Registration closes on 18th November 2016, 17:00 CET. The online registration form will be removed at that point and no further registrations will be accepted.
What is the last date to submit my entry?
The last date for the submission of your entry is 15th December 2016, 17:00 CET, i.e. all the parts of your submission (e.g. covering document, video, presentation) must be received at info email@example.com farmingbysatellite.eu by 15th December 2016, 17:00 CET.
Am I eligible?
You are eligible as long as your date of birth is after 18th November 1984 and you are a citizen or resident in one of the following countries:
Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
Additionally, entries from African countries (either independent or with partners from the above countries) will be accepted for the 2016/2017 Prize. Previous winners cannot participate again, but previous entrants may try again.
Can I apply even though I am not a student or a farmer?
Of course you can! However, you must comply with the rules of eligibility described in the question above.
Am I still eligible if I reach 32 this year?
You are eligible as long as you are still under the age of 32 at the time of registration (i.e. up until the 11th November 2016).
What if I am a citizen of non-European State living/studying in the European State?
You can still enrol for the prize even if you are not a citizen of an eligible State, but you must be resident in an eligible State.
How many people can participate in one team?
Up to 4 people can participate in one team. Note that all of your team members must comply with the terms of eligibility.
By submitting your proposal you are giving the competition organisers a license to use your ideas. However, to the extent that you own any intellectual property rights in the idea included in your entry, those rights will remain your property. You must also clearly state in your entry if the development of your idea requires access to any third party’s intellectual property. The purpose of the competition is to serve as a conduit for ideas – facilitating idea creation – rather than attempting to commercialise these ideas. For this reason, winning ideas will be made available for public viewing.
What needs to be fulfilled in order to provide an eligible entry?
Each entry needs to be accompanied by an abstract (150-200 words) AND a covering document containing the full description of the entry (minimum 2,500 and maximum 10,000 words). In addition to this document, participants can choose from a variety of other formats, details are described here.
You can upload it to YouTube, you can send it directly to our email address (provided the size of the video allows it), or you can upload the video via one of the free online storage services and send us the link for download together with the covering document at info firstname.lastname@example.org farmingbysatellite.eu. Once we receive the video, we will send you a confirmation email.
How can I submit entries that cannot be sent by email due to their size?
Please upload such entries using a free online storage service and send us the link for download together with the covering document at info email@example.com farmingbysatellite.eu. Once we receive the video, we will send you a confirmation email.