The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) has opened this year’s competition for the best new ideas and services for the best use of Earth observation data from Europe’s Global Monitoring for Environment and Security program. The competition is open to students, researchers, entrepreneurs, start-up companies and small and medium enterprises to develop new applications for data from the GMES initiative.
Proposals in five categories can be submitted until September 15, 2011. The categories are: Best Service, Ideas, ESA App, DLR Environmental, and T-Systems Cloud Computing. Prizes are awarded for the winners of each category. In addition, an overall winner will be awarded the GMES Master which comes with an additional cash prize of 20,000 Euros.
Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern. firstname.lastname@example.org