United Kingdom

United Kingdom Challenge

Prize 2019

Piggy bank

EUR 1,000 cash prize

A cash prize of EUR 1,000


Business support worth EUR 5,000

A business package from GRACE & partners plus 2 hour business sprint from the Satellite Applications Catapult

Travel on Airplane

free trip

A free trip to the Galileo Masters Awards Ceremony 2019

team meeting


A hot desk in the UNIP Space Business Incubator (duration 1 year)

1 year free membership

1 year free membership of the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN)


Media coverage

An article in Navigation News covering the winning idea/winner

E GNSS Accelerator

E-GNSS Accelerator support

Chance to win one of three tailored E-GNSS Accelerator incubation prizes worth EUR 62,000 and an E-GNSS Accelerator crowdfunding prize worth EUR 35,000 (find out more)

Awards 2018

An extra EUR 10,000 cash prize

If your idea gets selected as Galileo Masters 2019 Overall Winner


United Kingdom


With business and technology leader

GNSS training and R&D facilities

Access to state of the art test equipment such as GNSS simulators, multi-sensor positioning test vehicles and test-track & outdoor antenna lab and multi-sensor positioning test-beds including a wide area NRTK/PPP facility & indoor positioning lab

Business support & finance networks

Access to national business support & finance networks as well as business clusters focusing on space technologies

Business support & innovation initiatives

Opportunities to participate in national business support & Innovation asndto be part of a strong and supportive local business incubation programme


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University of Nottingham

Mr Paul Singh Bhatia

Paul Singh Bhatia


Regional Organiser

University of Nottingham

GRACE / University of Nottingham

GRACE is a pioneer in the development of geospatial technologies and is part of the University of Nottingham in the UK

GRACE (Geospatial Research and Applications Centre of Excellence) has been assisting individuals, organizations, businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs to take advantage of satellite navigation, positioning, location based and Geospatial technologies since 2008. It is part of the world renowned Nottingham Geospatial Institute based at the University of Nottingham which is a pioneering university that provides an exceptional research-led education and an outstanding student experience through global campuses based in the UK, Malaysia and China.

Regional Partners

University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP)

University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP)

UNIP offers start-ups entering the Space Sector a unique environment in which to grow their business.

UNIP provide first class office space and facilities for business, within a creative and dynamic environment where business and research can work together sharing knowledge and ideas.

Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace

Aerospace Redefined

At Collins Aerospace, we work side-by-side with our customers to tackle the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. We’re combining boundless imagination with a broad portfolio and an unmatched dedication to customers – all to make the skies and spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever.

E-GNSS Accelerator Partner

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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.


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