Galileo Prize Catalonia / Spain

Rewards 2021

Cash Prize

EUR 2,500 cash prize (provided by Generalitat de Catalunya)

Argonaut Device

Argonaut PKK receiver that achieves better than 40 cm accuracy when post-processing with Jason PaaS

Research Support

10-hour package of mentoring / consultancy / training in satellite engineering, as well as a guided tour of the Montsec Satellite Ground Station

Entrepreneur support pack

5 hours of communication consultancy for the presentation to the international final + access to the European space network

Space Awards

Two people from the winning team will benefit from a free trip to the Space Awards 2021

Testbed and Simulator

CTTC offers a 100-hour package to use CTTC “GEMMA Navigation® Testbed” + “GNSS- IFEN Simulator” and 20 hours of research staff support by CTTC Geomatics Division

Cash Prize & IP Consulting

Cash prize of EUR 2,000 + a complete IP consulting session on registering patents, trademarks and/or designs in relation to the project (provided by ZBM Patents)

Additional Rewards

Extra EUR 10,000 cash prize if your concept gets selected as Galileo Masters 2021 Overall Winner

Chance to win one of six tailored Galileo Incubation prizes worth up to EUR 62,000 each


To participate, any applicant must be a natural or a legal person of an EU Member State or European Economic Area (EEA), European Neighbouring Countries (ENP), South/East countries or other countries with which the EU has space dialogues and cooperation: USA, Canada, Latin America, Africa, Gulf Cooperation Countries, Kazahstan, Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand.

For further information see the Terms of Participation.

Prize Partners Benefits

Relevant ICT Sector

Big industrial clusters and a strategic sector for Catalonia


Location for the Mobile World Congress, IoT Solutions World Congress, Smart City Expo

ESA BIC Barcelona

First ESA BIC Incubation Centre in Barcelona, Spain


Experienced team in spotting business innovations developed by the Spanish space industry and ESA technologies


Fundació Privada Knowledge Innovation Market Bcn (KIMbcn)

Mar Fernández
Communications & Events Manager
+34 93 266 71 38 2332

The 2021 Organiser

Fundació Privada Knowledge Innovation Market Bcn (KIMbcn)
KIM is an entity which seeks to align the expectations of industry and research and technological centres to exploit the opportunities of Open Innovation with the aim of stimulating the knowledge economy in Spain. KIM has been collaborating with ESA since 2012, when it was entrusted with the assessment, prioritisation and analysis of the patent portfolio of the Agency with regard to its application in non-space sectors in Spain. In 2016, the European Space Agency (ESA) selected KIM as the new ESA broker in Spain. KIM has the role of detecting business innovations developed by the Spanish space industry and ESA technologies in order to market them in the non-space sector.

Knowledge Innovation Market (KIM)

The 2021 Partners

Generalitat de Catalunya
The Generalitat is the institutional system in which the self-government of Catalonia is organised politically. The main objectives are: promoting the deployment and integration of digital technologies in all areas of Catalan society through initiatives aimed at increasing their added value, promoting research, innovation and specialised knowledge and coordinating the promotion policies of the Catalan ICT sector, and promoting and coordinating government policies and programmes related to the promotion and development of smart cities technologies, massive data technologies (big data) and mobile technologies, among others.


Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona
La Cambra Oficial de Comerç, Indústria, Serveis i Navegació de Barcelona is a public law corporation that provides services to companies, contributing to the regeneration of the economic fabric and the creation of employment, and dedicating itself to its function of representing, promoting and defending the general interests of commerce, industry, services and navigation.


Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (IEEC)
The IEEC (Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya) is a research institute that studies all areas of space and space sciences, including astrophysics, cosmology, planetary science, Earth observation, and space engineering. Its mission is to push the frontiers of space research from the scientific and technological domains for the ultimate benefit of society.

Associació Catalana d’Enginyers de Telecomunicació
The Catalan Association of Telecommunications Engineers is a private entity that has been representing telecommunication engineers in Catalonia since 1992. Since 2015 and following the modification of the statutes, the group has also included electronic engineers and audiovisual media. supports and promotes the careers of graduates in telecommunications engineering, electronic and audiovisual media. aims at providing basic services to its members: legal advice and work tools for professional development, training, subscription to magazines and technical publications, discounts on products and services, etc.



Rokubun is a solution-oriented company focused on accurate and scalable navigation technologies beyond those based on the classic global navigation satellite system. We aim at providing the premium mass market with accurate and robust navigation solutions. Rokubun has extensive experience in working with the GNSS European flagship stakeholders ESA and GSA.

ZBM Patents & Trademarks
Established in 2004, ZBM Patents & Trademarks has a strong team of 25 patent professionals, including qualified European patent attorneys as well as Spanish patent and trademark attorneys, who are trained and experienced in a wide range of areas such as mechanics, electronics, computer technology, pharmacy, chemistry, and biotechnology. This knowledge and experience, together with the personal attention to each client’s business needs and interests, allows ZBM to offer the best tailored advice on patent issues.

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All Galileo Prizes are co-funded by the European Commission’s DG Defence, Industry and Space to foster the market uptake of EU Space data.

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