Startup of the Year

The new Galileo Masters 2019 class “Startup of the Year” aimed to identify the year’s best GNSS-enabled prototype, product or product idea by startups from around the world and help the winning company to scale up.

What we look for

Are you a startup working on a GNSS-enabled solution or idea? Do you have a clear roadmap of how to develop it further to achieve commercial success? Then this is the right prize class for you!

Becoming the Galileo Masters 2019 “Startup of the Year” is a unique opportunity for you to gain visibility and meet key investors, partners and policymakers from all over Europe, who can have a vital impact on helping your startup achieve its full potential.

Powered by GSA, this class will identify and support the startup with the most promising and innovative downstream application emerging from GNSS. The “Startup of the Year” will be selected from among all of the complete entries for the startup class of the Galileo Masters 2019.

If you have a great GNSS-enabled business idea but have not started to realise it yet, take a look at the “Idea of the Year” prize class.


Cash Prize

Cash Prize

EUR 15,000



Award trophy
Visibility for your startup
Access to a unique international business network


You are eligible for this prize class if your business meets the following criteria:


  • Startup (1 - 3 years)
  • GNSS-related product or implementation of product idea
  • Description of your development status


  • Number of employees
  • Business Plan
  • Annual turnover

About the 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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What's next?

Submit your solution now to enter for the Galileo Masters 2019 “Startup of the Year”! And there is even more available for you to win. Seize your chance to scoop even more prizes by also selecting the Special Prize and the Regional Challenge that suits your solution best.

Explore the Special Prizes offered by leading European stakeholders.

Browse the Regional Challenges offered by various partner regions worldwide.

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