Observe. Innovate. Compete.

We are promoting your Earth observation solution

EUR 836,700

Prize Pool*

89

Global Partners*

EUR 325,000

worth of EO data*

*in 2021

The 11th edition of the Global Innovation Competition for Earth Observation.

About The Competition

The Copernicus Masters is the global innovation competition at the forefront of Earth observation (EO) data utilization. It awards innovators fostering new solutions and concepts that showcase the benefits of the European Copernicus services to our everyday life.

Partner Challenges 2021

Our Copernicus Masters Challenges offer great opportunities to solve important problems faced by business and society together with our world-class partners. From smart farming to transport & infrastructure and environmental protection, there is a challenge for everyone!

Copernicus Prizes 2021

powered by The European Commission (COM)

The Copernicus Prizes supported by the European Commission, offered by our partners representing regions or countries, are open to ideas and solutions for any application field. Get the opportunity to support your solutions locally by winning an additional Copernicus Prize. Choose your Prize!

Meet the Winners

Copernicus Masters Overall Winner 2020

Reef Support addresses both environmental and economic challenges with state-of-the art technology. Its user-friendly online monitoring and maintenance tool uses AI and satellite imagery to track coastal reef health and also provides guidelines for crowd and pollution control, debris management, and coral restoration.

Discover all Copernicus Masters winning ideas and solutions in our Hall of Fame!

Timeline of the Competition

Testimonials

Every year with each Sentinel satellite being launched and its data becoming available, the opportunities to innovate and develop a space business are expanding. Copernicus Masters is one of the key facilities designed to ramp up the use of this growing Copernicus infrastructure and to empower researchers, start-ups and aspiring teams…
Josef Aschbacher

ESA’s Director General

The Copernicus Masters has given a significant boost to the rise of the Earth observation industry in Europe. Out of the more than 4,300 innovative ideas that have been entered since 2011, the top 100 companies have created more than 2,800 jobs and generated EUR 153 million in total turnover in 2019. In recent years, these companies have also raised around EUR 274 million in venture capital.
Thorsten Rudolph

CEO of AZO

Contact

Have any queries or require information? We are happy to help and discuss your business opportunities within the Copernicus Masters network. Thank you.

Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO)

Ines Kühnert
Head of Galileo & Copernicus Competitions
Ines.Kuehnert@azo-space.com
+49 8105 77277-19

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Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO)

Ines Kühnert
Head of Galileo & Copernicus Competitions
Ines.Kuehnert@azo-space.com
+49 8105 77277-19