Copernicus SpaceLeap Challenge

Cash Prize
The TOP 3 solutions will receive a cash prize worth EUR 5,000 each.

Discover all previous winners of the Copernicus Masters!



The Challenge

ESA seeks entries that can demonstrate societal benefits from Copernicus and Copernicus’s potential to foster international EO market development for space-based information products and services.

The ESA Copernicus SpaceLeap Challenge is a special initiative for participants from countries implementing Copernicus Cooperation Arrangements and other selected countries outside of Europe, in particular participants from the EU Eastern Partnership region (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan).

Get a chance to network in view of the forthcoming Horizon Europe call on “Designing space-based downstream applications with international partners”.

Additional Reward for the Overall Winner 2022

Cash Prize

EUR 10,000 if your concept gets selected as Copernicus Masters 2022 Overall Winner

Evaluation Criteria

The successful applicants will have demonstrated a sound understanding of Copernicus application areas, user engagement and relevance to Copernicus’s international cooperation efforts. Seed-stage international founders with demonstrated ideas for commercialisation and product scale-up plans are particularly welcomed.
Learn more and apply now: