Call for Proposals 2017 - Copernicus Hackathon Programme 260/G/GRO/COPE/17/10400 Closed!


The objectives of the Copernicus hackathon programme are:

  1. To increase the number of users of Copernicus data and services
  2. To maximize the socio-economic benefits of Copernicus

In order to reach these two objectives, the Copernicus Hackathon Programme shall:

  1. Raise awareness of the opportunities offered by Copernicus data and services
  2. Train potential users on how to access and use Copernicus data and services.
  3. Stimulate the generation of new business ideas based on Copernicus data and services
  4. Support the development of a thriving Copernicus downstream eco-system, by favouring cooperation between multiple stakeholders (small and large companies, universities and research centres, public authorities...).


Activities to be funded are those directly related to the organisation of the hackathon:

  • Venue (renting a location where to host the hackathon)
  • Catering (drinks and beverages to be served on the day of the hackathon)
  • Equipment and supplies, in particular IT (servers, cloud services, software licences....) and other technological expenses
  • Travel and accommodation of its own staff and reimbursement of the participants to the hackathon
  • Communication and promotional activities
  • Prizes to support the winning teams
  • Employee-related costs

European community funding

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

  • 1,20 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 07 September 2017 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (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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