About Us

The Geographical Data and Earth Observation for Monitoring (GEOM) programme is a major 3 year EU funded initiative led by Aberystwyth University. GEOM’s goal is to support SMEs and organisations in Wales by helping them to exploit the fast-growing spatial intelligence market to benefit their company/organisation.

Through our world class research and expertise GEOM can offer access to our state-of-the-art image processing and artificial intelligence to capture and make sense of vital information for use by a range of sectors including agriculture, energy, security, environment, tourism, transport and infrastructure, helping companies to develop market-ready products and services

GEOM capabilities include advanced geospatial analysis, hardware and software designs, field and laboratory-based data acquisition, DNA bar coding and genetics, web technologies, earth observation analysis, space technologies. GEOM’s team has skilled expertise. Our application area covers but not limited to agriculture, energy housing and shelter, emergency services, environment, security, transport, logistics and infrastructure, tourism etc. See case studies for some examples of how our expertise can support SMEs.

Support For Companies


To be eligible to get GEOM support you need to have between 10 to 250 employees with an annual turnover of less than €50M and have an office address in the convergence area (West Wales and Valley). Organisations outside the convergence zone can also works with us by partnering with a company or organisation who meet these eligibility criteria

Key Sectors Supported
  • Environment and Conservation
  • Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
  • Manufacturing, Engineering and Construction
  • Logistics and Planning
  • Transportation and Navigation
  • Tourism and Videography
  • Health and Human Services
Type of Support
  • Spatial Data Analytics
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Laboratory Experiments
  • Fieldwork Surveys
Area of Expertise
  • GIS and Spatial Analytical Support
  • Remote Sensing and Image Analysis
  • Mapping & Web Visualisation Technologies
  • Data Acquisition – Field and Laboratory Based
  • DNA barcoding, Genetic Analysis and Bioinformatics
  • Hardware and Software Design and Development
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning


10 to 250 employees
Turnover less €50M
SMEs in West Wales and Valleys
Any Partner Organisation


Environment and Conservation
Tourism and Cultural Heritage
Utilities and Infrastructure
Transport and Logistics

Type of Support

Spatial Data Analytics
Feasibility Studies
Laboratory Experiments
Fieldwork Surveys

Invasive Species Mapping

Monitoring Livestock Behaviour

Digital Tourist Guide

Sensors on Livestock Farms

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