We got tagged on Twitter to share news of a competition open to innovators using ‘Earth Observation data to solve important social and commercial challenges’. So what’s it all about?
There are seven ‘competition partners’ – each presenting applicants with a specific challenge:
“This year’s edition of the Copernicus Masters offers participants a diverse range of topic-specific challenges to tackle global challenges with their competition entries. Each of the seven competition partners, the European Space Agency (ESA), the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Planet, BayWa, Airbus and the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) have each presented participants with a specific challenge, with individual prize pools designed to support the winner to further develop its idea.”
On the target audience, the website says: “EO developers, students, researchers, startups and SMEs are invited to participate in the Copernicus Masters 2019. Participation is free and registration takes just a few minutes. Discover the challenges and sign up today.