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Gravity Challenge (closed)

This challenge has closed.
Owner: Deloitte
Partners: AWS
Tags: Datasets, AWS, Mining and Energy Resources, Earth Observation, Defence, Security and Military, Agriculture and Meteorology, Banking and Insurance, Telecommunications and Connectivity, Health and Life Sciences, Transportation, Logistics and Smart Cities
Audience: Researchers, Students, Start-Ups, Businesses, Subject Matter Experts, Other
Anticipated Funding: Other
Applications close: September 30, 2019
Last Updated: September 30, 2019 11:20 PM
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The Challenge

The Gravity Challenge is a national technology innovation program for corporates, entrepreneurs and universities to design and build solutions to real industrial, social and environmental problems by leveraging AWS and Deloitte space capabilities, harnessing the recently announced AWS Ground Station service.

Applicants are welcome to apply for challenges in any of the following eight industries and come up with gravity-defying solutions. Keep in mind that each industry will have one or more challenges assigned to it but your solution may also address challenges in other industries. Pick an industry, build a team, be imaginative and launch!    

Industries are:

  • Mining and Energy Resources
  • Defence, Security & Military
  • Agriculture & Meteorology
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Telecommunications & Connectivity
  • Health & Life Sciences
  • Transportation, Logistics & Smart Cities
  • Travel & Tourism


The Partners


Eligibility Criteria

For complete details on the eligibility criteria that govern The Gravity Challenge please refer to the website.

Terms and Conditions

For complete details on the terms and conditions that govern The Gravity Challenge please refer to the website.

How to Apply

To submit an application to The Gravity Challenge please refer to the website.

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