An affiliated membership can be a first step in the process of strengthening the links between the European academic GI-community and an industrial partner. Within this process, further co-operation between AGILE and the industrial partner can be negotiated and tailored to the specific outcomes and wishes of both the industrial partner and AGILE and its individual members. Here you can find a list of current affiliate members:


ESRI was founded as Environmental Systems Research Institute in 1969 as a privately held consulting firm that specialized in land use analysis projects. Originally located in a historical home among orange groves, the worldwide headquarters of ESRI are now anchored in a multicampus environment in Redlands, California.Today, ESRI employs more than 2,500 full-time staff, more than 1,400 of whom are based in Redlands, California, at the world headquarters.

Intergraph Corporation is a worldwide provider of technical solutions, systems integration, and services. They offer a full range of software, consulting, services, and hardware from a variety of vendors. Backed by more than 30 years of industry leadership, technology innovation, and a global service infrastructure, Intergraph and its customers around the world have been involved in many of the past decade’s the most complex and significant engineering and mapping projects.

MapInfo is a global company and software technology leader. They provide location-based solutions and services that help organizations better understand their customers, citizens and markets to gain a competitive advantage and disseminate information across the enterprise.

Autodesk provides software and Internet portal services to help customers drive business through the power of design. Serving a host of engineering and design disciplines as well as the film, broadcast, and multimedia industries, Autodesk has more than 4 million customers worldwide.

Bentley Systems Incorporated is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) content. As a part of those solutions, Bentley provides professional services including implementation, integration, customization and training.

Laser-Scan (now called 1Spatial) delivers world-class, innovative business solutions for geographic information.