Success Metrics for NZ Aerospace Challenge 2019


We anticipate that some of the top projects may progress into start-up and commercial ventures.

Real World Solutions

The outcomes of this competition will have real-world applications to some of the most pressing issues facing the agricultural sector, as well as being a catalyst for stimulating innovation in UAs and space technology.

National Demo and Pitch Event

The Challenge will culminate in a national demo and pitch event in Christchurch in October 2019, with the winning team receiving a cash prize of $30,000. as well as post-challenge startup support.

Incubator Programme

Up to 20 applicants or teams will be invited into an incubator programme in Christchurch with access to Airbus data and expertise, mentorship from tech and agriculture specialists, and the use of airspace approved by Airways for testing their UA ideas.