The 2017 European CanSat competition winners are…

More than one hundred students from all over Europe, including the UK winners GWC CanSat, competed in the finals of the 2017 European CanSat competition, organised by the European Space Agency and hosted by ZARM in Bremen, Germany, which took place from 28 June to 2 July. 

The winning teams were announced on 1 July. The ‘La Burgoneta Espacial’ team from Spain won first prize, while Ireland’s ‘Canny Potter’ and Poland’s ‘CANpernicus’ ranked second and third respectively.

ESA’s education office has been inviting secondary school students to take part in the European CanSat competition since 2010. It is part of ESA’s initiative to inspire young people to pursue a career in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.

Proposals are now open for the 2018 UK CanSat competition. 

Teacher training for the CanSat kits will take place on Friday 22 September, at the National STEM Learning Centre. 

Entrants must be over 14 years of age at the time of the competition and to be selected please complete our online entry form and read through our guidelines carefully.

The deadline for submission is 17 July 2017.

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