Wanted: Forward-Thinking Satellite Navigation Applications for Agriculture
The European space programmes Galileo and EGNOS open the door to myriad new agriculture applications with potential to improve production, efficiency, profitability and to reduce environmental impact. The European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) 2014 is looking for ground-breaking business ideas, services, or products addressing the topic of precision agriculture. Since 2004, the international ideas competition rewards innovative applications using satellite navigation for downstream applications. The competition is open to everyone, from entrepreneurs, SMEs, start-ups to researchers. Entries will be accepted until 30 June 2014 at http://www.esnc.eu.
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SIGN UP now with any service, product or business innovation. This year’s prize pool is worth EUR 1 million, including cash prizes, business incubation, coaching, patent consulting, prototyping & marketing support, and publicity within the world’s leading satellite navigation network. Prizes are being offered by 26 partner regions. In addition, Special Prizes are being offered by partners such as the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Space Agency (ESA). The European GNSS Agency (GSA) will award the most promising European GNSS (Galileo, EGNOS) application idea with the opportunity to realise the idea at a suitable incubation centre within the EU28 for six months. The European Space Agency’s Innovation Prize is looking for new ideas for the commercial use of space technology. It will support the winners in the creation of their start-up company at one of the nine ESA Business Incubation Centres and with a cash prize of EUR 10,000. Winners of all prizes will be in the running for the grand prize of EUR 20,000 and six months of incubation. More here: http://www.prizes.esnc.eu