European space imaging high-res Challenge
The European Space Imaging High-Res Challenge invited people to create new and viable applications using Very High-Resolution (VHR) satellite data. Application ideas which are easily implementable, sustainable, cut costs and create efficiencies were of high interest. Participants were required to submit detailed descriptions of their application ideas including business cases and end user benefits.
The winner will be awarded a data package of European Space Imaging satellite data worth up to EUR 20,000 for use in further developing the winning application.
CAMEA - Certification of Agronomy for Marketing Environmentally Friendly Agriculture, submitted by Györk Fülöp from the Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.
- Benefit and Innovativeness (social benefit for European industry/citizens, other advantages, innovation level)
- Copernicus relevance (significance of the use of Earth monitoring data for realization, added value through Copernicus)
- Integration of VHR satellite data
- Technological feasibility (feasibility)
- Market potential (chance of commercial success, such as expected demand, investment potential and short time to market)
- Legal aspects and risks (legal risks, ability to patent, regulations/laws to be considered)
Operating their own ground station, European Space Imaging GmbH (EUSI) based in Munich, Germany, is the leading supplier of Very High-Resolution (VHR) satellite imagery to European users. Working closely with government and industry, EUSI provide optimised VHR imagery solutions to meet the project requirements of their diverse customer base. The company is an active supplier and participant in several Copernicus services providing rapid access to globally acquired imagery and derived information.