Submissions open for Copernicus Masters 2020

on 09 April 2020

The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) is inviting companies to submit proposals to the Copernicus Masters 2020 competition, awarding innovative solutions, developments and ideas that use Earth observation data to tackle challenges faced by business and society. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2020.

The Copernicus programme offers free and near real-time access to data for the development of solutions tackling important societal challenges. The vast amount of data hold great potential for companies, entrepreneurs and start-ups to create sustainable solutions.

The Copernicus Masters is Europe’s leading innovation competition for Earth observation. Since 2011, ESA and Germany’s AZO Anwendungszentrum GmbH have organised the annual Copernicus Masters competition, along with the support of world-class partners, to inspire and help entrepreneurs bring their innovations forward.

Until 30 June 2020, participants can submit their innovative use of Earth observation data across a variety of topics and challenges.

Together with cash prizes, challenge winners will receive access to an international ecosystem of leading Earth observation organisations, substantial satellite data quotas, and business development support worth more than EUR 550 000 in total. The overall winner will receive an additional cash prize of EUR 10 000.

More details about the competition can be found at this link.

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