Greece Challenge

Prize 2019

Piggy bank

EUR 2,000 Cash prize

Cash prize of EUR 2,000 to be used at the winner’s discretion


16 hours business development support

16 hours of business development support services provided by the Praxis Network

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10 hours technical support

10 hours of technical support from the Technical University of Crete, SenseLab Research


20 hours technical and business support

20 hours of technical and business support from the Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies

Travel on Airplane

Travel and accommodation

Travel and accommodation expenses for the Space Oscars 2019 - Awards Ceremony - for 1 person (max. EUR 700)

E GNSS Accelerator

E-GNSS Accelerator support

Chance to win one of three tailored E-GNSS Accelerator incubation prizes worth EUR 62,000 and an E-GNSS Accelerator crowdfunding prize worth EUR 35,000 (find out more)

Awards 2018

An extra EUR 10,000 cash prize

If your idea gets selected as Galileo Masters 2019 Overall Winner



funding opportunities

Abundance of funding opportunities and high-level engineers

next-generation ideas

Seeking next-generation ideas in the space sector

Experienced team

Experienced team expanding knowledge, pursuing excellence and benefiting society through research and education



Technical University of Crete

 Dr Panagiotis Partsinevelos


Regional Organiser

Technical University of Crete

Technical University of Crete & SenseLab

The Technical University of Crete (TUC) is a dynamic engineering University with a clear mission to expand knowledge, pursue excellence and benefit society through research and education.

SenseLab Research is a distinguished interdisciplinary research laboratory in Space informatics that develops novel and disruptive solutions for unmanned aerial systems (UAS), Earth observation and GIS from an IT and computational perspective. As one of the top UAS research labs in the EU, SenseLab has been continuously advising drone-related entities around the world and is paving the way for their future development including the Internet of Drones, autonomous mapping and navigation, collaboration with satellite remote sensing, custom AI solutions, etc.

Regional Partners

HAMAC – Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies

HAMAC – Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies

HAMAC is an industry association representing a high-growth sector of more than 80 Greek-born companies.
The Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies (HAMAC) represents a vibrant sector of high-tech companies whose activities include the development of added-value mobile applications, the provision of added-value services for telecommunication providers, and the provision of innovative communication, content and application services.

PRAXI Network

PRAXI Network

PRAXI Network is the National Contact Point for Space in Greece, 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 organizations more competitive via the linking of research and industry, the promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship as well as transnational cooperation.

E-GNSS Accelerator Partner

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European Commission

The prize pool is co-financed by the European Commission’s DG Grow. The aim of the “E-GNSS Accelerator” is to foster the market uptake of Galileo/EGNOS and high technologies in EU28, the EEA and ENP countries.


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