Space Awards and Space Pitches 2021

Presenting Europe’s top entrepreneurs from the global space innovation competitions Copernicus Masters and Galileo Masters on 14 December, 2021

The Space Awards and the Space Pitches 2021– Presenting Europe’s top entrepreneurs from the global space innovation competitions Copernicus Masters and Galileo Masters!

2021 was an exceptional year for Europe’s race into space: The launch of the new regulation for the EU space programme will improve the capacities of Copernicus and Galileo, simplify legal frameworks and foster new opportunities. Marking this milestone for the European space sector, the Space Awards and the Space Pitches honoured the most innovative pioneering space entrepreneurs of 2021. More than 35 prizes were awarded.

Rewatch the Space Day

The 2021 Space Day on December 14th has incorporated two major highlights of the annual cycle of space innovation competitions: the Space Pitches and the festive Space Awards.

During the Space Pitches, we presented our rising stars – all the national and regional Copernicus and Galileo Prize winners, giving the floor to 2021’s best innovators.

Meanwhile, the Space Awards were awarded for the 18th time. High-ranking speakers from the world-class competition partners of the Copernicus Masters and Galileo Masters honoured the most visionary solutions.

Partners 2021

organised by

Copernicus Masters

upon the initiative of

Copernicus Masters Challenge Partners

Copernicus Prizes
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European Commission

Galileo Masters

with the support of
Galileo Masters Challenge Partners

Galileo Prizes
Powered by the European Commission (COM)

European Commission

Review 2020

Watch the video recording from our Awards Ceremony and the Space Pitches 2020.

Space Awards of the Galileo Master & Copernicus Masters

Space Pitches

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