Normally the award is given to an individual or a small group, but the award can also be received in the name of a company or a research facility.

Galileo Masters | Coperrnicus Masters

Until the deadline expires you can safe your information in the database and change them at any time. Choose additionally a special award, which you will apply for at the same time.

Your proposal will be judged by the BW jury. The team of experts gets all proposals without any personal details, which guarantees an equal opportunity for everyone. Moreover, members of the jury signed a non-disclosure-agreement in advance in order to make sure that they do not leak your idea.
As a participant of this state, you especially benefit from the services that are specifically tailored for you. Those services include support with the grant of a patent, marketing and financing through funds.

Remember the patent registration

The data and information you entered are protected against the unauthorized access by third parties. The analysis of the submitted proposals is being overseen by entrusted people and experts that has agreed to highly sensitive handling. Only at the award ceremony, the award-winning proposal will be published after being consulted with.

In this case we recommend patent protection all legal claims lapse after the publication. You will receive support from the IHK (Industrie Handels kammer) This offer does not only apply to the winner but also to all other participants.

Despite all the efforts to treat all submitted ideas confidentially, the organizer of Galileo and Copernicus Masters does not take on any responsibility if there occurs any damage caused by accidental disclosure of parts of the idea.


  • 8th July 2021:
    Kick-off event as part of the network meeting “GeoNet Neckar-Alb” at the event “Potentiale der Erdbeobachtung” at Hohentübingen castle in Tübingen,
  • 19th July 2021:
    Registration deadline for both competitions Galileo and Copernicus Masters.
  • 3rd September 2021:
    Regional jury meeting
  • 4th – 5th October 2021:
    International jury meeting Copernicus Masters
  • 6th – 7th October 2021:
    International jury meeting Galileo Masters
  • 29th - 30th November 2021:
    Space Event, International Award Ceremony at AZO in Oberpfaffenhofen, Bavaria
  • 2nd December 2021:
    Regional International Award Ceremony of the Galileo and Copernicus Masters Baden-Württemberg Challenge 2021, Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart

Whoever dares, wins!

As a participant of the idea’s competition, you will have a chance to win a bunch of pleasing awards. Above all, the cash prize for the particular international overall victory and one of eight incubation prizes.

At the national level, the winner will receive 1,000 euros in addition to an image film and the trip to the international Award Ceremony. Second and third place will receive 400euros and 200 euros.

As a special prize, this year’s Galileo Masters will be awarded an individual workshop on the measurement of GNSS data. The Copernicus Masters will receive a trip to the DLR conference on climate change and climate research on the 16th of February 2022 in Cologne.

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