THE LEADING INNOVATION NETWORK FOR SATELLITE NAVIGATION
On 4 December 2018, the “Space Oscars 2018” – the festive Awards Ceremony of the Galileo Masters – took place in front of an international audience during the EU Space Week 2018 in Marseille, France.
28 business cases and Challenge winners were recognised during the Awards Ceremony by high-ranking industry and institutional representatives, such as the European GNSS Agency (GSA), the European Commission (EC), the European Space Agency (ESA), the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI).
In addition, 20 partner regions across the globe awarded the best competition entries.
More than 500 guests followed exciting live pitches or videos and the official awarding of each business case followed by a great show act from England.
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!
The next submission phase will start on 1 May 2019. Stay tunes for more information.
For 10 years, the GSA is supporting the Galileo Masters as a main partner.
VOICES FROM OUR PARTNERS
“The Galileo Masters 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 Galileo Masters 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 Galileo Masters […].”
Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of the Regions
“As the world’s largest space-related ideas competition, the Galileo Masters is an important source for ESA’s Business Incubation Centres […].”
Frank Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer Programme Office, ESA
“Through the Galileo Masters, AZO has successfully generated a unique community […] for international collaboration in research and especially new ideas for GNSS based products. DLR […] appreciates the Galileo Masters 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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