Farming by satellite

How can we use Satellite Technologies to Improve Agriculture and Reduce Environmental Impact?

A competition for students and young people across Europe and Africa.

Rewarding success and innovation

The aim of the prize is to promote Europe’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and Earth Observation (EO) services in agriculture. We’re looking for new ideas and innovations, particularly those relying upon European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), the forthcoming GALILEO system, or Copernicus.  Entries can be from individuals or teams, and be about any type of agriculture.

The registration for Prize 2016 is closed!

Entries must be submitted by 15th December 2016.

Students and Post graduates – Use your knowledge and creativity to find innovative ways to use satellite technologies to improve agriculture and the environment.

Professors and Lecturers – If you have students who have already submitted impressive work or ideas in this area, encourage them to write it up for this competition. You can also build it into your teaching programme for the year and support your students with their applications.

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The prize

1st place  - €5,000
2nd place - €3,000
3rd place  - €1,000

Special Africa prize - €4,000

And an expenses-paid trip to Berlin for all shortlisted teams to participate in the final stage of the competition, and the award ceremony. A group of expert judges will review every idea.