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Airbus New Space Challenge 2018

Airbus New Space Challenge 2018

Do you have a commercial business idea relating to space?

Airbus is looking for exceptional ideas using space that are suitable for having a lasting positive influence on our daily lives. In doing so, Airbus are inviting students with innovative ideas that relate to space and how the industry is conducted. Ideas could relate to constellations, pseudo satellites, traditional satellites, launchers applications, services, data collection, mining.

To enter, applicants must submit a one age abstract on any new commercial business idea relating to space. The entries will be carefully and thoroughly selected, with the most exceptional ideas being invited to progress their business idea into a 30 minute presentation at the Airbus headquarters. Senior Airbus management will attend this latter stage of the competition to analyse and question the intricacies of the concept.

The competition will be judged on the idea, innovation, technical and commercial feasibility, and the
business plan. This competition is for groups only, with the minimum size being groups of two, and the maximum groups of five applicants working on an undergraduate or master’s degree at university.

To find out more about the competition, please complete the form on the side of the page.

Closing date for application: Thursday 15th February 2018. 


Fly Your Ideas

Airbus Fly Your Ideas is a worldwide competition that challenges students of all disciplines to innovate with Airbus for a sustainable aviation industry. In partnership with UNESCO, the competition is delivered by Airbus, the global organisation designing, manufacturing and supporting the world’s leading aircraft.

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