Regional Prize Czech Republic

Rewards 2022

Individually Tailored Support

Support programme from the ESA BIC Czech Republic team (support for the preparation of a proposal for an incubator, technical coaching and assistance, business coaching)

Business & technical support

20 hours of business and technical support from CzechInvest


Media coverage to promote the winning idea

Awards Ceremony

Free trip to the Copernicus Masters Awards Ceremony 2022

Additional Reward for the Overall Winner 2022

Cash Prize

EUR 10,000 if your concept gets selected as Copernicus Masters 2022 Overall Winner

Prize Partners Benefits 2022


The Czech Republic has a long tradition in space exploration and research. Over the past 20 years of space activities, dozens of Czech instruments and systems have been deployed, including terrestrial environment explorations, planetary missions and Earth observation


The start-up infrastructure in the Czech Republic is well developed. It consists of many incubators, acceleration programmes, investors and other supporting organisations. Start-ups can benefit from collaboration with local universities, R&D centres and other institutions


There is growing community of EO application developers and EO product users. The Czech Republic also has a strong ICT sector, with provides a lot of opportunities and support for EO application development, inc. AI and IoT.

Video 2022


Business and Investment Development Agency CzechInvest

Marie Nemeckova
Incubation Manager for Prague branch ESA BIC Czech Republic

The 2022 Organiser

Business and Investment Development Agency CzechInvest
As a government agency, its main objective is to boost the competitiveness of the Czech economy by supporting small and medium-sized enterprises, the domestic business infrastructure and innovation. It attracts foreign investors operating in the manufacturing industry, business support services and technology centres to the Czech Republic, and supports Czech enterprises in their expansion efforts. With its services and development programmes, CzechInvest supports the promotion of domestic companies and Czech and foreign investors.

The 2022 Partners

Czech Republic Ministry of Transport

The Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic
The Ministry of Transport is the coordinator of space activities in the Czech Republic. In its capacity and based on governmental decisions, the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic is responsible for implementing the National Space Plan, the country’s membership and representation in the European Space Agency (ESA), cooperation with European GNSS Agency (GSA) and space components in all of the European Space programmes – Galileo, EGNOS, Copernicus, future GOVSATCOM and for SST.
The Ministry of Transport is accountable for the creation and implementation of the national transport policy (incl. use of space systems in transport).

Hall of Fame

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