Regional Prize Hesse/ Germany

Rewards 2022

Cash Prize

Thanks to the generous support of Hessen Trade and Invest GmbH (HTAI), cesah can offer three cash prizes:
1st Place EUR 2,500
2nd Place EUR 1,000
3rd Place EUR 500

Business Development Workshop

cesah will support the winner in developing their business idea with a dedicated workshop using the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® materials and methodology.

Marketing & Funding

cesah will promote the winning idea in dedicated marketing activities and will give advice on accessing VC or public funding, if needed.

Application Support

The winner will receive support in preparing an application for the ESA BIC programme and gain the chance to become part of our extensive network.

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

Space Connection

Our unique technical support network enables the development of business ideas in all space related areas and applications.


Our strong regional network of hi-tech partners and investors accelerates the development of services and products based on new technologies.


Strong regional support in logistics, IT, automotive, biomedical, optical, AI, IoT and Software on top of the most advanced space applications.


Located in the centre of Europe, benefits from a brilliant infrastructure with various hubs for air, road, rail and internet traffic.



cesah GmbH Centre for Satellite Navigation Hesse

Francesco Possanzini
ESA BIC Manager
+49 6151 392 156 14

The 2022 Organiser

cesah GmbH Centre for Satellite Navigation Hesse cesah, the Centre for Satellite Navigation Hesse, is a competence centre for the application of space technologies such as satellite navigation in Darmstadt. Supported by public and private shareholders, cesah manages the ESA BIC Hessen and helps entrepreneurs with the technical improvement and realisation of new products. Together with EurA AG, cesah is furthermore the official ‘Technology Broker’ for Germany commissioned by the European Space Agency (ESA). cesah also supports space businesses through organizing Hackathons, pitching Events, and the annual Global Navigation meets Geoinformation conference, as well as through taking part in several complementary projects that support Entrepreneurs, like the H2020 projects FabSpace 2.0, Astropreneurs and Point.IoT.

The 2022 Partners

Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH (HTAI)
Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH (HTAI) is the economic development organisation of the State of Hesse. Its central task is to secure and increase the competitiveness of Hesse as a business and technology location. The HTAI offers a unique strategic combination of technology and innovation promotion, location marketing and investor support, foreign trade as well as advice on EU funding programmes. It is the central point of contact for companies as well as for scientific, political and social institutions.

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