ESA seeks entries that can demonstrate societal benefits from Copernicus and Copernicus’s potential to foster international EO market development for space-based information products and services.
The ESA Copernicus SpaceLeap Challenge is a special initiative for participants from countries implementing Copernicus Cooperation Arrangements and other selected countries outside of Europe, in particular participants from the EU Eastern Partnership region (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan).
The ESA Space LeapChallenge accepts proposals only from enterprises, scientific institutions, and individuals of legal adult age having a permanent residency, their headquarters or nationality in countries that have signed a Copernicus cooperation agreement on Copernicus data access and Earth observation data exchange. Namely: the United States, Australia, Ukraine, Chile, Colombia, Serbia, African Union, India and Brazil. Plus Eastern Partnership Countries: Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Additional Reward for the Overall Winner 2022
EUR 10,000 if your concept gets selected as Copernicus Masters 2022 Overall Winner
The successful applicants will have demonstrated a sound understanding of Copernicus application areas, user engagement and relevance to Copernicus’s international cooperation efforts. Seed-stage international founders with demonstrated ideas for commercialisation and product scale-up plans are particularly welcomed.
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