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DLR Special Topic Prize for Professional Satellite Navigation Applications

13.05.2009
Highly precise, interference-free, and secure – the advanced satellite navigation applications the German Aerospace Center (DLR) is looking for in the European Satellite Navigation Competition 2009 will have to bring at least one of these qualities to the table, along with sustainable benefits for the economy and public sector. DLR is offering €150,000 in consulting services to the winners.

As the national aerospace research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany, DLR aligns its research to the economy’s need for innovative products and services while investing in forward-thinking technologies. It also offers its research and development capabilities directly to innovative companies – a form of cooperation that has already led to the development and successful market launch of numerous products.

In its role as a special topic prize sponsor in the sixth European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC), DLR is seeking ideas for products, services, and other entrepreneurial inventions that promise long-term benefits to the economy and public sector. In particular, these include applications that require exact timing, satellite-based applications in the healthcare sector, new methods and applications offering improved signal verification and reduced sensitivity to interference, new processes and applications that use satellite signals to achieve highly precise positioning and rapid data distribution on the ground, and innovative applications for the Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS).

The winners will have set themselves on a direct path to systematically implementing their ideas with the help of DLR’s scientific expertise and development network. There are three DLR vouchers to be won, granting a total of €150,000 in services their holders can use to perfect their innovations (feasibility studies, conception studies, prototype development, business development, and more).

Along with creative ideas for products and services, DLR is looking for fields of use in which one or more of the qualities “highly precise”, “interference-free”, and “secure” are an absolute must. Innovative character and added value for the end user will be the key criteria.

Application ideas for the DLR special topic prize can be submitted until July 31, 2009 at http://galileo-masters.eu/index.php?anzeige=special_prizes_dlr.html .

Press contacts:

Anwendungszentrum GmbH
Oberpfaffenhofen
Ulrike Daniels
Sonderflughafen Oberpfaffenhofen
Gebäude 319
82205 Gilching
Germany
Phone: +49(0)8152-9099047
Fax: +49(0)8153-987555
Email: daniels@anwendungszentrum.de
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.
Miriam Kamin
Münchner Straße 20
82234 Weßling
Germany
Phone: +49(0)8153-282297
Fax.: +49(0)8153-281243
Email: Miriam.Kamin@dlr.de
Facts and data on the European Satellite Navigation Competition
The European Satellite Navigation Competition is an international innovation contest that awards the best ideas for applications in satellite navigation. The competition has been organised by Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen since 2004 and is oriented toward companies, entrepreneurs, research institutes, universities, and private individuals. Having begun with three partner regions, this year’s ESNC will be held in 17 high-tech regions all over the world: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Nice / Sophia Antipolis, Prague, South Holland, Madrid, Lombardy, Australia, Taiwan, and Great Britain, as well as newcomers Øresund, Gipuzkoa, Switzerland, and Israel.

The ESNC is intended to further strengthen international collaboration among these regions, particular with regard to the development of applications and services made possible by the European satellite navigation system Galileo. The competition is held under the patronage of the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology and is supported by Messe München GmbH. The main winners of the ESNC – the GALILEO Master, the special prize winners, and the 17 regional winners – will be recognised at a state reception to be held at the Munich Residenz on October 21, 2009.

www.galileo-masters.eu

About the German Aerospace Center (DLR)

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is the national aerospace research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work is carried out in national and international cooperations. In addition to its own research, DLR serves the German government as the space agency responsible for the planning and execution of the country’s aerospace activities, as well as the international protection of interests. DLR is also the umbrella organisation of Germany’s largest project management agency.

Around 6,000 people work for DLR at 28 institutes and other facilities in thirteen locations in Germany – Cologne (executive headquarters), Berlin, Bonn, Braunschweig, Bremen, Göttingen, Hamburg, Lampoldshausen, Neustrelitz, Oberpfaffenhofen, Stuttgart, Trauen, and Weilheim. DLR also maintains foreign offices in Brussels, Paris, and Washington, D.C.

DLR’s mission covers the exploration of the earth and solar system, research into environmental preservation and environmentally friendly technologies, and optimizing mobility, communications, and security. Its research portfolio in the business fields of aviation, aerospace, transport, and energy extend from fundamental research to the innovative applications and products of tomorrow. The scientific and technological expertise obtained by DLR thus aids in strengthening Germany as an industrial and technological location. In addition, DLR operates major research facilities for its own projects and as a service for customers and partners. It also supports young scientists, provides sound advice to policymakers, and is a driving force in the regions surrounding its locations.

Ulrike Daniels | Anwendungszentrum GmbH
Further information:
http://www.anwendungszentrum.de
http://www.dlr.de/en
http://galileo-masters.eu/index.php?anzeige=special_prizes_dlr.html

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