Call for proposals 2016 - Galileo-EGNOS award scheme innovative ideas and support for incubation 233/G/GROW/SAT/16/9288 Closed!


Contribute to the prizes and incubation support provided by the operation of a prize awarding mechanism and incubation, for innovative applications based on the EU GNSS technology (EGNOS and GALILEO) that will promote industrial innovation and the uptake of high-technologies across Europe. The beneficiary/ies of this grant will mobilise other entities to co-fund both prizes and incubation support.


The kind of activities to be supported is:

  • Organisation and management of a yearly prize-awarding competition including publication of calls for ideas generating applications from entrepreneurs, evaluation by experts of ideas and awarding prizes
  • Supporting incubation and acceleration of innovative product/services to enable their development and entry into the market.
  • Fund raising to match the Commission grant
  • Dissemination ‘inbound’, i.e. to expand the number of innovative ideas submitted every year into the GALILEO prize-awarding competition
  • Dissemination ‘outbound’, i.e. obtain adequate visibility within the worldwide GNSS industry to promote the competition, its participants and winners
  • Monitoring prize winners and participants

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 1,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 19 October 2016 - 5 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call 2016 - Galileo-EGNOS award scheme innovative ideas and support for incubation (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible


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