European Satellite Navigation Competition 2016 (ESNC) - Hesse Challenge

cesah is looking for participants for the European Satellite Navigation Competition 2016 (ESNC) - Hesse Challenge.

We are looking for innovative ideas around the use of satellite navigation for example: services, products and business models using satellite navigation in every day life. If you would like to participate then apply online on until June 30, 2016. The winner will receive a cash prize of 3.000 EUR (by Hessen-IT) and a trip to the International Awards Ceremony of Europe´s major innovation competitions for space applications that will be held on 25 October in Madrid/ Spain.

-> Have a look at the participants Flyer.

The competition is addressed to companies, entrepreneurs, universities and private individuals - anyone can participate. Next to innovative applications for Galileo, applications that can been realized with existing satellite navigation systems like GPS, GLONASS and EGNOS will also be rewarded. Additional there will be several special prizes this year handed over from a professional jury. More than 20 partners world wide finance and support the competitions in their regions. Further prizes consist of bonus, business incubations, consultations for startups, consultations of patents, technical support, entrance to testing facilities, developments of prototypes, advertising, support in marketing and much more. 

We look forward to numerous ideas!

Your cesah-Team

About the Competition

The ESNC is an international contest that annually awards the best services, products, and business innovations using SATELLITE NAVIGATION IN EVERYDAY LIFE. Its mission is to spur the development of market-driven applications based on satellite navigation technologies, including EGNOS and Galileo. Within the past 13 years over 10,000 developers took part in the ESNC.

Prize Pool worth EUR 1 million

This years´s prize pool is worth EUR 1 million including cash prizes and inkind services. All winners of the regional and special prizes - in total about 30 prizes - will be in the running for the overall prize, which will be revealed at the festive Awards Ceremony.