[OSGeo-Discuss] "Smart innovations for a smarter world" - 52°North Innovation Prize 2012 - CfP

Ann Hitchcock a.hitchcock at 52north.org
Mon Jun 18 03:10:07 PDT 2012

Dear List,


52°North announces this year’s Student Innovation Prize Competition!

Bearing the motto “smart innovations for a smarter world”, the prize awards
an innovation which best demonstrates/describes the practical application of
new technology/ideas in the field of Geoinformatics. Key factors are
innovative quality, feasibility, practical use and market relevance. The
innovation prize aims to stimulate students and student entrepreneurs to
generate and implement innovative ideas and concepts in the geospatial

This year’s 52°North Student Innovation Prize for Geoinformatics is endowed
with 5000,- EUR.

Applicants can be students, student entrepreneurs, student research teams.
Each individual must be enrolled as a BSc, an MSc or a Diploma student and
must NOT own a degree in either geoinformatics, informatics or a related

Current Call for Proposals is online (http://52north.org/innovationprize) 

Application deadline is August 31, 2012! 

An FAQ (http://52north.org/innovationprizefaq) is available for any
questions concerning the prize. Please feel free to contact us with any
additional questions.


52°North Initiative

Ann Hitchcock 

 <mailto:52nprize at 52north.org> 52nprize at 52north.org,
Tel. +49 (0)251 396 371 -0

The innovation prize is sponsored by 52°North GmbH, con terra GmbH, Esri
Deutschland GmbH, the Institute for Geoinformatics at the University of
Muenster and the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
(ITC) of the University of Twente. These institutions work together under
the banner of the 52°North Open Source Initiative to promote research and
education in the field of Geoinformatics. 

Best regards,

Ann Hitchcock



Ann Hitchcock

52°North Initiative for Geospatial Open Source Software GmbH

Martin-Luther-King-Weg 24

48155 Muenster, Germany


tel. +49 (0)251 396371 -21

fax: +49 (0)251 396371 -11


a.hitchcock at 52north.org



General Managers:

Dr. Albert Remke, Dr. Andreas Wytzisk

Local Court Muenster HRB 10849


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