Icelandic Startup Awarded GALILEO Master

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Icelandic Startup Awarded GALILEO Master

Leifur Björn Björnsson, co-founder of the Icelandic startup company Locatify accepted the GALILEO Master – Öresund Award in Munich, Germany, last week, as part of the competition European Satellite Navigation on business ideas involving satellites.

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Leifur Björn Björnsson. Source: galileo-masters.eu.

There were more than 400 participants and 22 awards were granted to companies from different regions, a press release described.

Locatify won the Nordic contest for “Turf Hunt Games and SmartGuides Everywhere”; the company is developing tools for designing orienteering games and guides for smart phones.

The Californian company True3D received the competition’s main award for its idea for a guide in the form of a red line that appears on the windscreen of vehicles leading drivers the right way.

Click here to read more about Locatify.

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