MEET THE OVERALL WINNER OF THE COPERNICUS MASTERS 2017

We congratulate Prof. Adriano Camps, Prof. Alessandro Golkar and their team from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (IEEC) & Golbriak Space oü, Estonia for taking out the overall prize

 

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HIGHGLIGHTS OF THE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY

14 Winners of the Copernicus Masters 2017 were awarded in Tallinn, Estonia on 7th November

 

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DISCOVER OUR FIRST-CLASS PARTNERS

The Copernicus Masters is privileged to have Europe’s most renowned space stakeholders on board

 

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BOOST YOUR BUSINESS WITH BIG DATA FROM SPACE

Curious who won the Copernicus Masters 2017? Learn everything about this year’s winners.

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The big data produced by Earth observation holds huge potential for the creation of innovative products and services. The Copernicus Masters is an international competition that awards prizes to innovative solutions, developments and ideas for business and society based on Earth observation data. Myriad industries and areas of public interest stand to profit from the advances of the Copernicus programme.

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 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 4.0 – just to name a few.

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THE SPACE OSCARS IN ESTONIA

This year’s Copernicus Masters Awards Ceremony reached a new high! In line with the 4th Satellite Masters Conference, it was the highlight of the most important space event this year: the European Space Week in Tallinn, Estonia. Learn everything about this prestigious event.

KEY FACTS

WINNERS 2017

Experts from industry and research were tasked with selecting one winner for each challenge. All of the winners were announced as part of a festive Awards Ceremony on 7 November 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia.

PRIZES WORTH > 1.5 M EUR

2017 participants had the chance to win prizes with a total value of more than EUR 1.5 M.

CASH PRIZES

BUSINESS INCUBATION

BUSINESS COACHING

PATENT CONSULTING

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

ACCESS TO TESTING FACILITIES

PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT

PUBLICITY

MARKETING SUPPORT

MARKET & FEASIBILITY STUDIES

ACCESS TO EXPERTS

ACCESS TO PUBLIC FUNDING

NEWS & SUCCESS STORIES

Read the latest news and success stories of Europe’s leading Earth observation network.

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PARTNERS

World-class industrial and institutional partners are key to the success of the Copernicus Masters.

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TESTIMONIALS

“[…] the ESNC and the Copernicus Masters are a proven platform for trendsetting technologies and business models based on Galileo and Copernicus to implement the new EU Space Strategy.”

Elzbieta Bieńkowska, Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

“Having my idea scrutinised by the expert Copernicus Masters jury was very valuable. It not only helped to precisely define the business concept, but also encouraged me to start a business.”

Dr Mark Matthews, founder of CyanoLakes (Pty) Ltd.

“As a pre-startup, winning Copernicus Masters encouraged us to take the first step into the industrial realm. The credibility we gained in the process enabled us to make rapid progress.”

Paul Bathia, CEO of Geomatic Ventures Ltd.

“The Copernicus Masters is a unique opportunity to present your project to the international Earth-observation community, engage with experts, and make some valuable new contacts.”

Paul Indinger, Managing Director of Building Radar GmbH

“The Copernicus Masters has proven to be the breeding ground for many successful business concepts and societal benefits.”

Dr Thomas Beer, Copernicus Policy Coordinator, European Space Agency (ESA)

“The Copernicus Masters is an excellent way to promote the Copernicus concept and foster the innovative use of data to meet the challenges of global change while benefitting the environment and humankind.”

Dr Hubert Reile, Programme Director Space Research and Technology, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

 

“The Copernicus Accelerator represents a gateway into the prestigious Earth observation and geo-information sector. I would like to encourage all mentees and mentors to make use of it’s popularity and their innovative ideas to extend their outreach and network across Europe.”

Philippe Brunet, Director for Space Policy, Copernicus and Defense, DG GROW, European Commission

 

CONTACT

Let’s get in touch. We are happy to help and discuss your business opportunities within the Copernicus Masters network.

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Silvia Corti

Project Manager
+49 (0)8105 77277-21

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Florentyna Smith

Project Manager
+49 (0)8105 77277-38

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