GRACE (GNSS Research and Applications Centre of Excellence)
http://www.grace.ac.uk of University of Nottingham is holding a workshop for
organisations and individuals planning to submit an entry into the 2009
European Satellite Navigation Competition.
ESNC (European Satellite Navigation Competition) Ideas Workshop - University of
1st July 2009
Location: Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham
Entry into the competition closes on the 31st of July and this is your
• learn more about this year’s competition
• hear from the experiences of previous winners
• have confidential one on one discussions about your idea with
• Competition judges
• GNSS experts
• Business advisors
The overall winner will receive a €20,000 prize and this year, GRACE will
provide the winner of the UK competition with up to £5000 worth of support in
developing their idea further.
In recent years, the winning innovations have included a rescue system for
persons who have fallen overboard at sea; a mobile, GPS-supported social
network; a mobile phone-based guidance system that aids more economical
driving; a remote monitoring system for recovering heart patients; a Web 2.0
platform that delivers location-based videos in real time; and a flood
Cost: Free to SME's budding entrepreneurs.
Judging of the UK winner will take place during September 2009 with the overall
European winner being announced at the Munich Systems Fair on the 21st of
Who should attend?
The ESNC provides an opportunity for SMEs, new start-ups and budding
entrepreneurs to enter the growing market for applications using satellite
navigation technology in preparation for the advent of Galileo. This year GRACE
will provide the winner of the UK competition with up to £5000 worth of support
in developing their idea further.
Further details about the competition can be found at www.galileomasters.co.uk
More details of the event at http://www.grace.ac.uk/events/esnc09/index.php
You can book online at http://www.grace.ac.uk/events/esnc09/booking.php
Places are limited.
To enter the competition, please visit www.galileo-masters.eu
Dr Suchith Anand
Centre for Geospatial Science
Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
Tel: (0)115 846 8408
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