Frank is working in the satellite telecommunications group of ESA (European Space Agency).  He is part of a group that initiates, funds and implements projects together with European industry for new satellite communication applications. Frank initiated a large number of IoT related activities in the space domain, such as a various ESA-funded MakerSpaces that will allow rapid prototyping of various concepts in the area of satellite IoT.   Frank will talk about upcoming developments in the area of satellite-based IoT.