Greece Challenge

PRIZE 2018

The ESNC 2018 Greece Challenge Prize aims to promote and support truly innovative, non-repetitive, mature, feasible and technology-loaded ideas that make use of European and international satellite navigation systems for the benefit of society in domains such as the environment, technology, tourism, defence, agriculture, natural disasters, transportation, location-based services, smart cities, e-democracy, unmanned systems, etc.

The regional winner will receive:

  • A cash prize of EUR 3,000 to be used at the winner’s discretion
  • Three months of incubation at the Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ACEin)
  • 16 hours of business development support services provided by the Praxis Network
  • 10 hours of technical support from the Technical University of Crete, SenseLab Research
  • 20 hours of technical and business support from the Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies
  • Travel and accommodation expenses for the ESNC 2018 Awards Ceremony for 1 person (max. EUR 1,000)
  • Access to tailored E-GNSS Accelerator business support worth EUR 62,000 (if eligible)
  • An extra EUR 10,000 cash prize if your idea gets selected as ESNC 2018 Overall Winner

This package will also include:

The runner-up will receive:

  • A cash prize of EUR 1,000 to be used at the team’s discretion
  • 16 hours of business development support services by the Praxis Network
  • Participation in the ACEin Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
  • 10 hours of technical and business support from the Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies
  • 10 hours of technical support from the Technical University of Crete, SenseLab Research

 

PARTNERS

  • Region
    Greece

    Earth, Air, Space and Beyond

    Greece, constitutes an emerging start-up ecosystem with an abundance of fund opportunities starting on 2018. We are seeking the next generation ideas that will thrive in the Space sector through true innovation and technology.

  • Regional Organiser
    Technical University of Crete

    The Technical University of Crete (TUC) is a dynamic engineering university with a clear mission to expand knowledge, pursue excellence and benefit society through research integrated with education

    SenseLab Research is a distinguished interdisciplinary laboratory in Space informatics, developing novel solutions for Unmanned Aerial Systems, Earth Observation and GIS.

     

    www.tuc.gr

  • Regional Partners
    Hellenic Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media

    Bringing tomorrow today for all

    The Hellenic Ministry of Digital Policy Telecommunications and Media, actively supports the transition of the Greek economy in the digital era. It supports the establishment and operation of the Hellenic Space Organization since 2018.

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    Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    The Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ACEin) is the incubation centre of Athens University of Economics and Business.

    ACEin puts significant effort into supporting potential young entrepreneurs who wish to turn their innovative entrepreneurial ideas or research results into a sustainable startup company.

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    PRAXI Network

    PRAXI Network’s mission is to make Greek enterprises and research organizations more competitive via the linking of research and industry, the promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship as well as transnational cooperation.

     

    PRAXI Network is the National Contact Point for Space in Greece, member of COSMOS2020 network, a Copernicus Relay and the coordinator of the Enterprise Europe Network Hellas.

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    HAMAC – Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies

    HAMAC is an industry association representing a high-growth sector of more than 80 Greek-born companies.

    The association provides mobile applications and platforms as well as innovative communication, content and application services.

  • E-GNSS Accelerator Partner
    European Commission

    The prize pool is co-financed by the European Commission’s DG Grow. The aim of the “E-GNSS Accelerator” is to foster the market uptake of Galileo/EGNOS and high technologies in EU28, the EEA and ENP countries.

    The prize pool is co-financed by the European Commission’s DG Grow. The aim of the “E-GNSS Accelerator” is to foster the market uptake of Galileo/EGNOS and high technologies in EU28, the EEA and ENP countries.

CONTACT

Technical University of Crete
Mr Panagiotis Partsinevelos
+30-28210-37628 and +30-6974478823
team@esnc.eu
http://senselab.tuc.gr