THE LEADING INNOVATION NETWORK FOR SATELLITE NAVIGATION
Submission is closed now and the 15th edition of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) entered its evaluation phase! With 266 complete submissions from 40 countries the competition attracted new business ideas worldwide. We are excited to present the best business ideas live on stage at the Awards Ceremony in line with the European Space Week in Marseille on 4 December!
The innovation competition annually awards the best services, products, and business ideas using satellite navigation in everyday life. Its mission is to spur the development of marketdriven applications based on satellite navigation technologies. Since 2004 the competition proofs that satellite navigation technologies open the door to countless applications!
VOICES FROM OUR PARTNERS
“The ESNC has always been ahead of its time. […] GSA has been a partner of the Competition since its early days, and we are looking forward to more successful stories. “
Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director, GSA
“[…] the ESNC and the Copernicus Masters are a proven platform for trendsetting technologies and business models based on Galileo and Copernicus to implement the new EU Space Strategy.”
Elzbieta Bieńkowska, Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
“The CoR attaches great importance to the new opportunities linked to the involvement of European regions in innovation networks, such as the ESNC […].”
Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of the Regions
“As the world’s largest space-related ideas competition, the ESNC is an important source for ESA’s Business Incubation Centres […].”
Frank Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer Programme Office, ESA
“Through the ESNC, AZO has successfully generated a unique community […] for international collaboration in research and especially new ideas for GNSS based products. DLR […] appreciates the ESNC’s entrepreneurial spirit towards the markets.”
Dr Rolf-Dieter Fischer, Head of Technology Marketing, DLR
Galileo is the EU’s Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSS), which provides standalone improved positioning and timing information to users worldwide.
EUROPEAN GNSS AGENCY (GSA)
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) serves as link between space technology and user needs. Its mission is to support European Union objectives and to achieve the highest return on European GNSS investment in terms of benefits to users, economic growth and competitiveness.
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Have any queries or require information? We are happy to help and discuss your business opportunities within the ESNC network. Thank you.
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