20110119 esinet roadshow - CTAE

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20110119 esinet roadshow - CTAE

  1. 1. Catalan Challenge Jordi Angusto - General DirectorBarcelona, January 19th, 2011 1
  2. 2. Outline• ESNC Objective• Key facts 2010• Participants• Competitions and prizes• Official launching• Preliminary Calendar• Conclusions 2
  3. 3. Objective of the ENSC competition• Stimulate ideas for new applications in the growing market for satellite navigation• Foster ideas with commercial potential• Support their inventors to bring idea to market
  4. 4. Key Facts ESNC 2010• 357 idea submissions from 44 countries• 182 experts involved in the evaluation• Supported by the most relevant institutional stakeholders: European Space Agency (ESA), European GNSS Agency (GSA), German Aerospace Center (DLR)• 30% of all start-ups supported in one of the ESA Business Incubation Centers comes through the ESNC• Cooperation for development and testing with the European Network of 220 Living Labs 4
  5. 5. Participants• Start-up companies• Small and medium sized companies• Developers in large companies• Research associates and other university staff Fields of business:• Students• Private researchers
  6. 6. Competitions and Prizes (1/2)• 24 regional competitions• 8 special topics prizes (ESA, GSA, DLR, NavTeq…)• Catalan Challenge Prize • First price: 10.000€, 1-year incubation at CTAE and 15 days coaching • 2nd and 3rd: 1-year incubation at CTAE
  7. 7. Competitions and Prizes (2/2)• The overall winner – the GALILEO Master – will be chosen from the regional winners and the special topic winners. Price grant of EUR 20,000, awarded by the Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO) and the European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA). In addition, the GALILEO Master will get the chance to enter a six-month incubation programme in his favoured region to realise his idea
  8. 8. Official launching March 15th – GlobalGEO 14:30-17:30h
  9. 9. Preliminary Calendar• Official Launching of the Catalan challenge: March 15th in the framework of the GlobalGEO• Deadline for ideas submission (www.galileo-masters.eu) July 31st 2011• Regional Evaluation finished early Sept• Special topics Evaluation finished early Sept• Galileo Master Evaluation September• International Awards Ceremony (Special Topics and Galileo Masters) October• Regional Ceremony October (after International)
  10. 10. Conclusions • CTAE aims to stimulate and effectively support innovation related GNSS technology, and this price shows this commitment by means of awarding innovative ideas to bring them to the market. • The international component of this competition will help to confirm Catalunya as a key actor in the Navigation arena. • CTAE will support any potential participant in the ideas registration We are waiting for your innovative ideas!!!and wishing to share with you an amazing year at CTAE incubator GOOD LUCK!
  11. 11. Thank you very much for your attention ESNC Catalan Challenge contact: Pepa Sedó Collaborative R&D manager Tel: +34 93 664 26 44 Email: pepa.sedo@ctae.org 11

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