Explore Space for Business Innovation!

The new competition dedicated to Space Exploration for innovative Business Ideas benefitting Earth.

 

sign up until 8 September

 

Boost Your Innovative Space Exploration Business Idea Benefitting Earth!

Space exploration contains large potential for the creation of innovative applications, products and services, also benefitting Earth . With new topics and application areas arise countless possibilities for technology transfer and novel ideas for space-based technologies and and their application in non-space industries, as well as new targets and opportunities for business.

This year AZO has launched the Space Exploration Masters on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) and in line with the goals of the ESA Space Exploration Strategy, in cooperation with strong world-class partners. The Space Exploration Masters is an international competition to identify best technology transfer business successes, as well as to empower and foster business innovation around space exploration activities in Low Earth Orbit (LEO), on Moon, Mars, or beyond – for the benefit of society and Earth.

The two different prize categories „Technology Transfer Success“ and „New Business Innovation“ look for exciting submissions in the fields of Human Space and Robotic Missions, Space Resources & Industry, Discovery & Space Observation, Spacecraft, Rockets, Propulsion, Space Tourism, Deep Space Communication & Navigation, Space Habitats, and Life Sciences – just to name a few.

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TOPICS & IDEAS

Are you a Space Exploration Newcomer? Here you can find some notions and suggestions what kind of topics we are looking for.

 

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TIMELINE

  • 20 June –
    8 September 2017

    International submission phase for the Space Exploration Masters Award

  • 19 – 25 June 2017

    International Kick-Off during Paris Air Show, Le Bourget

  • September – October 2017

    Evaluation of submissions by an expert jury

  • 16 & 17 November 2017

    Presentations of the Space Exploration Masters Awards Ceremony

PRIZE CATEGORIES

The best Business Case from a Space Technology Transfer

This Award will identify the best Non-Space application from the ESA Technology portfolio for Space Exploration.

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The best Business Innovation Idea related to Space Exploration

This second Award will identify best business innovation ideas for Space Exploration with destinations such as LEO, Moon, Mars ….. and beyond!

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PRIZES WORTH MORE THAN EUR 500,000

more than EUR 500,000 EUR cash prizes

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International networking

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Great mastery with experts

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Awareness building

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Creation of space future

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PARTNERS

World-class industrial and institutional partners are key to the success of the Space Exploration Masters

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CONTACT

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Nico Marzian

Project Management
Tel: +49 8105 77277-32

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Daniela Dobreva-Nielsen

Business Development
+49 8105 77277-18

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