Regional Prize Madrid / Spain

Rewards 2022

Business Incubation Package

Access to expert advice, including Technical Development, Legal, IPR and Internationalization consulting

Coaching and Consulting

Dedicated coaching, business mentoring and training in management skills

Support to Access Public-private Financing

Expert advice and invitation to participate in BAN madri+d investor days

Access to ESA BIC Madrid Region

Invitation to apply for admission to the European Space Agency’s Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC) Madrid Region, and eligibility for an additional EUR 50,000 in incentive funding from ESA and local partners for product development

Media Coverage

Publication of news and press releases in local and national sector media, communication of results through the social networks of regional partners, videos and promotional material of the regional winner

Travel Grant to the Space Awards

Covering the travel and accommodation expenses to the 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


Possibility for winner and finalists to apply for the ESA BIC Madrid Region for technical and financial support

Additional Funding

Incubatees (if accepted) will be eligible for an additional funding of EUR 50,000 from ESA and local partners

Entrepreneurship Hub

Madrid Region is one of the leading Entrepreneurship Hubs in Europe and accounts for 92% of the Space Sector in Spain


Meeting point for local and international entrepreneurs


Ignacio Cid Plaza, Fundación para el Conocimiento madri+d

Fundación para el Conocimiento madri+d

Ignacio Cid Plaza
Expert in new technology based firms

The 2022 Organiser

Fundación para el Conocimiento madri+d

Fundación madri+d works very closely with its network of university, incubation, science, and entrepreneurial institutions to improve the conditions for science-based entrepreneurship. It allows new companies access to research and training programmes and to work in cooperation with all agents of its regional system to optimise resources, work with transparency and share responsibility. Its network is the foundation’s great asset!

Fundación para el Conocimiento madri+d

The 2022 Partners

ESA BIC Madrid Region

ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Madrid Region

ESA BIC Madrid Region is the Business Incubation Centre of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Region of Madrid coordinated by Fundación madri+d. ESA BIC Madrid Region provides funding, business and technical assistance to entrepreneurs using space technology for general non-space industrial, scientific and commercial applications or using non-space technology in products and services to be used in the space sector. It is co-financed by ESA and by the Regional Ministry of Economical Affairs, Employment and Competitiveness. ESA funding has been guaranteed through the Spanish Delegation at the ESA (CDTI). Partner institutions include: Madrid Aerospace Cluster; the Spanish Official Association of Telecommunication Engineers (COIT) and the National Institute of Aerospace Technology (INTA).

BAN madri+d network

BAN madri+d network

Business Angels Network madri + d is a specialized investor network that facilitates the search for financing for companies based on science and technology in the Community of Madrid during their first years of life.

BAN madri + d contributes to consolidating a more competitive business fabric, drawing on the experience of the madri + d Foundation in the field of R&D management and in the collaboration of university and scientific institutions in the region.

Red de Mentores madri+d

madri+d mentoring network

madri + d mentoring network is an international benchmark of mentoring for entrepreneurs, made up of entrepreneurs and professionals with a recognized track record who facilitate the path for scientifically-technological entrepreneurs, helping them to consolidate the success of their innovative initiatives.

With complete confidentiality on both sides and a practical approach, it facilitates meetings between mentors and entrepreneurs, project presentations, seminars, network of contacts, favoring the growth of the business fabric of the Community of Madrid. 

Hall of Fame

Discover all previous winners of the Copernicus Masters!

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