The Dutch-German cooperation project is funded by INTERREG V-A Deutschland-Nederland. It is a strategic initiative in High-Tech Systems and Materials focusing on ground based as well as airborne remote sensing technology. The main goal of this project is to develop and test innovative hard- and software solutions as well as services on top of the technology to enhance the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises. More than 31 partners from business, academia and public sector are collaborating for 4 years to achieve novel products and services. The total fundable costs of SPECTORS amounts to approximately 9.8 Mio €.