Regional Prize Japan

Rewards 2022

Cash Prize

Total JPY 200,000 cash prize for the winner (Additional prize for 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up might be rewarded accordingly)

Networking Opportunity

The winners benefit from the network of DigitalBlast in the space domain


10 hours of business and technical mentoring from experts in various disciplines (some of them worked in JAXA)

Space Awards

The winner will benefit from a free trip to the Copernicus Masters Awards Ceremony 2022 (max. budget JPY 200,000)

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

International Recognition

JAPAN is home to multinational companies, renowned research centres and institutions and internationally recognised higher education

Important Space Hub

Japan is the home territory of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)


A key player in space technology with demand for its knowledge and expertise in Asia and the rest of the world

Video 2022


Deguchi, Shota DigitalBlast Japan

DigitalBlast, inc.

Shota Deguchi
Communication department

The 2022 Organiser

DigitalBlast is a space business start-up in Japan, founded in 2018. Since then, its core mission has been “making space valuable”. It helps clients to launch and nurture their space business, which will help to develop the space community and economy of the future. DigitalBlast’s activity is composed of three core sectors: business and digital consulting, media service, and incubation. Through these activities, DigitalBlast aims to develop a space business platform which supports all stakeholders in relation to the space industry market.

Hall of Fame

Discover all previous winners of the Copernicus Masters!

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