European Satellite Navigation Competition 2008 Awards (Galileo Masters)

The 2008 European Satellite Navigation Competition will culminate with an awards ceremony in the Munich Residenz , Munich, Germany on Tuesday, October 21, 2008.

The ESNC competition, now in its fifth year, is seeking the best ideas for satellite navigation applications from companies, entrepreneurs,
research institutes, universities, and individuals.

The 2008 European Satellite Navigation Competition will culminate with an awards ceremony in the Munich Residenz , Munich, Germany on Tuesday, October 21, 2008.

The ESNC competition, now in its fifth year, is seeking the best ideas for satellite navigation applications from companies, entrepreneurs,
research institutes, universities, and individuals.

The overall winner will be named the GALILEO Master. Last year’s top winner, Zaharia Dragos of Nice/Sophia Antipolis, took home a cash prize of €10,000 for his idea to use the precise time signal of the European satellite navigation system, Galileo, in order to increase the security of financial transactions.

Finalists from the 12 participating regions in Europe and special topic winners will also be announced.

Entries are now closed.

In 2008, the special topic challenges are presented by the European GSA, the ESA, Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), the DHL Innovation Center, and T-Systems.

The Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen and the Messe München GmbH are joint sponsors of the ESNC 2008.