THE LEADING INNOVATION NETWORK FOR SATELLITE NAVIGATION
The 14th European Satellite Navigation Competition culminated in the Joint Awards Ceremony of the ESNC and Copernicus Masters on 07 November 2017. As highlight of the European Space Week in Tallinn, Estonia, all 26 path-breaking winning ideas were awarded in front of more than 500 guests from all over Europe and beyond. The participants Dr Jan Wendel from Airbus Defence and Space and Alexander Rügamer from Fraunhofer IIS celebrated a triple success in Tallinn with SORUS – Spoofing-Resistant UAVs : The duo did not only win the BMVI Special Prize and the Bavaria Challenge, but also took home the ESNC 2017 overall prize!
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This year’s ESNC winners were awarded at the Joint Awards Ceremony of the ESNC and the Copernicus Masters on 7 November 2017. In line with the Satellite Masters Conference & Horizon 2020 Space Info Day, the event was the festive highlight of the European Space Week in Tallinn, Estonia.
Take a look at pictures taken at the recent 2017 Awards Ceremony, the International Kick-off in Brussels and previous ESNC events all across Europe.
The ESNC has the support of the most relevant European GNSS stakeholders.
VOICES FROM OUR PARTNERS
“[…] the ESNC and the Copernicus Masters are a proven platform for trendsetting technologies and business models based on Galileo and Copernicus to implement the new EU Space Strategy.”
Elzbieta Bieńkowska, Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
“The CoR attaches great importance to the new opportunities linked to the involvement of European regions in innovation networks, such as the ESNC […].”
Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of the Regions
“[…] the ESNC has provided an excellent platform for promoting EGNOS and Galileo. […] the ESNC also provides the gateway to a wide range of unique business applications for the GNSS programmes.”
Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director, GSA
“As the world’s largest space-related ideas competition, the ESNC is an important source for ESA’s Business Incubation Centres […].”
Frank Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer Programme Office, ESA
“Through the ESNC, AZO has successfully generated a unique community […] for international collaboration in research and especially new ideas for GNSS based products. DLR […] appreciates the ESNC’s entrepreneurial spirit towards the markets.”
Dr Rolf-Dieter Fischer, Head of Technology Marketing, DLR
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