EARSC, the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies represents the Earth Observation geo- information services sector in Europe. Today EARSC has 75 members (65 full members and 10 observers), coming from 22 countries covering the full EO services value chain including commercial operators of EO satellites, resellers of data, value-adding companies, geospatial information suppliers, consultancies and EO system/software providers. The sector plays a key role in providing value-added, geo-spatial information to its customers in Europe and the world. In 2012, the revenue of the sector in Europe is €750m giving work to 5000 highly skilled employees and is growing at around 10% per annum. The sector is dominated by small and medium enterprises with over 90% of the companies having less than 50 and over 60% having less than 10 persons employed.