Participants could submit their idea for one of the challenges offered by institutional and industrial partners, who are searching for innovative ideas tailored to their specific needs. The Space Exploration Masters is looking for 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 – to name just a few.
ESA SPACE SOLUTIONS PRIZE
In addition to the above Partner Challenges, participants had the chance to also apply for the ESA Space Solutions Prize. Among all entries the proposal with the best business model will be awarded a feasibility study (valued at EUR 40,000).
ESA OVERALL PRIZE
The Overall Winner is selected from the five challenge winners by public voting and receives two full working days of expert advice valued at EUR 2,000 for business development and fundraising.