/ EGNSS Innovative Ideas Contest



EGNSS Innovative Ideas Contest is organized by the UKRAINE project - UKraine Replication, Awareness and INnovation based on EGNSS - part of the Horizon 2020 Program.

The Contest is aimed at the development and popularization of applications using EGNSS (European Global Navigation Satellite Systems) in Ukraine and is a part of International Festival of Innovative Projects "Sikorsky Challenge"

Goals and objectives of the Contest:
• engage the local scientific and R&D community around the opportunities provided by EGNSS in general and by extension of EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) to Ukraine
• select and introduce the most promising concepts in science, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the field of satellite navigation systems, particularly encouraging Ukrainian youth, scientific and business community contributions
• stimulate innovative entrepreneurship and commercialization of scientific research results to amplify economic and societal development in Ukraine and accelerate integration into the European research field
• promote the development of space technologies and applications, supporting a wide acceptance and utilization of EGNSS in Ukraine
• facilitate research and business activity of Ukrainian youth, scientific community and entrepreneurs in the field of satellite navigation systems
• practical realization of results of scientific activity of students, researchers and entrepreneurs via introduction into current fields of production; getting products to the marketplace with support of investors in creating new enterprises or adaptation of existing entities.