Applications to the Copernicus Accelerator 2021 are now open 1 June – 20 September 2020

There has never been a more relevant time for mission-driven, Earth observation ideas to realise their full potential. Just as the Copernicus programme and access to new data continue to expand, so too does the application of such data and the insights it generates.


The Copernicus Accelerator offers 50 of Europe’s boldest innovators and start-ups a unique 12-month tailor-made coaching programme. It aims at providing a challenging, inspiring and inclusive setting for you to take your idea to the next level.


Join 50 of Europe’s innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs as they make a difference in the industry with their Earth Observation ideas. The process to take part in the Copernicus Accelerator couldn’t be easier, just register on the website, submit a pitch deck and look out for a notice in October. Submissions are now open for:



To be eligible, applicants must meet both of the following conditions:

  • Reside or have a company registered in a Copernicus participating country.
  • Currently use or have the intention to use Copernicus data (full terms and conditions can be found here)

Apply for the next edition from 1 June – 20 September 2020!


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