Awards Ceramony

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AZO – the organiser of the Copernicus Masters and Galileo Masters – brings together Europe’s space community of leading institutions, forward-thinking industry, thriving startups and award-winning entrepreneurs:
On 4 December 2019, 19:00h (CET), the Space Oscars 2019 – the festive Awards Ceremony of Europe’s major innovation competitions for space downstream applications – will present the greatest business cases on stage.
This year, 36 prizes will be awarded to pioneering space entrepreneurs by high-ranking representatives such as the European GNSS Agency (GSA), the European Space Agency (ESA), the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVi), Stevenson Astrosat Ltd., Planet, BayWa AG and many more.
Register now and discover Europe’s top entrepreneurs tackling global challenges using Copernicus and Galileo!

About The Galileo Masters

The Galileo Masters annually searches for new services, products, and business innovations designed to encourage the use of satellite navigation in everyday life. Over the past 16 years, it has evolved into the leading innovation competition comprising about 200 of the most relevant European GNSS stakeholders, partner regions worldwide and the largest space-related incubation network. In addition, the E-GNSS Accelerator – initiated by the European Commission – supports 30 entrepreneurs per year into market entry. Find out more at

About Copernicus Sentinels

EO in general and big data from the Copernicus Sentinels in particular hold huge potential for the creation of cutting-edge products and services. The Copernicus Masters is an international ideas competition aiming to drive forward Copernicus User Uptake of EO data and thus respective business cases. Many industries and areas of public interest benefit from the progress of the Copernicus programme. The close cooperation with institutional, industrial and regional partners promotes the development of high-tech products and services for Europe on a global scale. Thus, the Copernicus Masters awards prizes to innovative solutions and developments for business and society based on Earth observation data. Find out more at