Copernicus Masters And European Satellite Navigation

The Copernicus Masters, Europe’s leading Earth observation (EO) competition, and the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC), Europe’s largest innovation competition for satellite navigation, are still on the hunt for innovative ideas until 30 June 2017.

Europe’s biggest innovation networks for EO and satellite navigation are seeking space-based ideas leading to products or services that provide benefits for society and economy.

Gilching, 23 June 2017 – This is the chance for entrepreneurs and innovators to participate in both innovation competitions and benefit from outstanding prizes. The prize pools are worth more than EUR 2.5 million. Next to cash and in kind prizes, access is offered to the Copernicus Accelerator and the E-GNSS Accelerator. These two tailored business coaching programmes, funded by the European Commission (EC) provide customised coaching to entrepreneurs delivered by mentors with valuable expertise.

Future-oriented developers and innovators are called to sign up at the Copernicus Masters or the ESNC in order to use the remaining days to submit their business idea and become one of the winners at the international Awards Ceremony in Tallinn, Estonia in November 2017.

About Copernicus Masters
Earth observation and the big data it produces hold huge potential for the creation of innovative products and services. Myriad industries and areas of public interest stand to profit from the advances of the Copernicus programme. Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO) has launched the Copernicus Masters in 2011 on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) and with strong support of world-class partners as part of their mission to foster the User Uptake of Copernicus services. The Copernicus Masters is an international competition which awards prizes to innovative solutions for business and society based on Earth observation data. The Copernicus Masters has developed into the moving force of promoting cutting-edge solutions. Annually, different prize categories tackle global challenges with revolutionary competition entries in the fields of deep learning, the IoT, big data analytics, smart mobility and industry