Copernicus Masters Newsletter

A New Era for Copernicus: Earth Observation Competition Searching for Outstanding Application Ideas

The Copernicus Masters competition will give recognition to outstanding ideas, applications, and business concepts that utilise Earth observation data for commercial purposes and socially relevant projects. Along with cash prizes, the winners will receive technical support in realising their ideas, access to satellite data, and start-up support from a prize pool worth a total of more than EUR 300,000. In 2014, for the first time, the Copernicus Masters is carried out on a worldwide basis. Geared primarily toward start-ups and other companies, researchers, and students, the competition will require entrants to submit their applications from 15 April to 13 July 2014 ...
Take your chance to become Copernicus Master 2014

With his idea for radar based landmark navigation for highly automated driving, Harmut Runge from the Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF) of the EOC, DLR was named the winner of the "BMW ConnectedDrive Challenge" as well as the overall winner of Copernicus Masters competition 2013. This year's overall winner - the Copernicus Master 2014 - will be selected from among all challenge winners (except the Best Service Challenge) by a panel of high-ranking experts and receive an additional cash prize of EUR 20,000. Moreover the overall winner will benefit from satellite data worth EUR 60,000 made available with financial support by the European Commission ...
Additional Opportunities
Apply for S2G2M2 Innovation Vouchers

Open call for companies working with innovative mobile services to apply for Innovation Vouchers that can be exchanged (free of charge) for business and innovation support from "Copernicus and GNSS Business & Innovation" experts ...
ILA Business Days

Visit the ILA Business Days at the ILA Berlin Air Show from 20 to 22 May 2014! Register free of charge for business tours, matchmaking & workshops ...
Success Story
It's here: UrtheCast's first release of Earth imagery, from space

The winner of the T-Systems Cloud Computing Challenge 2011, UrtheCast, has released two images which mark only the first of millions. Soon, they bring a virtually endless stream of unprecedented Earth imagery, captured from the International Space Station (ISS). Captured on March 28, 2014, by their medium-resolution camera, Theia, the scrolling image above is centered around the city of Moneague, Jamaica. The photo covers about 300 square kilometers of terrain and gives a remarkable glimpse at what's to come from this powerful perspective on planet Earth ...
Featured Event

Geospatial World Forum has gained a repute of being a not-to-be-missed conference for the professionals engaged in geospatial sector and its application domain. It is the most premium global platform for geospatial community and offers the best opportunity for learning, sharing, connecting, networking, branding and positioning with senior decision makers associated with geospatial world.

The conference aims at enriching the geospatial ecosystem with market intelligence, technology trends, success stories and capacity building. It is a confluence of a variety of activities in the form of plenary, technology showcase, symposia, workshops, panel discussions, dialogue and exchange forums - covering the vast gamut of technology, application, policy, use cases from across the world ...
Dates and Events

29 to 30 April | Luxembourg | 4th ARTES Applications Workshop

04 to 12 May | Noordwijk | Space App Camp

5 to 9 May | Geneve | Geospatial World Forum

12 to 13 May | Athens | Copernicus Sentinels Serving Society and the Environment

20 to 22 May | Frascati | SENTINEL-2 for Science Workshop

20 to 25 May | Berlin | ILA Berlin Air Show

21 to 23 May | Split | Split Remote Sensing Summer School 2014

02 to 04 June | Paris | Global Space Applications Conference

16 to 20 June | Warsaw | EARSeL & ISPRS Young Scientist Days 2014

19 to 20 June | Berlin | RE.WORK Technology Summit

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