Copernicus Masters 2014- Earth Monitoring Competition
ELIGIBILITY: Any one can apply
DEADLINE: 13 July 2014
An ambitious Earth observation program, Copernicus aims to provide accurate, timely and easily accessible information to improve the management of the environment, understand and mitigate the effects of climate change and ensure civil security. In 2014, for the first time , Copernicus Masters the Earth Monitoring Competition known for awarding prizes to innovative solutions to business and society based on Earth observation data is going to held worldwide. The competition invites solutions in the following fields:
- Agriculture Management
- Emergency Management
- Environmental Protection
- Marine Monitoring
- Mobile Applications
- Renewable Energies
The prize pool, in addition to cash prizes, primarily includes support for the commercial realisation of the winning ideas, data access, and the chance to enter the incubation programme of one of Europe’s nine ESA Business Incubation Centres (BICs). The overall winner – the Copernicus Master – will be selected from among the winners of each challenge (except the Best Service Challenge) by a panel of experts.
More info can regarding the competition can be found here.