Copernicus Masters Open For Submissions Until 30 June 2020

Submit your innovative Earth observation applications to the Copernicus Masters


The Copernicus Masters is the leading innovation competition for commercial Earth observation (EO) applications. Open for submissions until 30 June 2020, the competition awards prizes to innovative solutions, services, and business concepts that use Earth observation data to solve important societal and environmental challenges. With more than EUR 550,000 worth of prizes, there is an opportunity for great minds to boost their business with big data from space. Read More!

Space in Africa as a Copernicus Masters Regional Associate 2020 is/are proud to support the awarding of innovative solutions, developments and ideas that use EO data to tackle challenges faced by business and society. As a regional associate, we are part of the constantly growing EO community as well as the EO business ecosystem. 

In 2020, the Copernicus Masters offers participants a diverse range of topic-specific challenges to tackle global challenges with their competition entries. The 7 competition partners – the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Commission (EC), the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Planet, BayWa, Airbus sobloo and the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) – have each established a unique challenge for the participants, with individual prize pools designed to support the winner to further develop its solution. 

This year’s edition also incorporates the brand-new Copernicus Prizes powered by EC. Besides the topic-specific challenges, participants also can also choose a regional or country-related Copernicus Prize Partner who can best support their innovations. In addition, the Copernicus Prize Partners award extra prizes to their winner. Discover more here!

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