EUR 6,500 cash prize for the winner, EUR 1,000 for 1st runner-up, EUR 500 for 2nd runner-up
Technical and business support by experts from the space domain
Mentoring programme with experts from science and business
Evaluation and development of the winner’s business model
Fast-tracked access to ESA BIC Austria 2-year programme offered for a period of two months at the ESA BIC in Graz (additional EUR 50,000 if eligible)
The winner will benefit from a free trip to the Awards Ceremony 2020
Main area of expertise: Galileo Contact Point Austria, Expert Navigation
Description of the 2020 Organiser
Description of the 2020 Partners
Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology
The Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility Innovation and Technology (BMK) provides a general framework for infrastructure from rail to road, water and air to telecommunications and technology development in Austria. Austrian space activities (ESA, EU, EUMETSAT and the national space programme ASAP) are under the jurisdiction of the BMK and are implemented by the Aeronautics and Space Agency of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency, FFG.
Science Park Graz
Science Park Graz is the reference business incubator of the Austrian AplusB startup network and the manager of the ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Austria. Since 2002, Science Park Graz has been the driving force for the development of successful startups from the academic world. Additionally, it is a key partner for 200 startups and entrepreneurial projects in Graz, Styria and beyond, providing access to business and technical networks, coaching, funding and office accommodation.
ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Austria
The ESA BIC Austria is the place for entrepreneurs from research centres, universities, space and non-space business seeking to realise their innovative ideas and transfer technologies from space (e.g. navigation, telecommunications, satellite data) to other areas of the economy (e.g. logistics, health, tourism, environment, energy). ESA BIC Austria provides innovative business ventures with a EUR 50,000 grant for prototyping and IPR, business and technical support as well as full immersion into the ESA BIC network of more than 700 space-related startups.
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