Space Exploration Masters

Explore Space for Business Innovation!

The European Space Agency (ESA) invites candidates from all over the word to join Europe’s first innovation competition on space exploration. The Space Exploration Masters 2017 is organised by AZO on behalf of ESA, in line with the goals of the ESA Space Exploration Strategy, and in cooperation with strong world-class partners.

Universities, scientific institutions and associations, scientists, researchers, students, engineers and R&D departments now have the chance to write their own chapter of the Space Exploration Masters success story. Submissions of innovative business ideas benefitting Earth are welcomed until 8 September 2017.

The winners will receive access to a leading international network, corresponding data, start-up funding adding up to more than EUR 500 000 in total.

The Space Exploration Masters competition includes two different prize categories „Technology Transfer Success“ and „New Business Innovation“ and targets the fields of human space and robotic missions, space resources and industry, discovery and space observation, spacecraft, rockets, propulsion, space tourism, deep space communication and navigation, and space habitats – just to name a few.

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