Social Entrepreneurship Challenge
The Copernicus Masters Social Entrepreneurship Challenge was looking for solutions using Copernicus data that solve social, cultural, or environmental issues and generate a positive return to society.
Participants of this challenge can be non-profit social enterprises, for-profit social enterprises, or hybrid-social enterprises. Submissions to the challenge can range in maturity, from idea through to a completed product or service. Further, the solutions submitted do not need to have a commercial application, but could still clearly provide benefits to society with the realisation of their idea.
Submissions are welcome in any relevant application field, including but not limited to:
Submissions to the Social Entrepreneurship Challenge will be evaluated against the following criteria:
Does the solution provide clear benefits to society?
Does the solution demonstrate a novel application of Earth observation data?
Does the solution use Copernicus data to add value for end-users?
Does the solution apply Copernicus data in a technically feasible way?
AZO is an international networking and branding company for European space programmes, supporting entrepreneurship with more than 500 companies founded in Europe. Over the last 15 years, AZO has established the leading European space cluster innovation network for the satellite downstream market. AZO organises the “Innovation Masters Series”, the most important space-related innovation competitions: Galileo Masters, Copernicus Masters, INNOspace Masters, Space Exploration Masters
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