ETSA was formed on the 12th November 2003, by a collection of like minded amazingly innovative people, who were striving to develop and benefit the European Modelling, Simulation and Training (MS&T) Community and mankind as a whole.
Originally formed as a Limited Company, ETSA converted to a non-profit making Community Interest Company (CIC) on 16th June 2010
Who are we ?
ETSA is a Community Interest Company (CIC) comprising Member organisations, Individuals, Government agencies and military end-users, Academia, Media and other Strategic Partners from within the MS&T community. As such, it is owned by the Members and operates for the benefit of the Members and the Modelling, Simulation and Training Communities in general.
ETSA represents the European training and simulation community. It provides a non-partisan environment for government bodies, academia, users and suppliers within Europe to network, exchange opportunities, ideas, information and strategies on education, training and simulation technology and methodology.
ETSA undergoes, and co-ordinates, research, development and innovation work to promote and help instigate, improve and extend the widespread use and efficacy of modelling and simulation technologies (including virtual, augmented and mixed reality) and practices for training and other applications throughout the European community.
ETSA organises seminars, workshops, visits and interest groups. It runs an informative website, publishes regular Members’ Newsletters, and provides Member discounts/benefits at many major training & simulation exhibitions, conferences and events World-wide.