Upload your video on Vimeo or YouTube and send us the link with a description in English. Any applications after this deadline will be removed from the contest. The organization can decide to postpone the deadline. In this case timely communication will be provided on the contest website. Every participant (individual/organisation/company) can submit up to three separate videos (using the form below three separate times).
Every entry can be reviewed only once (losing all public votes to that day, so think carefully about changing your submitted video). The applicant gives permission to the organizer to show the video on the contest website and via EUKA-channels. All participants, when nominated finalist, are willing to provide a pitch presentation at the closing event on April 10-12th at the Commercial UAV Expo in Amsterdam.
By taking part in the contest ‘Drone Hero Europe 2018’ the applicant agrees to the terms and conditions of the contest. By entering, the applicant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions (see below).
By entering the contest ‘Drone Hero Europe 2018’ the participant agrees to the terms and conditions of the contest. Each contestant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions. You can download the full program and conditions here.
The applicant therefore also agrees that the content he uploads, publishes or transmits does not violate, intentionally or unintentionally any applicable local, state, national or international law or any regulations or laws having the force of law where the applicant resides including but not limited to any laws or regulations relating to securities, privacy.
The applicant agrees not to publish, upload or make available in any way content depicting illegal activities and respect local regulations about handling flying machines such as drones and multirotors and that he shall not endanger people, animals and goods by flying over. The applicant agrees that he will respect privacy and will not publish content of people without their agreement. The applicant declares that he, to the best of his knowledge, does not infringe any secrecy agreement, copyright or any other rights of third parties.
The contester/applicant agrees with the fact that he can be disqualified from the Contest by the organizer in case of non-conformance of his application or violation of any term or condition as described in this website. The contester/applicant waives any right to hold the organizer or any person assisting the organizer responsible for such disqualification and therefore waives any right to file a claim for this.
Intellectual property and liability
The applicant will discharge and hold harmless the organizer, jury or coaches or anybody assisting the organizer for this contest from any legal actions or claims from third party with respect to the content transmitted, uploaded or provided by any other means. All aplications will remain Intellectual property of the applicant. The organizer or anybody assisting the organizer with this Contest will not claim any IP rights on the transmitted, uploaded or transferred information.
Contact details of the applicants can be shared with official organizations that can help, coach or facilitate the applicant in any way. Finalists of the Contest agree to cooperate to a press conference organized by the organizer and to deliver a pitch detailing their concept and video at the Commercial UAV Expo Europe.
Confidential Information means any information and data of a confidential nature, including but not limited to proprietary, technical, developmental, marketing, sales, operating, performance, cost, know-how, business and process information, computer programming techniques, and all record-bearing media containing or disclosing such information and techniques which are disclosed pursuant to this Agreement. Confidential Information shall, if in written, visual or electronic form, form, be marked “Confidential” or “Proprietary” or marked with a similar label by the contester/applicant before being turned over to the organizer or anybody assisting the organizer. All oral disclosures of Confidential Information shall be identified as being confidential at the moment of disclosure and shall be summarized, in writing, by the applicant/contester and said summary will be given to the organizer within thirty (30) days of the subject oral disclosure. The organizer must make any objections to the contents of the summary, in writing, within fourteen (14) days of receipt.
Will not be considered as Confidential Information, information that:
(a) is or becomes part of the public domain
(b) was in the organizer’s possession prior to receipt from the contester/applicant;
(c) is received by the organizer from a third party free to disclose such information;
(d) is independently developed by the organizer, without use of the contester/applicant’s Confidential Information;
(e) is approved for release by prior written authorization of the contester/applicant;
(f) is necessary in order that the contester/applicant can take part in this contest, as detailed above in this document
The organization, jury and coaches are not liable for the use or misuse, theft or loss of the information provided by 3rd parties.
Dispute and jurisdiction
Frequently Asked Questions
Here you can find the answers to your questions regarding the contest.
For more information you can contact the organization.
Who can participate in the contest 'Drone Hero Europe 2018'?
Can a group of people/companies submit an entry together?
Can I submit a video that was shot at any time?
When can I submit my entry?
The contest launched January 15th 2018 and the deadline for entering your video is set on April 3rd at noon.
Can I enter multiple times?
Can I replace my previous entry with a new one ?
Do I have to be in Europe to participate?
Yes. We call for every European drone enthusiast to unleash their drone hero within and submit their innovative hardware, software or services drone solution. You or your company/organization must be based in Europe to be able to participate.
Can I submit my video by e-mail to the EUKA Office?
How is the judging conducted?
After the selection of the finalists, the nominees will be coached to pitch their idea, prototype or concept.
The criteria of the jury are: a promising valorization, great business opportunities, proven innovation spirit, unique proposal and an expression of creativity. The nominees will have their closing pitch in front of an audience of at least 500 professionals at UAV Expo Europe in Amsterdam. The jury will thereafter announce the awards.
Who judges the contest?
The jury consists of innovation experts, academics and representatives of government. All jury members have an excellent understanding of the drone economy in Europe and they will decide on 5 of the 6 Drone Hero Awards to be presented.
The Public Drone Hero is chosen by the public via an online voting system. Voting starts February 1st, 2018.
When are the finalists selected?
Finalists will be selected by an independent jury by April 6th. They will be contacted by Euka and will pitch in front of the jury and audience of Commercial UAV Expo Europe in Amsterdam.