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GSA Space for our Planet Challenge

GSA is looking for solutions that use space data to help overcome climate change and environmental degradation, which are an existential threat to our children in Europe and worldwide.


Galileo/EGNOS signals are providing enhanced positioning and timing, which enables new applications of navigation signals for transport, farming, disaster management and energy on a global level. Copernicus offers information services based on Earth observation (EO) data and modelling for climate change, atmosphere, marine and land. Services based on such data should lead to more environmentally friendly living and decision-making, resulting in a healthier planet.

Participants are encouraged to submit solutions using Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus as key enablers to:

  • Support sustainable and smart mobility (EGNSS-enabled transport)
  • Contribute to the Farm to Fork strategy (Space for ‘’healthy food from a healthy planet’’, contributing to Europe’s climate change agenda, protecting the environment and preserving biodiversity)
  • Support zero-pollution ambition (satellite-based solutions for better monitoring, to prevent pollution from the air, water, soil and consumer products, and limit damage from floods or other natural hazards)
  • Build and renovate in an energy and resource efficient way (EGNSS for smart monitoring and tracking of the processes)

Prizes 2020

Cash Prize

Cash prize worth EUR 10.000
Extra EUR 10,000 Cash Prize if your concept gets selected as Galileo Masters 2020 Overall Winner
Additional Prize
Chance to win one of six tailored Galileo Incubation prizes worth up to EUR 62,000 each
Additional Prize


Submissions to the GSA Space for our Planet Challenge will be assessed using the following criteria:


Environmental and societal benefits along the entire value chains for market players, society and the planet


Innovative approach over existing technical solutions and commercial services


Use of European space programme data & services

Market potential

Considerable contribution to uptake in one of the various satellite downstream market segments

About the Partners

European GNSS Agency (GSA)

The European GNSS Agency (GSA), a European Union agency, is working with the European Commission on a range of activities aimed at helping European entrepreneurs and businesses – especially high-tech small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), research institutes and related networks – build their applications using the positioning, navigation and timing data delivered by Galileo and EGNOS.


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European GNSS Agency (GSA)


Marta Krywanis-Brzostowska

+42 (0) 23 47 66 607

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