The BELS special prize addresses smart young entrepreneurs and researchers from South East Asia, who will gain the possibility to interact with European companies and research centres. Participation is strictly limited to citizens of the ASEAN countries (Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Brunei, Singapore). BELS is looking for innovative downstream applications based on GNSS/Galileo. The proposed ideas or solutions will be evaluated by a European panel of experts based on the following criteria:

  • Innovativeness of the idea
  • Relevance to GNSS/Galileo
  • Relevance to SEA society
  • Technological feasibility
  • Quality of the proposed solution
  • Prototype availability
  • Market potential
Prize 2016
  • A EUR 2.000 cash award to be used at the winners’ discretion
  • Incubation support of 6 months in a European incubator or research centre to refine the idea and possibly arrive to a prototype
  • A total budget of EUR 20.000 will be allocated to cover travel and living expenses of two people for a stay of at least 6 months

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