On 4 December 2018, the “Space Oscars 2018” – the festive Awards Ceremony of the Copernicus Masters – took place in front of an international audience during the EU Space Week 2018 in Marseille, France.
16 business cases and Challenge winners were recognised during the Awards Ceremony by high-ranking industry and institutional representatives, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Commission, the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Airbus, Planet, BayWa AG, Astrosat Ltd., CGI, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), Satellite Applications Catapult Ltd. and AZO Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen, the organiser.
More than 500 guests followed exciting live pitches or videos and the official awarding of each business case followed by a great show act from England.
ESA EO Future Challenge
Myriad – Satellite triggered drone, submitted by Tryggvi Stefansson, Victor Pajuelo Madrigal, Hallgrímur Davíð Egilsson, Svarmi ehf.
The DLR Environment, Energy & Health Challenge
Loser Ships – a novel approach to bolster a culture of compliance within the shipping industry, submitted by Dan Jane.
CGI Big Data Big Business Challenge
FORESTMAP. The integrated web platform for forest inventories, submitted by Nur Algeet Abarquero, Agresta S. Coop.
Planet Daily Change Challenge
Forest health monitoring – using satellite imagery and artificial intelligence, submitted by Indra den Bakker, Anniek Schouten, 20tree.ai.
BayWa Smart Farming Challenge
Measuring irrigation from space through high-resolution Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2, submitted by Luca Brocca, National Research Council of Italy.
Astrosat Disaster Management Challenge
Hurricane Unwinder, submitted by Svante Henriksson, Blue Marble Inc, Matti Kämäräinen, Andreas Tack, Antti Pasila, Kiosked & others, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Blue Marble Inc.
Airbus Multi-Data Challenge
MapTiler – Maps API For Your Apps, submitted by Petr Pridal and Team, Klokan Technologies GmbH.
Catapult Data Visualisation Challenge
WindAI – Offshore Wind Farm Predictive Analysis, submitted by Daniel O’Connell, Ruma Products Limited.
BMVI Digital Transport Challenge
EO Air Quality – A New Environmental Commodity, submitted by Cassi Welling, Hawa Dawa.
Soil carbon sequestration in agricultural systems, submitted by Filippo Iodice, Federica D’ Acunto, Mario Monaldi.
Copernicus Sustainable Development Challenge
Polisensio – How Clean Is The Air We Breathe?, submitted Razvan Gheorghe Suta, Polisensio.
Copernicus Government Challenge
DroughtMeasure – Make Europe Drought Resilient, submitted by Roman Bohovic, World from Space.
Copernicus Data Access Challenge
Sentinel 4 My Mayor – Copernicus for Local Authorities, submitted by David Hello, TerraNIS.
Copernicus B2B Challenge
CybELE – Making Business Above Profit, Robin Bouvier, Lawgical – CybELE Ltd.
Copernicus Land Monitoring Challenge
Linda Forest – Predicting Forest Growth with AI, submitted by Rolf Schmitz, CollectiveCrunch.
Copernicus Emergency Management Challenge
TSAR AI – Rapid and Precise Surface Change Detection with SAR Data, submitted by Taras Matselyukh, OPT/NET BV.
COPERNICUS MASTERS WINNERS
Since 2011 almost 3,300 participants have submitted their innovative Earth observation solution for business and society to the Copernicus Masters. Many of the ideas submitted in previous years have been implemented and successfully launched into the market.
Browse through more than 100 past winners that have been awarded over the last eight years of the competition. You may set several filters.
Data in Use MERIS, MODIS, RapidEye, SPOT, SENTINEL 2, SENTINEL 3 Service summary The main objective of the idea is to provide near real-time, high-resolution water quality products to both...Read More
Data in Use Formosat-2, Spot-5, and Pleiades TerraSAR-X (DLR) Service summary BALIST is a service under development funded by the Aquitaine Regional Council (APSAT / INTERREG SUDOE IVb project). It...Read More
Data in Use Sentinel – 1 SAR Sentinel – 2 Land Cover Sentinel – 3 OLCI FAPAR and Synergy NDVI Sentinel – 3 Essential Climate Variable: Aerosol Properties Crowdsourced beehive...Read More
Service summary The BeeNebulaApp™ application, a part of the NebulaSystem™, is designed to enhance the knowledge of bee-keeping and apiculture. It uses satellite meteorological data, supplemented by Sentinel series and...Read More
Data in Use The algorithms track websites in real time and have extracted information on more than a million construction projects. Building Radar then verifies this information through high revisit...Read More
Data in Use CAMEA Label control is based on the synergies between WorldView-2 (VHR) and Sentinel-1 (SAR) imagery. Agronomic activities will be detected with multispectral and SAR-polarimetric information. Service summary...Read More
Data in Use Cheetah Food obtains crop-sourcing information from Copernicus Sentinel-2 (and MERIS) on land cover and crop phenology products. Market price information is partly crowd-sourced and augments existing third-party...Read More
Data in Use Gamaya relies on data produced by its novel hyperspectral imaging camera. The solution will achieve a key enhancement based on its use of Sentinel-2 satellite data. Service...Read More
Data in Use Near real-time SAR imagery (cloud independent), several updates each month, base optical map for comprehension Service summary Millions of students will monitor rainforests using (web) tools and...Read More
Data in Use LiDAR (from Governments or private companies) and other geospatial data (satellite images, orthophotos …) Service summary Dielmo Server allows visualisation, analysis and distribution of LiDAR, raster and...Read More
Service summary DroneSAR enables the use of affordable drone technology to expedite search and rescue (SAR) missions when teams are faced with risk, time and resource constraints. It allows the...Read More
Service summary Wildfires are a major hazard and produce devastating environmental and economic impacts. In moorland and heathland areas, wildfires discolour drinking water supplies, release carbon dioxide and damage these...Read More