The New Galileo Masters 2019 Class “Idea of the Year”

Deadline: 31 July 2019
Open to: students, scientists, employees that have a business idea
Benefits: EUR 15,000 cash prize


Every innovation and new business begins with an idea. The new Galileo Masters 2019 class “Idea of the Year” aims to encourage innovative solutions for the use of GNSS in any application field and help turn ideas into reality.

Do you have a new business idea based on GNSS? Do you aim to develop your idea into a commercial solution but have not started to implement it yet? Then the “Idea of the Year” is the right prize class for you!

EGNOS and Galileo are ready to use and market uptake is progressing fast. Yet there is still great potential for innovative solutions where location plays a key role in many market segments. Powered by GSA, the Galileo Masters 2019 “Idea of the Year” class is looking for breakthrough solutions that focus on using EGNSS and Galileo in any application field.

Take the opportunity to become the Galileo Masters “Idea of the Year” champion to promote your idea and gain access to a leading global business network, which can help you to implement your idea.

If you have already started developing your business idea as a startup, go to the “Startup of the Year” class.


You are eligible for this prize class if your idea meets the following criteria:

  • GNSS-related business idea
  • Development status of your idea: you have not yet started to implement your idea
  • Individuals (e.g. students, scientists, employees)
  • Teams (from universities, research institutes, public institutions, companies)
  • Universities, research institutes, public institutions, companies of all sizes


  • CASH PRIZE – EUR 15,000;

  • Award trophy;

  • Promotion of your idea;

  • Access to stakeholders and an international business network.

How to apply?

  1. Explore the Special Prizes offered by leading European stakeholders.
  2. Browse the Regional Challenges offered by various partner regions worldwide
  3. Sign up now for free to submit your solution and stay tuned about great support activities.

For more information, please visit the official web page.