distinction between open and proprietary standards and technology tools - promoting open standards and their use in geospatial services implementation efforts/projects
Formal Mandate: 
Public and private association including ad hoc (temporary) members as per their project involvement related to the subjects of this SDIC.
Open standards based geospatial services development and implementation Workshops and virtual meetings on: - technical specifications discussions and development - implementation approaches - testing, benchmarking and prototyping - project related issues Seminars and promotional activity related to the SDIC’s objectives.
Any private, public or non-government entity, project team or individual taking interest in SDIC missions and objectives.

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Europe plus rest of the world
    Societal Sector
    All levels of government, private sector, research and academia community.
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Active and permanent participation in development of wide range of OGC and ISO standards on data formats, metadata, web services and similar. Strategic member of OGC.
    Environmental application domains
    Transport development, Urban development, Rural development, Water Resources Management, Coastal Zone Management, Vegetation Management, Soil resources Management, Energy Management, Mineral resources Management, Man-made Hazard Management, Transport and pipe-lines Management, Industrial sites Management, Hazardous waste Management, Earthquake & volcano Prevention and Management, Drought Prevention and Management, Forest Fire Prevention and Management, Floods & extreme weather Prevention and Management, Landslide Prevention and Management, Avalanches Prevention and Management, Tsunami Prevention and Management, Soil erosion Prevention and Management, Coastal erosion Prevention and Management, Health Prevention and Management
    Primary Business
    Telecom, Energy, Water utilities, Emergency services, Public safety, Environmental Management, Agriculture, Transport, Software development, Standardization, Consulting / Technical services, Mapping, Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing