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The new competition round of the Copernicus Masters has finally started! New partners, an impressive and unparalleled prize pool worth more than EUR 1.5 million and the second edition of the Copernicus Accelerator are waiting to be discovered!

Who's Eligible?
Visionary teams and individuals from the realms of business, research, and higher education now have the chance to write their own chapter of the Copernicus Masters success story.

Do you have an idea, an application or a business concept that leverages the potential of Earth observation data to resolve some of the biggest challenges nowadays?

Then submit your idea now to the leading international innovation competition in the commercial use of Earth observation data and win incredible prizes!

12 Topic-specific Challenges
In addition to six prominent partner Challenges, six brand-new Challenges from the European Commission will double the chances of success for participants across Europe this year.

ESA Opens the Competition to Upstream Services
Within the current edition, the ESA Challenge takes the competition to the next level, since it is looking for innovative ideas on how to build a small satellite. The winner will receive an unparalleled prize - namely EUR 1 Mio for the construction of a satellite and on top of it, a free launch on a Vega rocket!

Why Join?
Awesome cash and in-kind prizes worth more than EUR 1.5 Mio will be awarded. Furthermore, winners and finalists get access to our international network and maximise their marketing outreach.

If this was already not enough, the second edition of the Copernicus Accelerator will again provide a customised coaching service for the best 50 applicants!

Check our website to find out more about the specific Challenge prizes.

Please note that the submission phase is scheduled to end on 30 June 2017.

We look forward to receiving your ideas and wish you good luck!


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