ENTER FOR THE CHALLENGE
Complete the form below and we will send you a link with the submission form to complete in order to enter the 2022 Earth Observation Challenge.
The Africa Earth Observation (AEO) Challenge is an annually run open innovation challenge that has been sourcing novel space technologies since 2016.
Earth observation can be defined as the gathering of information about the physical, chemical and biological systems of the planet via remote-sensing technologies. It is used to monitor changes in natural and manmade environments.
This is the sixth iteration of the challenge, which aims to drive entrepreneurial activity in the African space industry and promote awareness of the value of Earth Observation to a broad community, and in multiple applicable sectors such as water and food security, mining applications, logistics, insurance, and many more.
Submission from businesses in any and all industries are encouraged, as long as they meet the following criteria :
The Challenge is open to businesses across the African continent
All submissions must demonstrate a clear application of EOD
Some generic examples in the following industries:
Climate change [Download]
Smart cities [Download]
Past entries can be found here [Download]
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LEVEL
Early stage funding/angel investor ready businesses (*TRL 8/9 and *BRL 1/2/3 )
Technology Readiness Level (TRL) [Download]
Business Readiness Level 1/2/3 (BRL) [Download]
*Technology Readiness Level (TRL) – See appendix
*Business Readiness Level (BRL) – See appendix