Galileo Prize Greece

Rewards 2021

Cash Prize

EUR 1,000 cash prize via contract with one team member/company, equipment purchase, etc.

Technical Support

Technical coaching and support from Senselab research team on the areas of IT

Business Support

Business development support services provided by the Innovation House or other entities of the Technical University of Crete

Funding Support

Assistance on proposal submission by providing best practice knowledge and further material on structuring funding opportunities


The first and second finalists will be provided with support by PRAXI Network tailored to their innovation support, business & partnering needs

Additional Prizes for the Overall Winner 2021

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

Emerging start-up ecosystem

Opportunity to join an emerging start-up system in Crete

Funding opportunities

Assistance on proposal writing and submission for funding acquisition


Wide national and international network including technical experts


Technical University of Crete

Assoc. Prof. Panagiotis Partsinevelos
Professor on Space Informatics
+30 697 447 88 23

The 2021 Organiser

Technical University of Crete, SenseLab
The Technical University of Crete (TUC) is a highly competitive engineering University with a clear mission to expand knowledge, pursue excellence and benefit society through research and education. SenseLab of TUC, is a distinguished interdisciplinary research laboratory in Space informatics, developing novel and disruptive solutions for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Global Navigation Satellite Systems, and IT product development.

Technical University of Crete

The 2021 Partners

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is one of the largest universities in Greece and remains consistently oriented towards continuing its tradition, namely to be a pioneer institution that stands out among Greek and many foreign universities at all levels: education, research, culture and connection with society.

PRAXI Network
PRAXI Network is the National Contact Point for Space in Greece, a member of COSMOS2020 network, a Copernicus Relay and the coordinator of the Enterprise Europe Network Hellas. PRAXI Network’s mission is to make Greek enterprises and research organisations more competitive by linking research and industry, and promoting innovation and entrepreneurship as well as transnational cooperation.

Hellenic Space Center
The purpose of the Hellenic Space Center (H.S.C.) is the development of a space strategy proposal and a dynamically-rolling action plan for the national space strategy in collaboration with the academic and research community, the Public and Private Sector.

Region of Crete
The Region of Crete seeks to become a model region in Europe. A region that is extrovert, bringing the citizens on the epicenter of regional planning and established through the cooperation of all its social forces.

Sense Space Informatics P.C.
Sense Space Informatics is a spin-off company of the Technical University of Crete. It was established in 2019 with a clear vision to provide technological solutions and products for the benefit of society, through innovative and disruptive IT research on the space and drone sector.

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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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