Team up with meteorology, climate, atmosphere, machine-learning and cloud computing experts to develop innovative open-source software

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16th April 2021

Stream 1

Software development for weather, climate and atmosphere

  • Click here for a quick overview of the Stream 1 challenges
  • Go to Stream 1 challenges on GitHub and ask all your questions
  • Submit your proposal

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£5,000 stipend + Cloud Credits

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Stream 2

Machine Learning for weather, climate and atmosphere applications

  • Click here for a quick overview of the Stream 2 challenges
  • Go to Stream 2 challenges on GitHub and ask all your questions
  • Submit your proposal

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£5,000 stipend + Cloud Credits

Stream 3

Visualize weather, climate and atmosphere

  • Click here for a quick overview of the Stream 3 challenges
  • Go to Stream 3 challenges on GitHub and ask all your questions
  • Submit your proposal

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£5,000 stipend + Cloud Credits

     Note: for challenges funded by Copernicus, only nationals from the European Union and ECMWF Member States are eligible 

     to apply.

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   Successful projects will be eligible for a stipend of £5000 and if applicable, cloud credits from the European Weather Cloud
   or WEkEO. Please see challenge descriptions on GitHub for more details. Terms and Conditions apply.

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HOW DOES IT WORK?

Four steps from Application Period to the Final ESoWC Day

Application Period

01 February - 16 April

Browse through the ESoWC 2021 challenges on GitHub. Ask questions and together with ECMWF mentors, you can tailor your submission. You have time until 16 April 2021 to submit your proposal.

Step 1

Announcement of selected proposals

Step 2

30 April

The ESoWC 2021 teams will be announced on 30 April 2021. You can follow ESoWC on Twitter to get all updates.

Coding phase

3 May - 31 August

The 4-month long coding period starts on 3 May 2021 and lasts until 31 August 2021. During this time, the selected teams team up with experienced mentors and experts in weather, climate, atmosphere and machine-learning. Follow the progress of the projects on GitHub.

Step 3

The Final ESoWC Day

29 September

Step 4

The ESoWC day is the final day of the programme. All project teams are invited to this virtual event and present their project results. Presentations will be live-streamed.

#ESoWC2021Let's Innovate Together

Do you have any questions?

Speak with our mentors on GitHub

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