The objectives of the Copernicus Prizes are:
The winner of this call will be responsible for:
The maximum EU contribution for this call is €600,000.
The maximum EU financing rate of eligible costs is 85%. The applicant must demonstrate their ability to finance at least 15% of the remaining eligible costs. Applications may not include contributions in kind as part of their co-financing.
The EU contribution includes:
This call for proposals will select a single-beneficiary. Consortia are not eligible.
Proposals requesting an EU contribution higher than €600,000 or an EU co-financing rate higher than 85% will not be eligible.
Dateline for submission: 31 July 2018
Source: The European Commission
Illustration Photo: Space Exploration Masters winners. From space-friendly crops to high-tech propulsion systems, the Space Exploration Masters competition awarded disruptive ideas with prizes worth more than €500 000. Europe’s first and only space exploration competition welcomed new players to boost business and innovation beyond Earth’s orbit. The prizes were handed over at NewSpace Europe, an event focused on space industry and the economic opportunity of space held on 16 November 2017 in Luxembourg. Copyright Dominique Gaul / ESA