FIFTH YEAR OF A COMPETITION FOR THE BEST NAVIGATION APP – EUROPEAN SATELLITE NAVIGATION COMPETITION
Prague, 15 May 2008 – This year, the competition called European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) is going to commemorate its fifth year. One can submit there any possible idea, system solution or a prototype, which employs satellite navigation systems. In the Czech Republic, ESNC is organized by Czech Space Office (CSO) and the funding is provided by the local Ministry of Transport.
The competition ESNC is intended for corporations and enterprisers, but also for research institutions, universities and even for individuals of full age. The overall winner will receive a bonus reward of 20,000 EUR and also a possibility of a free, half-year sojourn in a technological incubator. The main organiser of this event is a German corporation Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhoffen. Except the overall winner, within the ESNC, also a local winner from the Czech Republic is announced.
The project can also simultaneously win one of the four different Special prizes, which are going to be announced by GSA, ESA, T-Systems & DHL Innovation Center and Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan. The registration of ideas through the internet using an on-line database on the official websites of the competition starts 1st May and ends 31st July 2008. The results are going to be announced 21st October 2008 at the SYSTEMS expo in Munich. The journey and the accommodation are going to be paid by CSO for the local winner from the Czech Republic.