Baden-Württemberg / Germany Challenge

Prize 2019

The winning team of the Baden-Württemberg Regional Prize will receive:
Winning team

Total cash prize of EUR 1,600

The winner will receive EUR 1,000, the first runner-up EUR 400 and the second runner-up EUR 200, awarded by the Ministry of Economics of Baden-Württemberg

Two years of rent-free office space

At Technologiepark Tübingen-Reutlingen (TTR) for the winner sponsored by TTR

Various marketing activities

Including a video clip, business coaching, and other expert advice through the twelve Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Baden-Württemberg for the winner

Piggy bank

Access to experts and public funding or venture capital

Business lunch with an expert

Winners and runners-up can select an expert to whom they can present their business idea and concept


All regional participants who intend to see their ideas through will receive valuable support in marketing, financing, and safeguarding their intellectual property

Access to tailored E-GNSS Accelerator support

Worth EUR 62,000 (if eligible)

Awards 2018

An extra EUR 10,000 cash prize

If your idea gets selected as Galileo Masters 2018 Overall Winner




Possibility for winner and finalists to apply for the ESA BIC Hesse & Baden-Württemberg. Sites in Reutlingen and Friedrichshafen /Immenstaad for technical and financial support

Additional Funding

Incubatees (if accepted) will be eligible for an additional funding of EUR 50,000 from European Space Agency (ESA) and local partners

Meeting point

Meeting point for local and international entrepreneurs

ICT hub

Baden-Württemberg is the leading location for information and communication technology (ICT) and creative industries


IHK Reutlingen

Dr Stefan Engelhard
+49 (0) 7121 201119


Regional Organiser

Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICC - IHK)

IHK Baden-Württemberg: The twelve Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Baden-Württemberg represent the interests of around 607,000 companies and provide services to the region's economy.

Regional Partners


Bwcon is an association which pursues the goal of supporting the crucial technologies and markets for industry and society.

Technologiepark Tübingen-Reutlingen (TTR)

There's a place where priorities only ever shift one way: your way. Moving from a brilliant idea to a successful product is not just labour-intensive; it also takes time.

GeoNet.MRN (Netzwerk Geoinformation der Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar e.V.)

The GeoNet.MRN network is a non-profit organisation in the field of geoinformation.

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.


Discover all previous winners of the Baden-Württemberg Challenge